STC and Ericsson have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore sustainable initiatives to power the operator’s network infrastructure with intelligent and renewable energy.
Lebanon faces the imminent collapse of its telecoms sector as a result of ongoing fuel shortages, according to the country’s parliamentary Media and Communications Committee.
Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel has announced that it is joining global efforts to combat climate change.
In an interesting reminder of the growing relevance of smart grids and the Internet of Things (IoT) to developing markets, it has been reported that Kenyan operator Safaricom is offering to supply a $288 million smart metre system to the country’s main power utility.
Pan-African operator Vodacom has installed three new solar-powered sites in South Africa as part of what it describes as its energy and carbon management strategy and commitment to reducing its impact on the environment.