Carbon Footprint of the
Internet-Based Telecommunication
and Teleconferencing Services

Author - 

Bikas Prasad


A network-based model of the carbon footprint of the Internet has been thrust area and it is presented here and used to determine the carbon decline due to Internet-based telecommuting and teleconferencing services that replace car and air travel. The model presented here includes DSL, FTTN and PON access technologies, edge and core network architectures which have been based upon currently commercially available equipment. We are trying to find out carbon emissions of the Internet and we will factor in this in our analysis in order to obtain an accurate estimate of carbon abatement provided by the Internet



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