Indus Towers, India’s largest telecom tower company is building green Tamil Nadu by providing 5,920 green sites and 5,505 non-AC sites.
While maintaining highest standards of health and safety, Indus Towers maintains over 5,920 green sites in Tamil Nadu with 5,505 sites being non-AC sites. These green sites use innovative solutions like free cooling units and fast charging battery banks to reduce energy consumption and have advanced energy solutions like Li-Ion battery bank to reduce the carbon footprint. As part of its efforts, Indus Towers has been able to successfully reduced 68 percent of diesel consumption since inception.
Furthermore, through its ‘Shut AC’ initiative, Indus Towers has converted over 5,505 sites from indoor-to-outdoor (Non AC) by shutting down ACs across the Tamil Nadu circle, resulting in a significant reduction in carbon emission and pollution.
With 13,100+ towers and over 28,700+ tenancies in Tamil Nadu comprising of 2,800+ towers and 6,500+ tenancies in Chennai, Indus now offers its users continuous and uninterrupted connectivity across the state.
Going forward too Indus Towers aims to expand its existing efforts in the region by installing more tower sites strategically followed by aggressive rollout plans for various telecom operators; thereby bolstering its seamless communication network in the region.
Talking about Indus Towers’ initiatives, A Siva Prakash Rao, circle CEO – Tamil Nadu, Indus Towers said, “Tamil Nadu is the second largest telecom circle in terms of mobile subscribers for Indus and we are committed towards developing the infrastructure and contributing towards the growth of the state’s economy. We have been continuously working towards expanding our footprint, keeping our environmental duties in mind and at the same time employing and training workforce in the circle.”
“Indus Towers has always stood by its responsibility towards the people across the nation, as well as in the region, by ensuring hassle-free connectivity to mitigate the damage experienced during any unfortunate calamity,” added Rao.
Indus Towers played a critical role in restoring the network by providing continuous uninterrupted mobile telecommunications services in Puducherry, Cuddalore and other parts of Tamil Nadu, even when accessibility and maintenance of sites was a challenge owing to the recent heavy downpour. The field operations team of Indus Towers worked with the locals to help the distressed in every possible way, by ensuring round-the-clock connectivity for them to reach out to the authorities as-well-as their near-and-dear ones.
A total of 550 people from Indus and operator companies in Chennai, Coimbatore and each affected zone worked together on the ground and constantly monitored the situation. Apart from ensuring minimum downtime and restoring network availability, the company also worked closely with state and local authorities towards restoring normalcy to everyday life in the region.
(This news story is from Tele Analysis)