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ZTE and China Telecom in drone-based emergency communication solution

Staff Writer |
ZTE Corporation announced that in cooperation with the Quanzhou branch of China Telecom it has successfully verified its emergency communication solution based on drone technology.

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The solution, which utilises the industrial multi-rotor drone equipped with a ZTE Pico base station and customer premises equipment (CPE), weighs only 15 Kg so it can be easily carried and quickly transported to a rescue scene.

The field test demonstrated that the drone could complete preparation and then be flown within 10 minutes.

Within a 5km controlling distance, the downlink peak data rate achieves 30Mbps and the average voice over long-term evolution (VoLTE) speech quality mean opinion score (MOS) reaches 3.3, guaranteeing a good user experience.

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