T-Cellular and SpaceX introduced plans for a partnership that will provide smartphone connectivity just about anyplace in the US – even in so-called “useless zones” – with a brand new “satellite-to-cellular” service.
The brand new providing would make the most of SpaceX’ Starlink satellites in low Earth orbit and T-Cellular’s nationwide mid-band 5G spectrum to supply cell phone clients with what the 2 termed “close to full protection” throughout the nation. It might cowl many distant areas of the nation which have by no means been served by wi-fi connectivity.
“We’ve at all times thought in a different way about what it means to maintain clients related,” stated T-Cellular CEO Mike Sievert in explaining the targets behind launching the brand new service.
The aim, the 2 stated is to get rid of “cellular useless zones” maintain clients related even when out of attain of mobile towers.
T-Cellular and SpaceX stated additionally they hope to ascertain related service with worldwide companions whereby T-Cellular USA clients would have the ability to profit from the service when overseas.
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