Also, Russia is planning its own satellite positioning system.
the European positioning system Galileo is finally coming to the preliminary use of the american gps system alongside, told Technology & Economy.
Consumers notice of Galileo, in particular, to better service urban areas, where gps use has been somewhat problematic.
Galileo is estimated more reliable and accurate than gps.
ESA's new Ariane 5 –rakentta take next week four new Galileo satellites into space.
the Launch is historic, as previously Galileot have traveled into space only two by two, a Russian Soyuz-rocket ride.