Energy Consumption of Telecommunication Networks

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Lange, Christoph; Kosiankowski, Dirk; Westphal, Fritz-Joachim; Gladisch, Andreas (Deutsche Telekom AG, Laboratories, Goslarer Ufer 35, 10589 Berlin, Germany)
Gerlach, Christoph (Deutsche Telekom Netzproduktion GmbH, Goslarer Ufer 35, 10589 Berlin, Germany)

The energy consumption of a telecommunication network increases, but at a reduced slope compared to the assumed traffic volume increase. The major energy consumption portion shifts from access to backbone networks with rising traffic volume.