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Alphabet's Loon, SoftBank's HAPSMobile complete development of communications payload for HAWK30 aircraft

Thursday 6 February 2020 | 09:45 CET | News
Alphabet's Loon and SoftBank's HAPSMobile successfully created a communications payload for HAPSMobile's HAWK30, a solar-powered unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that flies in the stratosphere. The initiative to design and develop the communications payload for the HAWK30 follows an announcement last April between Loon and HAPSMobile where the companies formed a strategic relationship. The partnership grew out of a joint recognition of the untapped potential of the stratosphere to enhance the connectivity ecosystem and bring more people, places, and things online.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alphabet / Softbank
Countries: World
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