New focus on high-altitude platform internet

In the 1990s and 2000s, several projects were launched to explore the potential application of high-altitude platforms (HAPs) for telecommunication and remote sensing. The US, Japan and South Korea took the lead with several projects. HAPs are commonly deployed in the stratospheric layer, far higher than the altitude at which commercial aircraft operate, and are […]

Spectrum is not 5G’s biggest challenge

When new technologies come about, so do the hypes around them. Think back to WiMAX – it was certain to take over the communications world, but then came LTE and LTE advanced to challenge its position. Today’s hype is 5G, with all the great things it will bring. It is true that it will become […]