Category: Green

The Podcast: public cloud, Vodafone and M&A

It’s the Easter holidays so we had to record this episode over Zoom because Pierre is on his travels. After another AI Armageddon tangent, the guys start by reflecting on a recent UK decision to investigate its public cloud market over competition concerns, which coincides with their broader concerns in this area. They move on to recap a recent visit to Vodafone, at which it showed off its energy-saving efforts, before concluding with a review of some recent corporate shenanigans.

Vodafone flaunts its energy saving efforts

UK operator Vodafone detailed the technical developments it is making to render its network more energy efficient, such as installing its first on-site solar panels at an exchange in Gloucester.

What to expect from European operators at MWC 2023

With the biggest trade show in the telecoms calendar kicking off next Monday, here’s a sneak peak of what some of the main European telco groups will be showcasing in the halls of La Fira in Barcelona.

Ericsson goes green with Optus kit and financing framework

Ericsson has established a new financing framework to cover future investments in energy efficient technologies and renewable energy, the announcement coming a day after it shared details of the rollout of an energy efficient RAN site with Australia’s Optus.

Can the Circular Economy help solve the supply chain crisis?

To overcome supply chain issues, the industry needs to consider alternative options. Some operators are exploring product redesign to avoid using equipment they can’t get hold of, whereas others are turning to the circular economy.