Telecom Egypt, an integrated operator of communications and information technology services in Egypt, partnered with Huawei Technologies to implement an eco-friendly tower. The tower will be made of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) with wireless availability.
Through this cooperation, Telecom Egypt will become the first operator in Egypt and Africa to install this green tower as a steel alternative that causes high emissions of carbon dioxide.
“Telecom Egypt’s green external sites also depend on modern technologies for wireless access devices, such as the technology of antennas integrated with signal amplifiers, which contribute to reducing the energy consumption of one site by about 40%, if compared to traditional sites. These modern technologies also contribute to improving the signal quality by about 20%, when compared to regular antennas, which will further result in reducing the number of stations to be installed, enhancing the preservation of the environment, and hence achieving the aimed-for sustainable development,” Adel Hamed, Managing Director and CEO of Telecom Egypt, said.
The tower is approximately 18m high, with a camouflage fence made of environmentally friendly materials, supported by integrated wireless access solutions and a green solar energy system.
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