You are here

Blog - August 2017

Why ubiquitous broadband and green ICT go hand-in-hand

August 21st, 2017

Charles Despins, Co-Chair for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, has published an interesting article in the Aug. 15, 2017 issue of SmartCitiesDive Magazine advocating that city planners, managers, citizens and other stakeholders should recognize broadband as essential infrastructure, just like water and power.  They should leverage its contribution to economic development, a clean environment and healthy social fabrics, particularly when globalization and shifts in traditional manufacturing paradigms put their communities at risk.