5G's Green Footprint Stretches Across 'Railroads, Waterways and Airways of Tomorrow,' Says Qualcomm Exec

At CES 2022, Qualcomm’s VP of economic strategy claims that the green outlook for 5G greatly surpasses that of previous generations of cellular technology
Jan 13, 2022 4:40 PM ET
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By Catherine Sbeglia

During a panel discussion at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Kirti Gupta, VP of economic strategy at Qualcomm, claimed that the green outlook for 5G greatly surpasses that of previous generations of cellular technology. Further, she argued that the transformative promise of 5G, and because it is designed to “connect everything, everywhere,” it is paramount that it enables a sustainable future.

“I see 5G’s role as pervasive in society,” she said, adding that the technology will transform nearly every industry as enhance and accelerate new technologies. In doing so, she argued, 5G is the fundamental infrastructure driving the future connected world.

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