Energy efficiency as a SON mechanism for HSPA+ networks

  • Marcelo Jaimes
  • Ana García Armada
Palabras clave: UMTS, HSPA, Energy Efficiency, Green Mobile Networks, Self-Organizing Networks, SON


The operation of mobile networks incurs significant amounts
of energy consumption. From a network operation point of view reduction
of energy consumption is not only a matter of environmental responsibility
but also reduces the operational costs and improves network performance
minimizing some daily problems. In our study we apply an energy saving
mechanism by means of Self-Organizing Networks (SON) functionality. We
show that it is possible to reduce energy consumption and also control cell
breathing bringing more Quality of Service (QoS) to the network.

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