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Nokia wins NASA contract to put a 4G network on the moon – Mashable

Can you hear me now, Major Tom?




Soon, astronauts on moon missions won’t have any excuse for not answering their texts.
NASA has awarded Nokia of America $14.1 million to deploy a cellular network on the moon. The freaking moon. The grant is part of $370 million worth of contracts signed under NASA’s “Tipping Point” selections, meant to advance research and development for space exploration. 
Nokia’s plan is to build a 4G/LTE network, and eventually transition to 5G (just like the rest of us). It will be “the first LTE/4G com…

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