Nokia Tries Again for Drone Test Using AT&T Mobile Phones

Does this count as a mulligan?

Nokia has reapplied for permission to conduct drone experiments using AT&T smartphones to test radio frequency signal strength after previous approval secured by the company last year went unused.

According to its application, Nokia’s proposed tests involve operating three commercial AT&T smartphones – two Samsung Galaxy S4 phones and an LG G2 phone – and a DRT receiver secured to an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to measure the RF signal strength of the network in the air. The devices would be locked into the 1900 MHz (PCS) and/or 1700-2100 MHz (AWS) bands, and would not transmit in the 850 MHz cellular band, Nokia said …

Wireless Week | Jan. 19, 2017

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