Survey and applications of standardized energy metrics to mobile networks

Hassan Hamdoun, Pavel Loskot, Timothy O’Farrell, Jianhua He

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The energy consumption and the energy efficiency have become very important issue in optimizing the current as well as in designing the future telecommunications networks. The energy and power metrics are being introduced in order to enable assessment and comparison of the energy consumption and power efficiency of the telecommunications networks and other transmission equipment. The standardization of the energy and power metrics is a significant ongoing activity aiming to define the baseline energy and power metrics for the telecommunications systems. This article provides an up-to-date overview of the energy and power metrics being proposed by the various standardization bodies and subsequently adopted worldwide by the equipment manufacturers and the network operators.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-123
Number of pages11
JournalAnnales des Télécommunications
Issue number3
Early online date1 Feb 2012
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • energy and power efficiency
  • energy and power metrics
  • wireless access networks


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