How the power requirements of mobile networks will evolve over the next decade
Huawei take a deep dive into the challenges ahead and how the industry can work together to meet these
Explosive data growth in the mobile industry will lead to an exponential increase in the energy consumption of mobile networks. As mobile operators look to curb both power costs and carbon emissions, they must work closely with their most important partners, optimising the way in which power is generated, consumed and managed by the industry. In this interview we speak to Huawei’s Dr Fang Liangzhou to understand the power trends ahead, the new solutions being developed and the key steps the mobile sector must take to drive energy efficiency and reduce the sector’s carbon footprint.
TowerXchange: Can you suggest how the forecast energy demand and carbon footprint of mobile networks is set to change over the next decade ?
Dr Fang Liangzhou, CMO of Digital Power Product Line, Huawei Technologies Co.