Saturday, 15 May 2021

O2 matches 5G with satellite connectivity in new connected car project

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 01 October 20

The operator has today launched the UK’s first commercial lab for 5G and satellite communications, exploring how the technologies can combine to facilitate connected vehicles

5G has long been posited as fundamental for the realisation of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). Driving is a highly complex activity that requires near instantaneous decision-making and image identification, something which simply is not possible with the latency of a 4G connection. But with 5G, which will reduce latency to around one millisecond…

5G has long been posited as fundamental for the realisation of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). Driving is a highly complex activity that requires near instantaneous decision-making and image identification, something which simply is not possible with the latency of a 4G connection. But with 5G, which will reduce latency to around one millisecond…

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