Strengthening its lead in the telecommunications sphere, the UK Space Agency has recently allocated £20 million to further drone-based technologies and aerial connectivity initiatives. This exciting endorsement could dramatically shape the future of many sectors, from emergency services to healthcare, illuminating the transformative potential of drone-borne support systems. How will this funding amplify the UK’s fast-growing satellite communications industry and revolutionise our everyday lives? Dig deeper to find out!
Inmarsat collaborates with Hyundai-owned Supernal to connect electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to its Velaris comms service, addressing beyond visual line of sight challenges, spurring competition with terrestrial network operators like Nokia.