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Date: 04.22.2016
Earth Day, celebrated this year on April 22, raises awareness of the need to reduce damage to the environment. More than 90 percent of corporations, including the nation’s leading telecommunications providers, are making substantial commitments to limit their environmental impact, according to a survey conducted by Ingersoll Rand with...
Date: 05.27.2015
Technology is unleashing new potential to pioneer innovations that not only add value to consumers' lives, but also help solve complex problems around the globe. With this goal in mind, American companies are compelling inventors to compete for prizes and pay their technology advances forward to the rest of the world. This year’s...
Date: 04.28.2015
The nation’s telecommunications providers are embracing the Internet protocol (IP) transition, migrating from traditional copper wire and coaxial cable to fiber-based networks. This shift is not only helping advance technology, but it’s also having a positive environmental impact as well. Fiber is more efficient, reliable and...
Date: 04.23.2015
A majority of broadband households — 85 percent — has taken measures to reduce energy usage and costs in the past year, according to a Parks Associate study. In addition, workers who telecommute are also yielding positive returns for the environment. A recent report released by FlexJobs that examined the flexible work environments of...
Date: 02.11.2015
When winter weather strikes, technological tools — from apps and GPS to crowdsourcing and other Internet-driven devices — are helping communities track and react to natural events. Through these resources, cities can respond more efficiently and residents are better able to access real-time alerts and updates to ensure safe travel....
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USTelecom is the nation's leading trade association representing and promoting the interests of its members, broadband service providers and suppliers for the telecom industry. Our diverse member base ranges from large publicly traded communications corporations to small companies and cooperatives – all providing advanced communications...