The planet's economy increasingly relies on the free flow of electricity and information. With a rise in solar storms ahead, 6GWorld asks whether we are prepared for the effects if the Earth is hit by one.
A team from Pakistan's NUST explores architecture, benefits and limitations to unite terrestrial networks, drones/UAVs, and satellites into an integrated service delivery platform, paying particular attention to supporting the anticipated collaborative tools of the 5G and 6G era.
One solution to the digital divide here on Earth may actually be in space. Alongside approaches using Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites are poised to improve access to internet in rural areas in the coming years. Each has their strengths and drawbacks.