Category Archives: Green radio

VTC 2011 – GREENET Workshop Sunday

Confernces start at weekends,thats the new rule! At least the special workshop do. This year I was invited to give a plenary talk at the workshop on our (i.e. eWIN project) paper  on the characteristics of “clean slate” system design … Continue reading

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Have we reached “peak-spectrum”?

After reading the FCC report “MOBILE BROADBAND:THE BENEFITS OF ADDITIONAL SPECTRUM” one can easily get the impression that we have passed “peak spectrum” and that we are running out of the stuff at a rapid rate. You may contest that,  … Continue reading

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The Money is in the Smart Grid!

Machine to Machine (M2M) communications has been under development for decades but we are still waiting for its commercial success. Already some 10 years ago, numerous companies were created with the ambition for other industries to leverage commercially from the … Continue reading

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Clean Power for Mobile Networks

The number of mobile subscribers are growing at unprecedented rate especially in developing countries. However, most of the population in these countries live in rural areas and it becomes challenging to provide electric power to the base stations in these … Continue reading

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Energy Savings from Cognitive Radio and Cooperative Systems?

I find my self reading the  VTC 2011 workshop program where there is a workshop on Cognitive radio and Cooperative strategies for POWER saving (C2POWER). The key question asked is if these techniques can make up for the additional power … Continue reading

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Green Radio debate at PIMRC 2010 in Istanbul

There are quite few large scale initiatives in “Green” Energy efficient wireless systems. This was evident from both the technical sessions as well as in the panel session on Monday afternoon, Sept 27th.  All the big players is on the … Continue reading

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Green revival came too late

The mobile communications industry has been very good at minimizing the energy consumption of the mobile devices, but only recently due to increasing energy prices and the pressure of reducing carbon dioxide emissions has forced the industry to start paying … Continue reading

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No longer just a research trend – Green Radio is here to stay!

It’s no longer  just a research trend. Now most of the big companies are turning “green” using CO2 exhaust reductions as a heavy argument in their advertising of their products.  Check out this site (and video) as an examples (NokiaSiemens) … Continue reading

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