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Vodacom South Africa installs solar power system at Randburg base station controller

Wednesday 22 May 2019 | 12:59 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa has installed solar panels capable of generating up to 34kW of power to supplement the power supply of its Randburg base station controller in Johannesburg. The installation will help generate more than 50,000 kWh of energy every year to power the hardware and will reduce the base station controller's reliance on batteries in the event of load-shedding. Vodacom said it aims to reduce its carbon footprint and improve network reliability and operational costs.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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