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Softbank buys HAPS patents from Loon

Thursday 30 September 2021 | 12:58 CET | News
SoftBank said it has acquired 200 High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) patents from Loon, the internet project Alphabet said it was winding down. The transaction means Softbank and its HAPSMobile subsidiary will together own about 500 HAPS-related patents, related to network technologies, services, operations and aircraft for HAPS. The companies will use this expanded patent portfolio to further develop the HAPS business and prepare for commercial HAPS services.

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