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McKinsey & Co Report: The growing imperative of energy optimization for telco networks

According to McKinsey & Co’s research published today, telco operators can achieve 15-30 percent savings in energy costs by using a holistic approach that combines technology solutions with site and equipment optimization, pricing, and operational levers to create substantial and sustainable change. 

The report assesses the causes of energy cost increases and how operators are coping with them. It also offers a path forward through better site design, a shift towards energy-efficient technologies and analytics-based optimization, and the implementation of pricing levers.