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800,000 alternative energy-powered base stations in 2009

Clean telecoms go green

Over 800,000 base stations will utilize alternative energy solutions such as wind or solar energy, and nearly 70 million mobile devices will be ethically disposed of or will be recycled in 2009, says a new report.

Launching a new Clean Telecoms Research Service to meet the growing need for green initiatives, ABI Research vice president and chief research officer Stuart Carlaw said: "One only has to look at the splash of solar-powered mobile devices at Mobile World Congress 2009 to see that environmentally friendly solutions are becoming increasingly important to mobile consumers, service providers, application developers and OEMs alike.

"Renewable energy will be a critical aspect in connecting the next two billion subscribers in off-grid and brown power areas. Not only is it environmentally friendly but it is also extremely cost effective."

The new ABI Research Clean Telecoms Research Service covers important aspects such as energy consumption, renewable energy penetration, manufacturing and materials usage, corporate responsibility, regulatory issues, recycling, and product end-of-life management in the key areas of radio access and core networks, devices and services.


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