Smart providers know that employing smart energy management tactics is no longer optional. This special section shares the best practices key telecom providers are deploying in their network today to reduce operational costs AND to ensure that their footprint on our planet is sustainable. Read how these providers are on the leading GREEN edge of doing what’s right for the network and our future.
Shane Edmonston was one of 10 recent AT&T Champions of the Environment winners for his work with the Radio Operations West team to reduce carbon emissions by replacing generators with solar panels and wind turbines. Shane, radio operations west manager in Ramona, California, takes an innovative approach to his work. Here's how he did it.
Feeling like you're underachieving in terms of powering your base stations? Time to change that. Learn about a base station energy management system that can deliver significant benefits related to operational cost; including optimization of logistics for diesel refills, generator service and remote trouble-shooting.
David lives and breathes OSP engineering. He is so well respected that his neighbors call him to solve all types of troubles they have in their home -- telecom related or not! Read David’s approach to this and more.
Service providers have spent a lot of time and effort on solving the problems associated with providing Ethernet Access across a variety of media such as fiber, DSL, HFC as well as mobile and fixed wireless. Read the challenges and opportunities of turning that focus to transport across carrier and country boundaries.
Currently, 70% of voice and 90% of data traffic originates indoors. Yet traditional drive-tests are nearly always used within a vehicle. So, when you can’t drive a vehicle into an airport, office building, or shopping mall, can a smart test in a smartphone do the trick?
Sure, a Li-ion battery is powerful and lighter than its other counterpart, but can it handle the heat of real-life field conditions? Read how and why it can potentially be the king of the battery forest in the future.
After hearing some impressive kudos from his managers, we had to get to know Jason ourselves before bestowing on him OSP’s Tremendous Tech award. We like what we learned by talking with him. You will too.
The benchmarking challenge with safety is for our engineering-heavy companies to understand that layering a benchmarked industry best safety program on top of an organization won’t render the same results at the end of the day: in dealing with safety we are dealing with people.
In order to accomplish what needs to be done when it needs to be done, a leader engages in certain disciplines to produce that result when required. Self-leadership employs intentional action in advance to ensure the right action happens when necessary. Learn these 5 disciplines on how to practice self-leadership.
In today’s tough economy it simply makes sense to grow from within by developing differentiated products and services that win over new customers and keep current ones coming back. Unfortunately, few companies are able to implement this kind of organic growth. Learn about what obstacles stand in their way.
The current job market and workplace demand that companies foster the positive characteristics of 2 important age groups, Baby Boomers and Millenials, if they are to prosper in these trying economic times. Read about these 4 common problems between generations in the workplace -- and how understanding may be attained.
Switching from Either/Or Thinking to Both/And Thinking can free you from feeling like you have
to sacrifice everything to get ahead. This means combining ideas for a more streamlined, synergistic approach. When you take this kind of thinking to heart, you will be living -- and leading -- with integrity.