TechEagle to provide the first commercial drone delivery service in Ethiopia

This will be the primary commercial drone delivery service in Ethiopia. The operations are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2021.

TechEagle to provide the first commercial drone delivery service in Ethiopia
TechEagle to provide the first commercial drone delivery service in Ethiopia

TechEagle to provide the first commercial drone delivery service in Ethiopia

TechEagle Innovations has partnered with an Ethiopian ecommerce company Addis Mercato to deliver healthcare and other essential items in Ethiopia through drones. This will be the primary commercial drone delivery service in Ethiopia. The operations are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2021.

Inc42 quoted Vikram Singh Meena, founder of TechEagle as saying that they expect that this solution would save human lives with faster delivery response time in emergency situations. While building the ecosystem, they believe in empowering the local youth with skill development, coaching and training, and by creating new job opportunities.

TechEagle’s statement noted that the drones are capable of vertical take-off and landing and accurate navigation. Besides this, the drones can also detect and avoid, visual identification and smart flight path planning with time redundant network connection, and planning capabilities.

The company believes that the on-site drone supply network will enable the delivery of goods four times faster and at half the cost. Besides this, these services will also eliminate carbon emissions altogether.