Oceus Networks Flies Deployable LTE Solution Above the Clouds to Support Public Safety

RESTON, Va. (July 11, 2013) – Oceus Networks Inc., the market leader in delivering mobile 4G LTE broadband networking solutions, announced today that it has successfully demonstrated the efficacy of a deployable 4G LTE solution on a high-altitude balloon platform, which can be used to rapidly provide broadband coverage and communications services to first responders within the first 72 hours following an emergency or natural disaster. Read More

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Oceus Networks’ LTE Balloon Trial for Public Safety

Oceus Networks and Space Data Corporation successfully completed a test this week of an Oceus Networks’ deployable 4G LTE Xiphos™ system housed on a Space Data balloon platform to transmit an LTE signal at high altitude near Boulder, Colorado. The 4G LTE balloon platform rose to heights greater than 70,000 feet and transmitted an LTE network signal that provided a 100 km radius of coverage. Using LTE Band 14 devices, Motorola’s LEX 700 smart phone and data modems, transmissions were successfully made to the mobile airborne LTE network. Read More