0
General

Finnish govt working group says consumers need information about power use and recycling

Wednesday 17 June 2020 | 13:37 CET | News
A Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications working group on the environmental and climate impact of the ICT sector in Finland has published an interim report. It said the Finnish sector's power use is quite moderate by global standards but the public needs information about the consumption of different devices and networks. Consumers also need guidance on equipment recycling, it said.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General / IT
Countries: Finland
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Microsoft vows to reach zero waste in direct operations, products by 2030

Published 04 Aug 2020 15:51 CET | World
Microsoft announced its goal to become zero waste in its direct operations, products and packaging by 2030. To address its own ...

DNA says nearly half of Finnish reception class pupils have their own mobile phone

Published 04 Aug 2020 12:09 CET | Finland
Telenor's Finnish arm DNA said that its 2020 annual school survey found that almost 50 percent of reception class pupils has her ...

Telia Finland encourages phone recycling as 80% of emissions caused during manufacturing

Published 23 Jul 2020 13:48 CET | Finland
Telia Finland is encouraging customers to buy refurbished mobile phones through its 'Telia Recycled' scheme. Sustainability ...

Piceasoft starts omnichannel licensing as rising online phone sales push up remorse returns

Published 15 Jul 2020 12:45 CET | World
Piceasoft said it is bringing in a new business model to support its customers' omnichannel service strategies. Rising online ...

Finnish operators' customers favour Huawei P Smart in June

Published 01 Jul 2020 13:26 CET | Finland
The Huawei P Smart 2019 improved its sales among customers of Finnish operators in June. The smartphone came fifth on Telia's ...

AIS expands e-waste collection service to 160 Thailand Post offices across Thailand

Published 08 Jun 2020 11:10 CET | Thailand
Thai operator AIS has expanded the 'Thais without E-Waste' campaign. AIS developes this project in cooperation with partners from ...

Turk Telekom employees collect 18 tons of electronic waste in 3 years

Published 05 Jun 2020 11:59 CET | Turkey
Turk Telekom said its employees collected 18 tons of electronic waste in 3 years, contributing to recycling. In a statement made ...

Elisa deploys Nokia liquid cooling 5G AirScale base station to cut energy costs and waste heat

Published 03 Jun 2020 11:56 CET | Finland
Nokia said that Finnish operator Elisa has deployed Nokia's liquid cooling 5G AirScale Base Station to reduce potential energy ...

Nos starts selling Fairphone 3

Published 08 May 2020 14:26 CET | Portugal
Its main features are the Android 9 OS, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor, a 5.7-inch Full HD (18:9) Gorilla Glass 5 screen, ...

Elisa expects to be carbon-neutral in 2020 including 11% emissions offset scheme

Published 11 Mar 2020 11:59 CET | Finland
Finnish operator Elisa said it is committing to carbon neutrality this very year, in new climate goals that is has published. All ...

EU plans legislation this year on universal phone charger

Published 31 Jan 2020 09:19 CET | Europe
The European Commission aims to present legislation by Q3 on a universal phone charger in the EU. This follows a resolution ...

Finnish govt sets up working group on ICT sector impact on environment and climate

Published 05 Nov 2019 12:16 CET | Finland
Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications Sanna Marin has appointed a working group to draw up a climate and environmental ...

Telia Finland starts offering refurbished mobile phones with 2-year warranties

Published 09 Apr 2019 14:02 CET | Finland
Telia Finland said it offers six models of refurbished mobile phones under the name Telia Recycled, using the English word, as a ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

10 Aug Synchronoss Q2
10 Aug ON Semiconductor Q2 2020
10 Aug Pixelworks Q2 2020
10 Aug Sohu Q2 2020
10 Aug Avaya fiscal Q3
10 Aug Ceva Q2
10 Aug Gogo Q2 2020
11 Aug Viavi fiscal Q4
11 Aug NTT fiscal Q1
11 Aug Zoom Telephonics Q2 2020
11 Aug Rakuten Group Q2
11 Aug Lumentum fiscal Q4
11 Aug Radcom Q2 2020
12 Aug Tecnotree H1 2020
12 Aug Freenet Q2 2020
12 Aug Tencent Q2 2020
12 Aug Cisco fiscal Q4
12 Aug China Unicom Q2 2020
13 Aug iQiyi Q2 2020
13 Aug 1&1 Drillisch Q2 2020
13 Aug United Internet H1 2020
13 Aug Teleste Q2 2020
13 Aug RTL Group Q2 2020
13 Aug China Mobile H1 2020
13 Aug Singtel fiscal Q1
13 Aug Teleste Q2 2020
13 Aug Deutsche Telekom Q2 2020
13 Aug Swisscom Q2 2020
13 Aug Telstra FY results
14 Aug TDC Q2 results
::: More Calendar Items