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A path to global connectivity

  • Published
    27th Jul, 2022

Context:

Integrating terrestrial 5G networks with LEO satellite networks is the next step in communication infrastructure.

Benefits of 5G and LEO SatNets:

5G

LEO SatNets

  • Higher radio frequency (28Ghz)
  • Faster speed with more data transfer
  • Low latency
  • Millimeter wave spectrum (increases density)
  • Improves coverage, speed and capacity
  • Seamless connectivity
  • Various usages like military surveillance and public emergencies etc.
  • Geographical coverage to unserved areas.
  • Increasing the scope of connectivity

Combined benefits of LEO SatNets with terrestrial 5G network:

  • Seamless transition: Integration of 5G network with Leo satellite will enable a new way for seamless transition in case of public safety, disaster management, and emergency situations.
  • Bridging Digital Divide: Service ubiquity to provide 5G services in unserved and undeserved areas of the world, bridging the digital divide.
  • Scalability: Service scalability, utilizing the unique capabilities of SatNets in multicasting and broadcasting similar content over large geographical area.
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