Saturday, 30 May 2020

Reducing 5G’s energy consumption is ‘an industry responsibility’, says Ericsson

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 12 March 20

A new report from Ericsson argues that it will be possible to overcome 5G networks “energy curve”

From 2G to 4G, the increase in energy demand from generation to generation of mobile technology has been steady and predictable. With more data traffic comes higher power consumption, and some operators are predicting that 5G will double their current power usage once fully deployed.    But it does not have to be this way, suggests a new report from Swedish vendor Ericsson…

From 2G to 4G, the increase in energy demand from generation to generation of mobile technology has been steady and predictable. With more data traffic comes higher power consumption, and some operators are predicting that 5G will double their current power usage once fully deployed.    But it does not have to be this way, suggests a new report from Swedish vendor Ericsson…

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