According to Nigeria Communication Week, in a matter of months
In a presentation to a conference on aircraft tracking hosted by the
"We're looking for them to adopt this offer as a commitment to an evolution for the safety of the air transport industry,"
He added that the Company has a very close working relationship with all the major regulators, and "we want to take these proposals and see if they will provide what is necessary to implement this very quickly."
In the near-term, the proposal entails a low-tech fix that would increase the frequency of
The satellite transmissions or "pings" would check in with planes every 15 minutes, rather than every hour.
In addition, the aircraft's response would be enhanced to include positional GPS data, such as speed, direction and altitude in the process.
Beyond the basic free service, Pearce said
The move comes as one of
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