Vodafone to create a 4-G signal on moon

- Advertisement -

You may not get a good signal everytime you get over your claustrophobia and on a lift. However, worry no more about staying on the grid, if you ever land on the moon, because the one place you’d expect will be people-free, won’t be anymore. With Vodafone’s plans of establishing a 4-G network on moon, all the humanly pleasures of posting duck faces on Instagram can be achieved seamlessly. Just kidding. Only smart people get to go to moon. Kidding again.

Vodafone will partner up with Nokia to support a mission by PTScientists in 2019. The mission will land two Audi lunar quattro rovers on the Moon, which will be connected to a base station in the company’s landing module (Autonomous Landing and Navigation Module (ALINA)) via 4G. “The great thing about this LTE solution is that it saves so much power, and the less energy we use sending data, the more we have to do science”, said Robert Böhme, CEO of PTScientists.

PTScientists
The technology behind the network will be provided by Nokia,which will create a space-grade Ultra Compact Network that will be the lightest ever developed and will weigh less than a bag of sugar. The 4-G network will help Audi lunar quattro rovers to communicate and transmit scientific data and HD videos while they study NASA’s Apollo 17 lunar rover vehicle.

nokia bell labs
Vodafone testing indicates that the base station should be able to broadcast 4G using the 1800 MHz frequency band and send back the first ever live HD video feed of the Moon’s surface, which will be broadcast to a global audience via a deep space link that interconnects with the PTScientists server in the Mission Control Centre in Berlin.
“This project involves a radically innovative approach to the development of mobile network infrastructure,” said Hannes Ametsreiter, chief executive of Vodafone Germany.

- Advertisement -

4-G network by Vodafone
Successful executions of plans like these make humans the most dominating species in the universe, so far.
For original article: http://www.rttnews.com/2867095/vodafone-nokia-to-create-first-4g-network-on-moon.aspx?refresh=1

- Advertisement -
Areej
I love computer hardware and RPGs, and those two things are what drove me to start TechQuila. Other than that most of my time goes into reading psychology, writing (and reading) dark poetry and playing games.

More from author

Leave a Reply

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

CD Projekt RED Launches ‘Cyber Up Your PC Contest’

CD PROJEKT RED has announced the ‘Cyber-up Your PC’ contest, inviting community members from across the world to design their own PC case mod inspired by the studio’s upcoming game, Cyberpunk 2077.

CBS’s “All Rise” to be Filmed using FaceTime, Zoom due to Coronavirus

CBS's All Rise to be filmed using FaceTime, Zoom, WebEx and other social media and online technologies due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Resident Evil 8 Rumor – Called RE Village, Chris Redfield Returns, 2021 Release Date, and More

A new leak claims that Capcom is planning to release Resident Evil 8, called Resident Evil Village in 2021, starring Chris Redfield.

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!