picoNETS Joins the HAPS Alliance

picoNETS Joins the HAPS Alliance

picoNETS has now joined the HAPS Alliance, a non-profit association dedicated to building a high altitude platform stations (HAPS) ecosystem that brings digital connectivity to everyone, everywhere.

As a member of the HAPS Alliance, picoNETS will collaborate with world-leading telecommunications, technology, aviation, and aerospace companies to accelerate commercial adoption, advocate for safety and regulatory standards, and build a cooperative HAPS ecosystem. picoNETS deep edge CDN will help satellite companies and airlines improve the QoE and act like a Bandwidth amplifier. picoNETS has already started working in satellite and airline space.

“We are excited to join the HAPS Alliance,” said Prakash Advani, CEO, picoNETS, “The Alliance offers picoNETS the collaboration needed and adds value to the ecosystem with our Deep Edge CDN. This can unlock more opportunities for Alliance members. We are aligned with the mission and vision of the Alliance to unlock the potential of Earth’s stratosphere as the next great frontier for advancements to enhance connectivity around the globe and to bring connectivity to more people, places, and things worldwide.”

The HAPS Alliance members collaborate with other organizations to influence regulatory direction while promoting the benefits of HAPS in the stratosphere. The HAPS Alliance working groups bring together industry leaders to develop product specifications and promote standardization in the following ways:

  • Telecom: Advocate for global harmonization of HAPS spectrum at ITU and national level; influence emerging commercial standards, including 3GPP non-terrestrial networks.
    Aviation: Promote industry-managed cooperative separation in the upper airspace, including collaborative testing, simulations, and pilot programs.
  • Commercialization: Demonstrate the industry’s viability to potential customers and build a cooperative HAPS ecosystem.
  • Interoperability: Develop product specifications and promote the standardization of interoperable HAPS network elements.

About the HAPS Alliance :

The HAPS Alliance is an industry association of High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) industry leaders that include telecommunications, technology, aviation and aerospace companies, as well as public and educational institutions. United by a vision to address diverse social issues and create new value through the utilization of high-altitude vehicles in the stratosphere, the Alliance is working to accelerate the development and commercial adoption of HAPS technology by promoting and building industry-wide standards, interoperability guidelines and regulatory policies in both the telecommunication and aviation industries.

For more information, please visit https://hapsalliance.org/.