SpaceX and T-Mobile ‘shake hands’ on mobile coverage to the most remote areas

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SpaceX và T-Mobile 'bắt tay' phủ sóng di động tới các khu vực hẻo lánh nhất - Ảnh 1.
SpaceX and T-Mobile logos. Photo: AFP/VNA

Under the plan, T-Mobile’s wireless network will be routed through SpaceX’s Starlink satellites in near-Earth orbit. T-Mobile says most smartphones ever connected to the network will be compatible with the new service using an existing radio connection.

SpaceX and T-Mobile are looking to offer messaging services — including SMS, MMS and other messaging apps — in most of the United States, including Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico and other territories. territorial sea. The two companies are expected to launch a pilot phase in select regions by the end of 2023, as well as expand call services and Internet access in the next phase.

In addition, T-Mobile and SpaceX also announced their willingness to work with other partners to expand this service on a global scale.

Billionaire Elon Musk emphasized that one of the important benefits that this service brings is that the mobile phone signal is covered everywhere in the world, thereby saving people who face life-threatening situations. network in remote areas.

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Source : Genk