Cable & Telecom

Ericsson Canada partners with universities to minimize 5G network energy consumption

MONTREAL – Ericsson Canada announced today a strategic research program that will explore the use of artificial intelligence to minimize the energy consumption of 5G networks, led by École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) in partnership with Concordia University, Polytechnique Montréal and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). “The project aims to help communication service providers shrink their carbon footprint and reduce operational costs by saving on energy, which will, in turn, help lower costs for consumers and decrease harmful emissions,” a press release explains. Data scientists from Ericsson’s Montreal-based Global Artificial Intelligence Accelerator will support the three-year project in collaboration...

Our industry and COVID-19

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