Hybrid Powering Solutions

The educational content of this category relates to Hybrid Powering Solutions for Telecom/Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.


FTTx/Optical Networks

Powerful Questions

Dec. 2, 2021
Evaluating 4 Access Networks’ Energy Consumption The Internet, along with the applications and services it enables, have become an essential part of people’s day-to-day personal...

The Power of 5G

June 1, 2021
Powering Options for Small Cells — To continue to meet the goal of ubiquitous 5G service, it is clear that many additional 5G nodes are needed. To support these nodes, […]

RLP = Secret Sauce for Small Cell Success

May 1, 2021
Qualifying the Telecom Power Grid — What’s that saying? What is old, has become new again. Well, when it comes to qualifying the telecom power grid, no statement could be […] ...

5G Means the Heat Is On!

March 1, 2021
Managing the Looming 5G Energy Surge — There is a natural tendency to treat the move from 4G to 5G networks much like the move from 2G to 3G or […]



Why It’s Time to REALLY Listen to Customers

Aug. 15, 2020
Over a decade ago, a few telco veterans became frustrated with the UPS units for FTTH that were required to be installed by the FCC. The installation required the UPS […]
Network Transformation/Edge Compute/IoT/URLLC/Automation/M2M

The Edge Is Hot, But Keep Cool

May 1, 2019
Data Centers Changes Require Thermal Management Evolution — Data centers, whether they are multi-story hyperscale facilities in excess of 10 MW or small facilities designed to...

Double the Purpose, Double the Fun

April 1, 2019
Batteries at telecommunications facilities are typically used to back up critical infrastructure equipment during an outage, often during the transition when the power source ...

The Power of Green Technologies for Disaster Recovery

March 1, 2019
A recent report from the United Nations office for disaster risk reduction stated that worldwide costs of climate-related natural disasters (earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and...

Powerful Changes Ahead

Nov. 1, 2017
3 Backup Power Trends to Consider — Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is quoted as saying, “Change is the only constant in life.” It was true in 500 BCE and it […]