27 June 2024

8:00am PT | 11:00am ET | 17:00 CET

he inclusion of non-terrestrial networks in 3GPP’s Rel-17 standards has provided distinct options for satellite 5G connectivity in terms of whether the payload comes equipped with gNodeb/base station functionality, or is used solely as a repeater to connect with user equipment.

These so-called regenerative or transparent options for 5G satellites each present their own pros and cons which operators must consider carefully as part of their broader NTN 5G strategies.

So which should they choose and why?

Join us to hear experts from Layer 1 IP specialist AccelerComm and aerospace company Lockheed Martin explain in detail what each architecture is capable of, the benefits and challenges they bring, and how to decide which option is the best for any given deployment.