Drones

The mobile industry has an essential role in shaping the commercial drone / UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) market.

Mobile networks can be used to securely identify a drone and its location in order to help ensure the safety of commercial drones and to help mitigate privacy, safety and security risks. This makes mobile networks the preferred solution, offering drones superior wide area, high speed and secure connectivity.

Find out more about the benefits of cellular connectivity through new resources which will be regularly added to this site.

Interviews with the drones experts

What is a drone?
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What challenges does the drones industry face?
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What benefits can cellular connectivity off drones?
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What value do mobile network operators offer the industry?
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What are the major commercial uses cases for the drones industry?
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Policy & Regulation for Drones

cl_policy_regs_blackThe Role of Mobile in the Drones Ecosystem

GSMA Regulatory Position on Drones 
Partner Content

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•Turkcell – Drone Usage (Turkish)

 

Mobile-Enabled Unmanned Aircraft Mobile networks are uniquely placed to support the safe usage of unmanned aircraft (UA), which are becoming increasingly popular with consumers and business users. Today UA are g...

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On-Demand Webinar: Accelerating the Commercial Drones Market Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are an increasing feature of modern life. As their usage grows, the role of mobile networks becomes more important in providing secure ...

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GSMA Regulatory Position on Drones This consultation response explains the benefits of cellular connectivity in more detail before identifying potential barriers to cellular connectivity that regulators should be ...

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Mobile IoT in the 5G Future – NB-IoT and LTE-M in the Context of 5G In the near future with 5G, mobile operators will continue to provide secure connectivity and high value services, enabling a complete range of IoT solutions for consumers and bu...

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NB-IoT Deployment Guide – Release 2 Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) is a new cellular radio access technology specified by 3GPP in Release 13 to address the fast-expanding market for low power wide area connectivity. To ac...

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LTE-M Deployment Guide – Release 2 Long Term Evolution for Machines (LTE-M), also known as licensed low power wide area (LPWA), is a new cellular radio access technology specified by 3GPP in Release 13 to address ...

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Smart agriculture proves a natural use of NB-IoT Agriculture is core to Norwegian culture, but the sector faces increasingly serious challenges. Of the 46,620 farms in Norway, by the end of the last decade only 125,270 agricult...

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Asia-Pacific’s Ongoing Proliferation of Mobile IoT Deployments Cements it Mobile IoT’s growth across Asia-Pacific continues apace, in line with predictions made by PwC and the GSMA that, by 2020, the continent will become the world’s most connected...

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GSMA Experts to Speak on Mobile IoT Market and Security Assurance at Smart People are becoming increasingly aware of the Internet of Things.  Over the last year it has gone from being a theoretical prospect to many, with little everyday recognition, to...

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