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Energent Services Go Greener

Newer Engergent Services provides newer products and services including cloud based demand side applications like lighting and heating.

ITU OKs Universal Phone Charger Standard

The ITU this week gave its stamp of approval to an energy-efficient universal charger for mobile phones. The new Universal Charging Solution (UCS) enables the same charger to be used for all future handsets, regardless of make and model. In addition to dramatically cutting the number of chargers produced, shipped and subsequently discarded as new […]

AT&T to Invest More Than $17B in Broadband, Community

High-school drop-out rates? Environmental issues? Volunteerism? These don’t at first blush seem to be the core business of a telecom carrier, particularly in the midst of a recession. Yet AT&T Inc. is ponying up $865 million to help communities address “critical national challenges,” as it put it. In addition to citizenship and sustainability initiatives, AT&T […]

Cisco Saves $277 Million Annually With Telecommuting

Cisco Systems Inc. estimated it saves $277 million in productivity annually by allowing employees to telecommute, the company announced this week along with the findings of its Teleworker Survey of nearly 2,000 company employees across five regions globally. The study, which was conducted to evaluate the social, economic and environmental impacts associated with telecommuting at […]

Web Hosting List Adds Green Ranking

Web Hosting Report has added a green category to its best Web hosting companies ranking. Categories include Best Cheap Hosting, Best Email Hosting and Best Blog Hosting, among others. The new category, “Green Web Hosting,” ranks the best green companies. Web Hosting Report said several Web hosting companies are buying carbon credits to offset their […]

CTIA Celebrates Earth Day With Universal Charging Solution

CTIA-The Wireless Association announced today its commitment to support a common format for wireless phone chargers, known as the “Universal Charging Solution” (UCS). Developed by the Open Mobile Terminal Platform industry standards group and recently adopted by the GSMA, the UCS aims to reduce energy consumption and enhance the customer experience through the adoption of […]

Verizon Business Releases BillManager 4.0

To further improve the electronic billing experience for large businesses and government agencies, Verizon Business has introduced BillManager 4.0, a new software application that enables IT managers to analyze and report on their communications expenses. Users can download the application from the Verizon Business Customer Center (VBCC) online portal and then access it through a […]

USA Digital Masters the Agent Channel

USA Digital Communications Inc. (Booth 604) announced a plan to amp up its agent program with a new promotion it expects will make agents turn green with envy a free ticket to the 2008 Masters Tournament, April 7-13, 2008, in Augusta, Ga. At the fall 2007 Channel Partners Conference & Expo, USA Digital will launch […]

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