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Operators prescribed more IP as set top energy diet results revealed

In an energy-conscious society, internet streaming services are increasingly being used as scapegoats for climate change by certain politicians and research outfits. A handful of unexpected protagonists have stepped up to the mark in recent years, in the form of US pay TV operators which have reportedly reduced their carbon footprints substantially through an agreement renewed last year – in turn saving consumers $billions. AT&T, Altice USA, Comcast, Charter and others have all followed through on commitments initially inked back in 2013 and research published this week rains some rare praise on these unpopular consumer-facing companies. National energy consumption from set tops has declined by 39% over 4 years, even with enhanced functionality of set tops; saving consumers approximately $5.15…

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