Ericsson: tests 5G connectivity at altitude via drones
(CercleFinance.com) - Ericsson has announced that it has begun testing 5G connectivity at altitude via drones, in partnership with UScellular, a US mobile network operator.
The first trials were conducted in Beloit, Wisconsin, using a drone equipped with a 5G smartphone and equipment designed to measure signal strength, signal quality, download speeds and latency during flights at different altitudes.
This trial aimed to collect and analyse connectivity and network speed data in the air and compare it to the speeds experienced on the ground.
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