Praxis Aerospace Concepts International (PACI), a leading developer of droneports and unmanned systems services, announces that it has entered into a long-term lease of spectrum within the Upper 700 MHz A Block.
The Upper 700 MHz A Block spectrum consists of 1 MHz paired (2 MHz total) in the Upper 700 MHz band at 757-758 MHz and 787-788MHz. The 700 MHz band (including the Upper 700 MHz band) is often referred to as the spectrum equivalent of “beach-front property” due to its superior propagation characteristics.
PACI expects to increase the geographical coverage of its unmanned systems services network (USS) in the Southwestern United States, further strengthening its position as market leader in the country.
The new areas of coverage include counties in Nevada (Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye), Arizona (Mohave, La Paz, Yuma), and Utah (Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Piute, Washington).
Michael Gottdenker, Chairman and CEO of Access Spectrum, said, “We are very pleased to have helped Praxis Aerospace meet its spectrum needs. The Upper 700 MHz A Block provides drone operating companies access to exclusive, licensed spectrum without needing to compete with commercial carriers for licensed spectrum through an auction. And it enables drone operators to focus their flight command and control on a single band that furthers a safer beyond line of sight environment.”
Financial details of the lease were not disclosed.
About Access Spectrum
Access Spectrum holds Upper 700 MHz A Block licenses covering about one-half of the United States. These licenses are available for immediate purchase or lease and can be sub-divided to cover specific geographies. For more information, please contact John Vislosky at 240-507-8816 or visit www.AccessSpectrum.com.
About Praxis Aerospace Concepts International, Inc.
Founded in 2011, PACI is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business based in Southern Nevada. The company’s mission is to develop practical solutions for multi-modal (ground-air-sea-industrial) response robotics and unmanned systems (UxS) using a mix of proprietary technology, unique team domain expertise, and unique partnerships, PACI develops and operates laboratory and field facilities for autonomous systems research, development, test, evaluation, deployment, commercialization, and training. Praxis Aerospace Concepts International, Inc. currently serves over 20 clients with military, public and civil robotics/unmanned systems across the globe.