Bianor Services Joins The HAPS Alliance

The HAPS Alliance is an association of High Altitude Platform Station companies from the telecom, tech, aviation, and aerospace industries

Sofia, Bulgaria, January 10, 2024 – Bianor Services, a leading video streaming and real-time data transfer software development company, today announced that it has joined the HAPS Alliance, a non-profit association dedicated to building a High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) ecosystem that brings digital connectivity to everyone, everywhere.

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As a member of the HAPS Alliance, Bianor Services will collaborate with world-leading telecommunications, technology, aviation, and aerospace companies to accelerate commercial adoption, advocate for safety and regulatory standards, and build a cooperative HAPS ecosystem. Bianor’s expertise in real-time data streaming for the defense, telco, and media industries will bring a valuable perspective to the HAPS environment.

“Joining the HAPS Alliance is a high recognition for Bianor’s expertise and proficiency,” said Vasileios Miliotis, Business Development Director, Defense Division at Bianor Services. “We are truly excited to be part of such a distinguished working group and to be able to contribute to the Alliance’s mission,” added Miliotis.

The HAPS Alliance members collaborate with other organizations to influence regulatory direction while promoting the benefits of HAPS in the stratosphere. The HAPS Alliance working groups bring together industry leaders to develop product specifications and promote standardization in the following ways:

  • Telecom: Advocate for global harmonization of HAPS spectrum at ITU and 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.
  • 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.

About the HAPS Alliance
The HAPS Alliance is an industry association of High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) industry leaders that include telecommunications, technology, aviation, and aerospace companies, as well as public and educational institutions. United by a vision to address diverse social issues and create new value through the utilization of high-altitude vehicles in the stratosphere, the Alliance is working to accelerate the development and commercial adoption of HAPS technology by promoting and building industry-wide standards, interoperability guidelines, and regulatory policies in both the telecommunication and aviation industries.