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Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

The Vodafone Group is now deploying fuel cells as an alternative source for power for some of its cell sites. Vodafone Group senior manager of infrastructure and energy Lee Andrew Jones wrote in post on TelecomLead that the operator’s South African operations Vodacom has turned to fuel cells to power sites, particularly sites outside the […]

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Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

Asia Pacific is leading the world in the adoption of machine-to-machine applications, according to the Vodafone M2M Barometer 2015. The research, in its third year, is based on respondents from 659 interviewees from 16 countries across 7 vertical industries. Over 250 respondents were from the Asia Pacific across six countries – Australia, India, Japan, South […]

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Indus Towers’ green initiative – The Hindu

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Indus Towers Limited, a joint venture set up in 2007 by Bharti Infratel Ltd, Vodafone India and Aditya Birla Telecom, has increased the number of green sites in Andhra Pradesh circle comprising AP and Telangana to 4,450… As of now, 32% of towers in AP circle have been declared as green sites. Source: Indus Towers’ […]

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Connected waste management: The future of cleaner and greener refuse disposal

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Niklas Ekarv, Head of M2M Asia Pacific, Vodafone Global Enterprise Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. By 2050, that number is expected to rise to 70%. The continued growth of the global urban population is putting a strain on public services and facilities, with issues such as traffic, pollution […]

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IBM and Vodafone team up for smart homes

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Vodafone and IBM is together in the smart home business, demonstrating in Berlin last week a solution that allows for remote management of household appliances. The smart home showcase features IBM’s SmartCloud Service Delivery Platform, and Vodafone’s Global M2M Platform. According to the companies, M2M will enable appliances to feed data back to service providers […]

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Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

Major telecoms operators around the world will now be selling desktop software, albeit via the cloud. SingTel, Telstra, NTT Communications, Vodafone, Bell Canada, and Telefonica, have all signed up to distribute, or as Microsoft puts it, syndicate, Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offering. Basically, Office 365 will give a user a package of software – Office, […]

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In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

| September 28, 2010 | 3 Comments
In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

A core part of Green Telecom Live’s theme is to promote carbon accountability in the telecoms industry. As such, we have produced the first ever research report into the carbon performance and the strategies of the world’s top telcos, according to the Fortune Global 500 list of such companies in 2009. The research was compiled […]

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Vodafone tops sustainability leaders chart by Tomorrow’s Value Rating

| March 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Tomorrow’s Value Rating, a new tool that rates companies on how well they manage their most pressing social and environmental issues, has ranked Vodafone at the top of all ICT companies with a score of 60%. “The Tomorrow’s Value Rating of the world’s largest information and communications technology (ICT) companies shows that sustainability leaders such […]

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MWC2010: Vodafone’s Green Tech programme

| February 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
MWC2010: Vodafone’s Green Tech programme

Vodafone had a more or less complete cell site outside their pavilion at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, demonstrating their Green Technology Programme. The installation featured a bank of solar panels connected to what appeared to be a full cell site complete with antenna and base station controller. The demo equipment itself was […]

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Vodafone and Alcatel-Lucent’s smart meter play in Germany

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments
Vodafone and Alcatel-Lucent’s smart meter play in Germany

Vodafone Germany and Alcatel-Lucent says they will work together to develop a smart metering offering for the German market. The new product will leverage Alcatel-Lucent’s Smart Metering Management System SMM8617 while Vodafone will provide the connectivity between consumer premise devices and the management system. According to the companies, the smart metering managed service will enable […]

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