Always and everywhere online during drone operation

DroneLand is the all-in-one provider in the field of drones. This concerns the construction, sale, maintenance and repair of drones for both the professional and the consumer market. From the moment drones are used professionally, DroneLand has been active on the market as a 'Drone Only' company. This means that all services, services and activities are exclusively drone related.  

The demand for drones has increased significantly in recent years. The company has therefore grown strongly, partly due to the experience that Droneland has gained within a growing customer base, which varies from government services, fire brigade, national police, film and TV professionals, photographers, real estate agents to freelancers in all kinds of industries. . To respond to the user's need to be online anytime, anywhere, Droneland, in collaboration with Comgate and sister company Capestone, now also offers 4G and 5G connectivity solutions. “We understand that every business customer has different needs. We are happy to look at the application and additional wishes together with our customer. Offering connectivity through 4G LTE and 5G is highly complementary to our offering” – Vincent van Schijndel CEO Droneland  

business challenge

Droneland likes to provide its varied customer base in a focused and personal way. “We understand that every business customer has different needs. We are happy to look at the application and additional wishes together with our customer. Offering connectivity through 4G LTE and 5G is highly complementary to our offering. Our users increasingly demand a stable, fast and secure internet connection during a drone operation. Both for live streaming of drone images with a live display in a command post or control room and for live uploading of obtained drone data. This allows the user to send photos and videos directly to the office for immediate processing. Sending just recorded images directly to the customer, for example for a news item, is also possible. Wireless Wan also offers the possibility to consult crucial data such as the weather/meteo, notams and other drone-related information on location. And not entirely unimportant; On the road and on location, you can work as experienced at the office.  

Solution

Droneland has a diversity in its customer base, which also applies to the implementation of the connectivity solutions. With 3 different brands; Teltonika network, cradle point en Netgear there is interpretation. The Nighthawk M5 MiFi of Netgear provides meaning to a mobile internet Hotspot in hands. Compact and easy to take anywhere. In order to achieve maximum return on a mobile internet environment, the choice was made for cradle point. Government institutions and the fire brigade often make use of this. Remote management of the routers and being able to ensure a highly secure mobile Internet connection is guaranteed by management and application platform: NetCloud. 's 4G routers Teltonika are intrigued by the all-in-one solution (Drone in Box) offered. In addition, Droneland offers support for the necessary installation of the 1G routers. 

Collaboration  

Offering these complementary 4G & 5G solutions enables Droneland to provide more value and service to customers. “We take care of management, analysis and adding devices to the network for our customers. In order to be able to provide good service, it is important to work with a party that knows what they are talking about. This is the case with Comgate and Capestone. The fact that the 4G/5G hardware is offered in combination with IoT/data sims is also a plus for us,” says Vincent van Schijndel. Would you like to know more about our connectivity solutions? Contact sales@comgate.io.