FCC explores emergency flying cellphone transmitters – The Hill’s Hillicon Valley

FCC explores emergency flying cellphone transmitters - The Hill's Hillicon Valley

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday to explore the possibility of launching flying cellphone transmitters after disasters to restore communication services.

“At first glance, it feels like science fiction,” FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said. “But antennas in the sky are fact, not fiction.”

via FCC explores emergency flying cellphone transmitters – The Hill’s Hillicon Valley.

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