Bouygues Telecom heads for green energy with EDF

Bouygues Telecom heads for green energy with EDF

The operator is accelerating in the race to optimize the efficiency of its networks.

Telecom operators are raising the green flag. Bouygues Telecom unveils its new plan on Tuesday to reduce its environmental footprint. 5G, so decried by the Greens, is one of them, as is the possibility offered to customers to better manage their smartphone. Their manufacture is the first source of digital pollution.

Bouygues Telecom deploys a range of tools to facilitate the recycling, take-back, sale of refurbished products and also the repair of mobiles. Since 2019, the operator has partnered with WeFix to promote the repair of phones as soon as possible.

On the network side, Bouygues’ telecoms subsidiary will use 100% renewable energy this year. The operator has entered into a partnership with EDF, which starts in 2022. “We are directly involved in the development of renewable energy production tools by directly purchasing part of our electricity consumption in renewable energy…