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Survey report: How sustainable are our mobile networks

The impact of energy consumption on the climate is becoming an urgent issue for the wireless industry.

To understand how sustainable mobile networks really are and whether emerging technologies can minimise the industry’s energy footprint, Mobile World Live conducted an international online survey of mobile industry professionals.

The results show that reducing energy consumption is one of the mobile industry’s top priorities and that energy consumption is expected to be an increasingly limiting factor in network deployments in the next five years. The results also indicate that the industry is generally positive about the potential for network virtualization and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to help reduce energy consumption, but much less certain about the energy impact of edge deployments.

Download this report to understand the factors that affect mobile network sustainability.

Please click here to download the report.