Report Overview

Battery backup for telco infrastructure: options and necessity


Key Takeaways


Overview of battery options

Telco battery requirements for mobile base stations

Do NBN services need battery backup?

Battery backup for 5G small cells

Australian Government Mobile Blackspot Programs


Table of figures/charts

Figure 1. Outage incidents by location and cause for outages

Figure 2. Battery storage overview with brand available in Australia

Figure 3. Energy density (energy storage per unit mass) and price of current and future battery technologies

Figure 4. Recommended autonomy times by NSW Telco Authority

Figure 5. Impact of power outage on NBN services

Figure 6. Total Base Stations Across Rounds 1 – 5

Figure 7. Total Base Station funding after Round 5