Whitepaper: Embracing the Challenge of the Broadband Energy Crisis
The number of broadband subscribers continues to grow worldwide, while the offerings provided by cable operators is also growing. Between network growth and increased offerings, energy consumption and energy costs are at an all-time high. In just North America, broadband energy usage is estimated to grow four-fold, to as much as $4 billion by 2020. Industry leaders in Europe and North America are taking the lead on implementing standards to help improve network energy efficiency on a global scale.
This whitepaper covers:
- Increases in energy consumption and costs resulting from increasing global demand for broadband
- Improvements in energy efficiency from equipment manufacturers
- Achieving greater network efficiency
- Power supply monitoring