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Air Conditioning of Remote Telecom Shelters

With 315 million mobile phone subscribers as of October 2008 and a predicted 8 to 10 million new connections every month, it is anticipated that up to half our population or one in every two citizens of our one billion plus country will own a mobile phone by the middle of 2012. This article describes the role that air- conditioning has to play in facilitating the uninterrupted operation of telecom-related equipment housed within what are commonly called as Telecom Shelters, located in different topographies – deserts, plains, hilly areas and even mountain ranges in varied climatic conditions.

By Sean Menezes
October- December 2008
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