India readies plan to clean Delhi’s air, but won’t focus on vehicles



  • A traffic policeman wears a mask to protect himself from dust and air pollution as he signals to drivers in New Delhi, India, December 23, 2015.
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    A traffic policeman wears a mask to protect himself from dust and air pollution as he signals to drivers in New Delhi, India, December 23, 2015.

  • A traffic policeman wears a mask to protect himself from dust and air pollution as he stands on a road-divider in New Delhi, India, December 23, 2015.
  • The World Health Organisation said last year that 13 of the world’s 20 most polluted cities were in India, with New Delhi the worst.
  • Instead, the plan will call for enforcing bans on what some environmentalists regard as relatively minor sources of pollution, including burning of garbage and construction dust.


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BTI Systems Extends the Cloud to the Central Office With New Virtual Network Edge Solution



  • The BTI 7800 Virtual Network Edge represents the third phase of the BTI 7800 Series platform rollout.
  • At the Layer123 SDN & OpenFlow World Congress, BTI will showcase the Virtual Network Edge solution — in Booth #14 — by demonstrating a Proof-of-Concept with Active Broadband Networks’ Virtual Broadband Network Gateway (vBNG).
  • The BTI 7800 Virtual Network Edge solution integrates rich optical transport and wire-speed routing with applications software in an open system that supports rapid development and ease of use.
  • A new class of solution that capitalizes on a truly open architecture, integrating cloud/Web 2.0 technologies with a converged packet-optical platform, the BTI 7800 Virtual Network Edge enables next-generation broadband services delivery at the network edge.
  • BTI is a market-leading provider of cloud and metro networking software and systems to colocation, content and service providers around the world.


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