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Europe should accelerate 5G rollouts to achieve climate targets: Ericsson

November 1, 2021


The accelerated deployment of 5G connectivity across Europe and the U.K. will have an immediate and catalyzing impact on climate targets by reducing CO2e emissions, according to a new study commissioned by Ericsson.

The study found that implementing 5G technology across four high-emitting sectors — power, transport, manufacturing and buildings — could generate the same emissions savings that would be achieved by removing 35 million cars.

The study also reports that at least 40% of the EU’s carbon reduction solutions, up until 2030, will rely on fixed-line and mobile connectivity.

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