Moon will get first 4G network in 2019, Vodafone made a quite interesting announcement. According to a report, Telecom Company Vodafone supports a mission which will be conducted by PT in 201 Scientists and it has chosen Nokia as its technology partner.
Vodafone Germany, network equipment maker Nokia and the carmaker Audi will work in collaboration support the mission.
Today, technologies and innovations are developing faster than earlier. Vodafone will develop a state-of-the-art 4G network on Moon and Audi will provide two Audi lunar quattro rovers to the base station on the moon in the Autonomous Landing and Navigation Module (ALINA).
The mission will be started by blasting a SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral.
The Vodafone-led 4G network will allow rovers to land on the site and communicate with each other and send scientific data and HD videos to the various stations of the Earth.
CEO of Vodafone Germany, Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter said in a statement that this innovative mission will boost the development of mobile network infrastructure and will be instrumental in encouraging others to do it.
Robert Böhme, CEO and Founder of PT Scientists, said, “This important mission is supporting, among other things, the development of new space-grade technologies for future data networking, processing, and storage, and will help advance the communications infrastructure required for academics, industry and educational institutions in conducting lunar research.”
The report says as the 5G network is still in testing and trial stage so the companies took the decision to build 4G network.