Overall ICT footprint and green communication technologies

Willem Vereecken, Ward Van Heddeghem, Didier Colle, Mario Pickavet, Piet Demeester
2010 2010 4th International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP)  
Green communication technologies currently receive a lot of attention. In this paper we give an overview of the environmental issues related to communication technologies en present an estimation of the overall ICT footprint. Additionally we present some approaches on how to reduce this footprint and how ICT can assist in other sectors reducing their footprint.
doi:10.1109/isccsp.2010.5463327 fatcat:fmntk326w5hjllgq3re2wdyuwu