We have a packed agenda for the Q2 2023 meeting the Town Hall Innovation Series session is focused on Sustainability and Energy Efficiency in Broadband. These sessions are OPEN to the Industry! Please join us for the informative, inspiring sessions in Porto, Portugal on Monday, June 5th, starting at 8:00 Local Time (UTC+1). Below you will find presentation previews, speaker pictures and bios.
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A preview of the 2023 Q2 Detailed Agenda is now available.
Agenda 08:00 Local Time on Monday, June 5th
Mauro Tilocca, TIM and Town Hall Innovation Series "THIS" Co-Chair, BBF
"EU Broadband Energy Code of Conduct"
Presented by: Paolo Bertoldi, Senior Expert and Project Leader, European Commission
The EU Broadband Energy Code of Conduct is a voluntary initiative aimed at promoting energy efficiency in the broadband sector across European Union member states.
The code sets out guidelines for network operators to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in their networks and data centers. The code covers various aspects, including equipment efficiency, network design, and operational practices, hence encouraging the adoption of best practices, equipment optimization, and the use of renewable energy sources.
The code is currently in effect and has been widely adopted by industry players across Europe, demonstrating their commitment to sustainable and environmentally responsible broadband operations. It plays a crucial role in advancing sustainable practices in the broadband industry, contributing to the EU's broader energy efficiency goals.
Presented by: Gavin Young, Head of Fixed Access Center of Excellence, Vodafone
The number of connected-home appliances and IoT devices that customers connect to their WiFi/broadband lines is growing year on year. These devices consume energy and hence this growth is increasing customer’s energy costs at a time when the cost of living is rising, a significant portion being higher energy bills. Network operators have the potential to help both their customers and the wider planet CO2 emissions situation by developing energy aware technologies.
The emerging App-enabled Service Provider Gateway as well as TR-181 data model parameters on power consumption are great vehicles that CPE and connected home/IoT device vendors should adopt/develop to provide the tools to monitor and effectively contribute to optimise the energy fingerprint of customer’s broadband connected homes.
"Renewable Energy Production at Telco Sites"
Presented by Rita Tasnadi, Vice President Telco Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, DT
"dBNG Energy Consumption Modeling and Testing"
Presented by: Jonathan Newton, Principal Engineer of Fixed Access Center of Excellence, Vodafone
With the advent of disaggregation and virtualization of node functionalities, the modeling and testing of the energy consumption of distributed Physical Network Functions becomes crucial. This presentation deals with the work on dBNG modelling and testing, considering also energy saving strategies which take advantage of Subscriber Session Steering to consolidate customers on a reduced number of data planes when traffic levels drop.
"Sustainability of the Home Network"
In the case of Orange France, the power consumption of the Set Top Boxes and home gateways together is twice as much as the IP network used to supply them with data and about one-tenth of its total carbon emissions.
The goal of the presentation is to share the current situation and some ideas about what we could do both in short term and in the longer term to reduce carbon emission linked to the home network.