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HAPsmobile, Loon make LTE video call with unmanned aircraft

Thursday 8 October 2020 | 13:49 CET | News
SoftBank's HAPSMobile and Alphabet's Loon said they have successfully tested their jointly developed communications payload in the stratosphere on HAPSMobile's Sunglider, a solar-powered unmanned aircraft system (UAS). During the test, the communications payload enabled an LTE video call between Loon and AeroVironment team members with smartphones in New Mexico and HAPSMobile team members in Tokyo.

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