MURRAY HILL, NJ--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) -

What: GreenTouch -- a global research consortium dedicated to dramatically improving the energy efficiency of the world's data and communications networks -- will be announcing the findings of a milestone research study during a live webcast. The study was conducted to enable the industry to better understand potential network energy efficiencies and provide a roadmap for networks in 2020.

GreenTouch chose a webcast as a green platform to announce the news.

Who: The event will be led by GreenTouch member companies, which include leading industry, academic and non-governmental research experts dedicated to fundamentally redesigning communications and data networks. More information can be found at www.greentouch.org. For the latest updates, follow GreenTouch on Twitter at @green_touch.

Why: An opportunity to learn how the data and communications networks of 2020 can become more energy efficient, while sustaining anticipated traffic growth. The findings are expected to help service providers identify technologies, architectures and protocols to improve network energy efficiencies.

Who Should Attend: Organizations and individuals in the ICT industry; researchers and scientists in academia, non-governmental organizations; analysts and members of the media who are interested in telecommunications, innovation, industry collaboration, innovation, and green/clean technology; future and current GreenTouch members; the general public.

When: Monday, May 13, 8-9pm Shanghai CST/ 1-2pm BST/ 8am-9am EDT.

Where: Participate in the webcast at http://www.media-server.com/m/p/jcczhxay. A recording of the webinar will also be available at the same link.

Contact Information:

Media Contacts:
US-
Constance Rose-Edwards
Breakaway Communications for GreenTouch
Office: +1 212-616-6004
Mobile: +1 917-975-2257
credwards@breakawaycom.com

UK-
Rachel Postlethwaite
Breakaway Communications Europe for GreenTouch
Office: +44 7949 883636
rp@breakawaycom.com