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Deutsche Funkturm plans internet connectivity from stratosphere via partnerships

Monday 7 December 2020 | 09:25 CET | News
Internet connectivity from the stratosphere helps to serve poorly accessible or sparsely populated areas. Sandro Scalise, Head of Department of the Institute of Communications and Navigation at the German Aerospace Centre, said satellite connections help with the new 5G mobile communications standard. Satellite communication offers options for IoT connections, too. Scalise does not foresee completely new approaches in satellite-based communication in the future, but technical developments such as laser communication that will enable higher data rates.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Funkturm / Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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