5G for a More Sustainable Future
On 20 September 2021, Qualcomm unveiled the report “Environmental Sustainability and a Greener Economy: The Transformative Role of 5G,” highlighting the many ways 5G technology can achieve critically needed sustainability benefits, and calling for joint efforts by industry and government to accelerate 5G adoption.
The report finds that 5G can transform, and positively impact, industries across the globe by creating new products and processes that support environmental sustainability. Importantly, the report shows how 5G-enabled sustainability is an economic opportunity with major potential for increased revenues, profit margins, and productivity as well as a range of other business benefits.
With 5G, industries and organizations can increase their overall sustainability and competitive advantage by significantly improving greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, pesticide usage, and energy consumption.
Full Article: IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Volume 17, Number 1, March 2022