• 07 SEP 20
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    5G base stations use up to three-and-a-half times more energy than 4G infrastructure

    From the South China Morning Post

    5G towers are consuming a lot of energy, so China Unicom is putting some of them to sleep overnight

     

    • China Unicom decided to put some 5G base stations to sleep between 9pm and 9am, prompting concern from users
    • 5G energy consumption is an environmental problem that’s being overlooked, some experts say
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