It pays to go green

Walker, Matt
August 2008
Telecom Asia;Aug2008, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p32
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the rising costs of energy that affect telecommunication companies (telcos) and its suppliers and the use of green technology to save energy cost. He argues that electricity has a substantial direct costs for telcos, which accounts for 3% of the expenses. He cites that with the surge in radio access networks, power saving techniques including BTS (biofuels, wing and solar) powering, green technologies can cut energy costs and increase income of the companies.


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