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Hughes’ Rick Lober on Potential Use of Satellites to Support 5G

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2022 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of defense and intelligence systems division at Hughes Network Systems, has underscored the possibility of applying a 5G standard to non-terrestrial networks amid the Department of Defense’s continued support to 5G testing and experimentation initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported.

“What we’re doing now is terrestrial. But what’s coming next is that a 5G standard is going to be adopted for space. So we’re going to be talking about satellite-direct-to-phone connections, probably using LEO networks,” he said about using satellites in low-Earth orbit to enable 5G in mobiles.

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