Wednesday, 24 January 2018

EE's 4G network takes flight

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 21 February 17

BT-owned mobile operator using drones, balloons to provide coverage in rural areas.

EE on Tuesday showed off airborne 4G base stations designed to provide mobile coverage in rural areas and during emergencies. Called 'Air mast' they consist of a mini mobile site attached to a helium balloon – which is used to deliver a signal in areas where existing infrastructure may have been damaged or in areas where there is no 4G coverage &ndash…

EE on Tuesday showed off airborne 4G base stations designed to provide mobile coverage in rural areas and during emergencies. Called 'Air mast' they consist of a mini mobile site attached to a helium balloon – which is used to deliver a signal in areas where existing infrastructure may have been damaged or in areas where there is no 4G coverage &ndash…

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