Airbus collaborates with Space Compass to serve the Japanese market

Airbus HAPS Connectivity Business (Airbus HAPS) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Space Compass Corporation of Japan (Space Compass) for a cooperation agreement to serve the Japanese market with mobile connectivity and earth observation services from the Stratosphere with Airbus’ Zephyr platform.

Airbus HAPS a subsidiary of Airbus will provide new environmentally friendly services from its stratospheric-operating, Zephyr solar-powered aircraft for Mobile Connectivity, Platform Mobility, Earth Observation, and Government applications. With the ability to provide low-latency 4G/5G services, Zephyr acts as a tower in the sky, complementing terrestrial networks, and providing MNOs with a profitable solution to serve rural and remote areas as well as an emergency response.