[OSGeo Africa] Europe's Galileo satnav system goes live on Thursday 14th December 2016

Aslam Parker Aslam.Parker at drdlr.gov.za
Fri Dec 16 23:06:02 PST 2016

Seventeen years and more than 10 billion euros ($11 billion) later, Europe's Galileo satnav system is set to go live on Thursday, promising to outperform US and Russian rivals while boosting regional self-reliance.

Initial services, free to use worldwide, will be available only on smartphones and navigation boxes already fitted with Galileo-compatible microchips.

Read more at http://phys.org/news/2016-12-europe-satnav-galileo-due.html

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