HAPS ALLIANCE

LAUNCHING CONNECTIVITY INTO THE STRATOSPHERE

HAPS Alliance Member Meeting 2022

We are excited to announce that the first in-person HAPS Alliance Member Meeting is taking place 30 November - 1 December in McLean, Virginia! Mark your calendars and join us for a day and a half meeting that will include a plenary session, a discussion with leadership, working group meetings, and opportunities to network with your peers! If you cannot attend in person, a hybrid option will be available for select sessions each morning.

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Vision

The HAPS Alliance unites companies from telecommunications, technology, aviation and aerospace industries to eliminate the digital divide and bring connectivity to more people, places and things worldwide by accelerating the promotion of high altitude platform stations (HAPS) in the stratosphere.

Alliance members collectively advocate the advantages of HAPS with relevant authorities in various countries, build a cooperative HAPS ecosystem, develop common product specifications and promote the standardization of HAPS network interoperability.

 The HAPS Alliance's ultimate goals are to accelerate the commercial adoption of HAPS technologies and build a robust HAPS ecosystem. 

Focus

ACCELERATE COMMERCIAL ADOPTION

Hasten the development and adoption of HAPS technology through industry-wide standards, interoperability guidelines, and regulatory policies. 

CROSS-INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

Liaise with industry organizations by delivering focused and pertinent guidance relating to HAPS technology and market opportunities.

SAFETY & REGULATORY ADVOCACY

Build a safe and non-discriminatory HAPS ecosystem with telecom and aviation regulators. 

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP & EDUCATION

Unify the voices of HAPS industry leaders into a compelling message for partners, regulators, and the public.

High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS)
Unlocking the Potential of the Stratosphere

Impact

COMMERCIALIZATION: Demonstrate the industry's viability to potential customers and build a cooperative HAPS ecosystem. 

INTEROPERABILITY: Develop product specifications and promote the standardization of interoperable HAPS network elements. 

TELECOM: Advocate for global harmonization of HAPS spectrum at ITU and the national level; Influence emerging commercial standards, including 3GPP non-terrestrial networks. 

AVIATION: Promote industry-managed cooperative separation in the upper airspace, including collaborative testing, simulations, and pilot programs.