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Hispasat and Thales Alenia Space team up on stratospheric balloon demonstration for 4G/5G telecom applications
Cannes, September 11, 2018 – Hispasat, the Spanish satellite communications operator, and Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33 %), announced today that they are jointly preparing a stratospheric balloon demonstration for 4G/5G telecom applications.
As Thales Alenia Space continues to move forward with the design and development of its high-altitude platform station (HAPS) StratobusTM, SwRI will support Thales Alenia Space with technical advice and assistance based on SwRI’s considerable experience with lighter-than-air technologies.
Piracy, shipwrecks, and haze from bush fires in Sumatra are just some of the dangers awaiting ships plying the straits of Malacca. Patrolling the narrow, congested straits, the busiest shipping channel in the world, has long been a problem for regional navies.
New official video concerning Stratobus. Led by Thales Alenia Space in cooperation with its partners, the Stratobus program officially kicked-off on April 26th 2016.