Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category
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 this video features some standout examples.
CTIA continues to focus on “green” initiatives this month, and today we’re featuring an update from our member, Verizon Wireless. HopeLine® phone recycling and re-use program: We collect old and unwanted wireless phones, accessories and batteries in all our stores nationwide and by mail to benefit domestic violence prevention and awareness. We partner with sports teams, [...]
We continue to focus on “green” initiatives this month, and today we’re featuring an update from our member, Motorola. Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, [...]
As you know, we declared April as “green” month and have been featuring various videos, podcasts and information focused on this topic. We are also going to be posting updates that highlight some of our specific members’ eco-friendly initiatives and contributions. Today, we’re posting information from Sprint Nextel. Sprint Environmental Priorities Summary Sprint is committed to being [...]
Wireless communications play a key role in enabling smart energy programs. Sempra Energy’s Director of Network Communication, Jeff Nichols, discusses how wireless relates to smart energy and shares interesting use cases and lessons learned from real-life deployments around the U.S.
Xcel Energy is bringing smart grid to life with its fully-operational Smart Grid City system in Boulder, CO. Company executives and founding partner executives from Accenture discuss the concept that utilizes wireless in its smart meters and other ways to enable important two-way communication throughout the network, providing efficiency and cost and environmental savings.
As you may recall, CTIA declared April as “green” month. In addition, today is the start of the EPA’s National Cell Phone Recycling Week (April 5th-11th). The EPA’s Plug-In To eCycling program is a joint program that combines the leading cell phone manufacturers, retailers and service providers to raise national awareness about the importance of cell [...]
As part of our efforts to continue raising consumer awareness about the wireless industry’s commitment to creating a low-carbon economy, we declared April as “green” month on our blog. Throughout the month, the blog will feature informative videos, podcasts and updates that highlight the sector’s eco-friendly initiatives and contributions. In addition, we’re supporting the U.S. [...]