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Deployable network on drone

Ericsson has conducted a successful proof of concept trial where a 150g cellular network, about the size of a smartphone, was mounted on a drone and deployed to provide mission-critical voice and video connectivity services in areas with poor or zero network coverage.
The demo was developed using commercially available hardware and software products and solutions. Ericsson Research professionals modified the products by integrating several software components, creating a compact hardware design for attaching all equipment to a drone. The system trial flight times averaged between 10-15 minutes.
Read more about the trial in the related news article.
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