[Copenhagen, Denmark, September 27 2022] Recently, TM Forum hosted the Digital Transformation World (DTW) Summit, where China Mobile and Huawei’s “Green 5G Enables Sustainable Development” project won the 2022 Sustainability Excellence Award. By applying the intelligent digital capabilities of autonomous networks (AN) as well as innovative technologies, the project has fulfilled its social responsibilities and made an outstanding contribution to sustainable development.
China Mobile and Huawei win TM Forum Sustainability Excellence Award 2022
As digitalization gains momentum, billions of people are connected to communication networks – connections happen all the time. It is estimated that each TB of information helps the company reduce its CO2 emissions by 115 kg.
Facing the global goal of peak carbon and carbon neutrality, China Mobile has cooperated with Huawei and leveraged artificial intelligence technologies to create an all-scenario “green 5G” solution based on the core concept and capabilities. of the AN. Solution highlights include:
- In terms of operating the 5G networkThe solution has built all-scenario power-saving technologies for its network operations to achieve end-to-end power savings on 5G networks, covering the network layer (5G base stations, transmission, equipment rooms, simplified outdoor sites and data centres).
- In terms of industry customer empowermentThe solution combined the artificial intelligence capabilities of AN with the high bandwidth and low latency benefits of 5G to help businesses (such as steel and automotive) improve the efficiency of resources and production efficiency in order to achieve energy savings and reduced emissions.
- In terms of data transfer, China Mobile is actively practicing “Eastern Data, Western Training” on the computer strength network to make full use of the Western advantages of intensive, bundled and clean energy. Associated pilot projects show that “Eastern Data, Western Training” can effectively reduce carbon emissions and support sustainable development.
Faced with the largest network scale and highest power consumption of wireless base stations, Huawei offers an experience-based solution that builds on the concept of “single-domain autonomy” of the NA to formulate the “one site, one policy” energy saving policy. + multi-network collaboration. At the NE layer, green solar energy is introduced and AI technologies are exploited to scale electricity consumption and reduce power consumption. At the network level, AI enables accurate identification of co-coverage; multi-RAT coordinated hibernation and power control are combined to achieve the optimal trade-off between network experience and power efficiency. To save energy in transmission devices, OXC technology is introduced. At the NE layer, the use of ultra-high photonic integrated components significantly reduces single-bit power consumption. At the network layer, all-optical scheduling and mesh networking enable the construction of a green all-optical network with single domain autonomy.
In the next decade, communication networks will continue to play a leading role in promoting the world’s development. As a global leader in ICT solutions, Huawei will continue to invest in developing smarter, greener and more reliable products and solutions to help operators meet their social responsibilities for energy conservation. and reducing emissions, with the ultimate goal of building a green future. .