July 19, 2019 by Colin Moriniaux

5 Reasons Why Backup Power is needed for Telecom Companies
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Batteries are a trendy topic in today’s energy debates. Big players such as renewable energy producers or car manufacturers have for instance loudly expressed their interest for that technology. One industry that stayed under the radar though is telecommunications...

July 25, 2019 by Colin Moriniaux

Batteries or Power Generators for Telecom Backup Power?
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Power outages are one of telecom companies’ worst nightmares, as they lead to loss of revenue, customers, image, and so on. In response, internet and telephone providers have expressed a keen interest in having a power backup system. But power can be obtained via different processes...

August 16, 2019 by Colin Moriniaux

Lead Acid vs Lithium-ion Batteries
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Most people are not aware that batteries really are everywhere around us. They give life to almost every single device we use, from the alarm clock in the morning to the Netflix series displayed on our laptop in the evening...

September 12, 2019 by Colin Moriniaux

Investigating Small Cells
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Unbeknownst to urban citizens, a new creature is about to invade our city rooftops, traffic lights and lamp posts. She hardly makes any noise, does not look anything special and yet she may very well transform our everyday life...

October 9th, 2019 by Colin Moriniaux

Are lithium-ion batteries safe? and other legitimate concerns demystified. Interview with Autonom's CEO
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In October 2016, Samsung took the decision to suspend the commercialization of its new flagship product, the Galaxy Note 7, after cases of fire or even explosions were disclosed. Responsibles for these accidents were the lithium-ion battery, whose ill-adapted design caused overheat and eventually fire...

October 15th, 2019 by Colin Moriniaux

Telecom Vocabulary: Typical Mix-ups
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Telecommunications can hardly be considered a topic for everyday discussions. Rarely do you get the chance to say “how’s your AC inverter and PSU doing?” Or: “the GSM network is cloudy with 3GPP today, isn’t it?”

This is largely due to the fact that the vocabulary used is highly specialized. Listening to two telecom engineers chatting, you might...

November 13, 2019 by Colin Moriniaux

What is PoE and what does it change for telecom equipment
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Ever felt discouraged when looking at a bunch of electrical wires, all tangled up, not knowing which one is the one you are looking for? Things have gotten significantly better though, with the rollout of the PoE technology in recent years. Power over Ethernet (PoE) refers to..

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