Mobile Gaining Green by Going Green

Medford, Cassimir
September 2008
Red Herring;9/18/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on a program launched by GSM Association designed to power base stations in developing countries with renewable energy sources. Base stations are those physically spaced pieces of equipment mounted on towers that handle cell phone calls. Off-grid base stations are usually powered by diesel fuel. But due to the rising cost of diesel fuel and the green movement starting to take hold in some countries, the association is attempting to speed the change to renewable energy sources.


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