ZTE and China Mobile Research Institute promote the energy saving of commercial 5G base stations

Release Date:2020-03-19  Author:ZTE  Click:184

19 March 2020, Shenzhen, China - ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today has partnered with China Mobile Research Institute and the Jiangsu branch of China Mobile to deploy 5G energy saving technologies, including sub-frame shutdown and deep sleep on commercial networks in Lianyungang, China, significantly saving energy consumption of commercial 5G base stations.

For the first time, China Mobile's Lianyungang 5G commercial network has applied sub-frame shutdown, deep sleep, and other energy-saving technologies on a large scale. In the initial stage of 5G deployment, due to the small amount of service traffic, the energy-saving effect is significant. 

According to statistics from the existing network of Lianyungang, deep sleep is enabled from 0 to 6am at night, and the energy saving efficiency is significant. In addition, the energy saving efficiency of sub-frame shutdown from 6am to 24pm can reach 16%, and the 24-hour energy saving efficiency of a single site can reach 25% when the current traffic is low. 

It is an important step for China Mobile and ZTE towards 5G energy saving. With the increase of service traffic, China Mobile and ZTE will explore more energy-saving technologies, such as the application of more integrated 7nm chips.

Moving forward, China Mobile and ZTE will continue to work together to explore the application of new 5G technologies and functions in commercial networks, improve network quality, build up 4/5G superb networks and provide users with better network services.

ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, operators, companies and public sector customers. As a part of ZTE’s strategy, the company is committed to providing customers with integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value as the telecommunications and information technology sectors converge. Listed in the stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), ZTE sells its products and services in more than 160 countries.

To date, ZTE has obtained 35 commercial 5G contracts in major markets, such as Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (MEA). ZTE commits 10 percent of its annual revenues to research and development and takes leadership roles in international standard-setting organizations.

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