Moving towards 5G for aircraft communications


This video from Airbus looks into the Seamless DA2GC in Europe (ICARO-EU), an innovation project which addresses an integrated high-capacity direct air-to-ground communications (DA2GC) system designed to connect the network infrastructure of the aircraft to the ground cellular network. The result is that aircraft passengers are provided with broadband services and cellular coverage from gate to gate, without losing connectivity. The system also integrates Machine-type Communications (MTC) to support various wireless on-board applications and use-cases

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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