Vodafone and Ericsson are to trial the use of drones and Lidar-based 3D technology to speed up network planning and site upgrades. Drones will collect high-definition imagery and use Lidar technology to help build 3D digital twin model of sites.
Samsung has teamed up with Manna Drone Delivery, in a move that will see drone delivery made available to Irish customers when purchasing the latest range of Galaxy devices.
Revector has launched the Revector Detector Drone (RDD) – an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a mobile phone base station attached that can fly over hard-to-reach areas in the aftermath of natural disasters or accidents and locate survivors through their mobile phones.
O2 has joined a consortium, led by drone logistics operator Skyfarer, created to enhance the pathology network in the UK by potentially speeding up patient response and sample turnaround times and make drone delivery of blood for lifesaving transfusions a reality.
Drones are transporting key medical supplies, such as COVID-19 testing samples and kits, in the remote Argyll & Bute region of Scotland as part of a three-month trial.
Drone delivery of goods and critical services via mobile networks is a step closer following successful testing by Vodafone and Ericsson.
Vodafone has teamed up with Skyports and Deloitte to transport medical supplies for NHS Scotland using drones.
Samsung today announced a successful demonstration of its new drone-based antenna configuration measurement solution for 4G and 5G networks in the company’s campus.