The Moon to Get Its First Mobile Phone Network Next Year, Vodafone Will Start the Service

You remember Vodafone’s Pug and his famous advertising campaign? which has a catch line – Happy Two Help. You will be surprised to know that in the coming months this help of Pug will be available on the moon too. Vodafone will reach its mobile phone network on the moon next year. This will be the first attempt to launch a mobile network on the moon.

Mobile phone near mobile tower
Mobile phone near mobile tower

Right now creating a human habitation on the moon is far away, but there is going to reach the mobile network there. Actually, this effort is being made under the mission of the private funds. This will be possible with high-definition streaming from the moon to earth.

According to Reuters, Vodafone Germany, Nokia and the car company, Audi are working together on this campaign. It is a great achievement after 50 years of campaigning before the human step on NASA’s moon.

Vodafone has made Nokia its own technology partner for this. Nokia will develop a space-grade network on the moon, which will be less weight hardware than a sugar cube. All the companies working with Berlin’s PTS Scientist are working on this project. This project will be launched from Cape Canaveral in 2019 with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

According to a Vodafone official, the 4G network will be launched on the moon, not the 5G. Actually, the test is going on in many places of 5G and can not be trusted that it will work well on the surface of the moon.

“This project involves a radically innovative approach to the development of mobile network infrastructure,” Vodafone Germany Chief Executive Hannes Ametsreiter said.

Source: Reuters

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