Vodafone is preparing to welcome connected drones to its global network.
Mobile network infrastructure offers many capabilities for putting cellular connected drones to good use. Vodafone first set foot in the drone scene in 2016 and we have been innovating ever since. Find out more about our latest trials and technology developments by exploring our published papers and articles.
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We have recently become the first company in the world to show how mobile technology can be used to prevent drones interfering with controlled/high security areas, crime scenes, major incidents and events in future.
There are geographical maps, political maps, climatic maps, humorous maps, but now for the first time there is a map of the sky designed just for drones. We have been in Catalonia developing that map, which shows the mobile coverage that drones can receive at different altitudes.
Vodafone Completes First European Trial Of Mobile Tracking And Control Technology For Long Distance Drone FlightsIn the first trial of its kind in Europe, Vodafone Group, the world leader in Internet of Things (IoT) services for business, has successfully demonstrated how mobile networks could support the European’s Commission’s vision of safe long distance drone flights.