Drones

The mobile industry has an essential role in shaping the commercial drone / UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) market.

Mobile networks can be used to securely identify a drone and its location in order to help ensure the safety of commercial drones and to help mitigate privacy, safety and security risks. This makes mobile networks the preferred solution, offering drones superior wide area, high speed and secure connectivity.

Find out more about the benefits of cellular connectivity through new resources which will be regularly added to this site.

Interviews with the drones experts

What is a drone?
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What challenges does the drones industry face?
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What benefits can cellular connectivity off drones?
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What value do mobile network operators offer the industry?
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What are the major commercial uses cases for the drones industry?
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Policy & Regulation for Drones

cl_policy_regs_blackThe Role of Mobile in the Drones Ecosystem

GSMA Regulatory Position on Drones 
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On-Demand Webinar: Accelerating the Commercial Drones Market Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are an increasing feature of modern life. As their usage grows, the role of mobile networks becomes more important in providing secure ...

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GSMA Regulatory Position on Drones This consultation response explains the benefits of cellular connectivity in more detail before identifying potential barriers to cellular connectivity that regulators should be ...

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IoT Security, Drones – Creating a Connected and Secure Fut February 28, 2018 GSMA Seminar Theatre 1, CC1.5 – download directions Session 1: Securing a Better Future With 25 billion connected devices by 2025, the risk of cybersecurity breaches, leake...

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Mobile IoT Innovators Developer Workshop February 28, 2018 GSMA Seminar Theatre 1, CC1.3 – download directions Join Telefónica’s technical industry experts who are at the forefront of Mobile IoT development to get hands-on exper...

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Mobile IoT Innovators Networking Reception February 28, 2018 GSMA Seminar Theatre 1, CC1 Networking Area – download directions Join the Mobile IoT Innovators Networking Reception for a relaxed afternoon and enjoy free drinks and nibb...

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