M1, Airbus to pilot 5G for unmanned flights

From zdnet.com

Singapore telco M1 and Airbus have partnered to pilot the use of 5G to operate unmanned aerial vehicles in real-world environments. The trials will assess whether these can run safely and efficiently throughout the duration of their flights, including in designated drone-fly zones. 

The two partners would collaborate alongside Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to conduct the coastal trials, running on M1’s 5G standalone network, at the Singapore Maritime Drone Estate. The necessary permits and approvals first would be acquired from the relevant agencies before any flight trials were conducted.

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