The Effect of Unwanted Internet Traffic on Cellular Phone Energy Consumption

@article{Puustinen2011TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Unwanted Internet Traffic on Cellular Phone Energy Consumption},
  author={Ismo H. Puustinen and Jukka K. Nurminen},
  journal={2011 4th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security},
  year={2011},
  pages={1-5}
}
Unwanted Internet background traffic (often called "Internet background radiation") is received to every public IPv4 address. This is a problem for cellular phones with an always-online GPRS connection, because receiving the unwanted sporadic data traffic will cause the cellular radio to be used, which in turn drains the device battery. We present… CONTINUE READING