Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category
CTIA’s John Walls talks with Department of Energy’s Dr. Kristina Johnson about the dramatic transformation that wireless technology can provide in how we transmit, control and use power.
A farmer in the Mississippi Delta region uses wireless technology to automatically steer his tractors, creating greater efficiency in tilling his field and harvesting his crops and saving him money and time.
Innovative use of wireless and GPS technology is helping the Paulding County School District in Atlanta, Georgia revolutionize its bus fleet management. See how district officials, bus drivers and parents benefit from improved efficiency and safety through cutting-edge wireless technology.
There is an increasingly greater awareness throughout the wireless industry of the need to develop more environmentally-sensitive products, services and systems. Significant efforts are already underway and we have created a piece that features some standout examples of this.
CTIA and our members recognize that we all have a responsibility to the environment for the health of our planet and for future generations. This is why our members are developing “greener” products and services, implementing energy-saving technologies in our network operations and business practices and educating consumers about cell phone recycling. But we believe [...]
In this year alone, wireless technology has saved businesses millions of dollars by adopting eco-friendly wireless solutions like e-billing, wireless fleet monitoring and smart grid technologies. By using wireless technology and services, businesses are deploying more sustainable business practices while reducing their environmental footprints. In April, we celebrated Earth Day’s 40th anniversary and talked about [...]
This morning, CTIA commended the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) for its recent study of energy and water utilities’ communications needs. The report, “Utility Communications Needs: Key Factors that Impact Utility Communications Networks,” concluded that utility companies rely on wireless technology for communications across the grid, and that wireless carriers will play an important role in [...]
Smart grid implementation has the potential to offer enormous benefits for the American public. They can improve reliability and power quality, reduce peak demand and increase both energy efficiency and our reliance on renewable energy. A sophisticated smart grid power system has unique communication requirements that allow for an interactive, real-time infrastructure that is able [...]