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Norwegian regulator sees drones as option for restoring mobile coverage after emergencies

Monday 4 November 2019 | 12:01 CET | News
Norwegian communications regulator Nkom has suggested drones as one option for restoring mobile coverage after incidents, in a report to the Municipal and Modernisation Ministry following the Jolster landslides on 30 July. Nkom director Elisabeth Aarsaether handed the report to cabinet minister Nikolai Astrup at the Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) drone workshop in Bodo. Satellite facilities are another possibility for temporary service.

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