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Ericsson and China Mobile in world's first 5G drone test

Friday 12 August 2016 | 16:40 CET | News
Ericsson said it teamed up with China Mobile to conduct the world's first 5G-enabled drone prototype field trial. At the the trial, held in Wuxi in China's Jiangsu province, a drone controlled by the operator's network flew with handovers between cells across multiple sites. Ericsson said the potential use cases for drones could include support for emergency services and emphasised the importance of reactive networks with end-to-end low latency to ensure the safety and reliability of such functions.

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