Trials Prove 5G Cell Phone Signals Can Be Beamed From Above

Stratospheric Platform Concept
Credit: Stratospheric Platform Concept
LONDON—UK startup Stratospheric Platforms has demonstrated the ability to transmit 5G cell phone signals from a high altitude. The trial, which took place over the Red Sea Project in Saudi Arabia on Feb. 2, saw the company’s airborne 5G mast technology fitted to a Grob G520 high-altitude turboprop...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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