Advanced Television


SpaceX applies for Drone Ships

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has applied to the FCC for permission to place 12 US flagged ‘Drone Ships’ in an experiment to fill the maritime gaps. The tests will run from January 1st to June 29th 2024. The Drone Ships will be placed in US territorial waters in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The SpaceX request […]

December 20, 2023By Chris Forrester

VMO2 develops 5G drone for rescue teams

VMO2 develops 5G drone for rescue teams Virgin Media O2 has developed a 5G connected drone to help search and rescue teams establish reliable communication in the most remote areas, helping them to protect lives. The Warwickshire Search and Rescue team is the first team to trial the new technology. In rural areas, such as […]

December 11, 2023

Drone Champions League set for further expansion

The Drone Champions League (DCL), the world’s premier professional drone racing organisation, is set for further expansion in the Gulf Region following an exciting and dramatic winter season final in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event, spread out over two days from November 17th-18th, featured six of the best DCL teams competing together on a brand-new […]

November 23, 2023

Drone Racing League on Pluto TV

The Extreme Sports Channel, available via Pluto TV, is adding the Drone Racing League to its roster of content. The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the world’s first professional drone racing series. Combining innovative technology and immersive drone racing, DRL creates a new era of competition in both real life and virtual simulation and metaverse. […]

September 4, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Droners to make UK linear TV premiere on POP

Droners, a high-tech adventure set in an animated, eco-friendly world, will make its UK linear premiere on children’s channel, POP, on March 6th. In Terraqua, a world that is 95 per cent covered in water, the eco-technology genius Wyatt Whale has organised the Whale Cup, a drone race competition that will determine his future apprentice.  […]

February 22, 2023

Ofcom proposes new licensing for drones

Ofcom has proposed a new licensing regime proposed for commercial services delivered by drones. In a news release, the regulator explained: “Advances in technology have led to drones increasing in size and complexity, and flying over longer distances – in some cases travelling beyond the sight of the operator.  This has created a range of […]

June 10, 2022