HAPs – Fitting in a rapidly evolving industry

Recently, the UK space agency made a commitment to invest in HAPs (High Altitude Platforms) with over $25M to improve connectivity & technology. Additionally, several companies such as Mira Aerospace (JV between UAVOS & Bayanat) & BAE Systems achieved testing milestones, while Chinese ALifecom is addressing interoperability of HAPs architecture with other NTN systems. These.

Connectivity Business: 5G standard incorporating space networks is ‘biggest opportunity’

Next year’s update to 5G will have non-terrestrial networks (NTN) standards, easing the integration of space and terrestrial connectivity. “We are bullish about the impact of 5G on the satellite industry,” Northern Sky Research (NSR) Consultant Lluc Palerm told Connectivity Business. “It is the biggest opportunity in the history of the industry.” The “functional freeze…