STC and Ericsson partner to power network infrastructure

STC and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to partner on the exploration of sustainable solutions to help power the STC network infrastructure with smart and renewable energy. 

Under this alliance, both firms will cooperate in further exploring new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) green-site solutions and sustainability initiatives that may be more suitable for the Kingdom.

Ericsson will put its expertise to work to develop the most energy-efficient strategies for the STC network as a way of contributing notably to the betterment of society at large.

The first phase of the MoU involves STC and Ericsson deploying several sustainable site solutions that will display the possibilities of renewable energy as the source of power for networks of the future.

Key areas of partnership will include implementing a solar-hybrid site and other initiatives aimed at lowering Carbon dioxide emissions, invariably helping to preserve the environment.

Abdulla Alkanhl, Chief Corporate Affairs at STC says: “With this new MoU, we work yet again with Ericsson to push the ICT industry’s boundaries and focus on ensuring a sustainable, environmentally viable future while providing our customers with unparalleled connectivity in the Kingdom.”

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