Airtel achieves 74% reduction in emissions per terabyte

15/11/2016 09:34

Leading telecom giant, Airtel has said that it has achieved 74 per cent reduction in emissions per terabyte on its network. Accordingly, the company claimed to have saved 10.36 million liters of diesel in network infrastructure, data center, and facilities operations.

Airtel has also operationalized e-bill initiative since FY 2011 – 2012 saving paper. It has also deployed 87,000 sites during the last financial year under Project Leap. It also implemented Open Network, providing transparency in network initiatives.

Besides the telecom sector, Airtel has also claimed to have made its mark in the education and other segments, where it benefitted 85,000+ underprivileged children via Bharti Foundations’ various initiatives. The company has constructed 12,700 toilets for individual households for free-of-cost in Ludhiana district.

Meanwhile, shares of the company were trading at Rs 298 apiece, down 1.24 per cent from the previous close at 09:32 hours on BSE.

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