MWC: iPhone Emergency SOS triggers new space raceon February 24, 2023 at 17:35 Computerworld
February 24, 2023
Mobile World Congress (MWC) opens for business soon, and what Apple is doing usually casts a shadow at the world’s biggest mobile industry event. With that in mind, let’s note the plethora of satellite communication tools being introduced in the prelude to this year’s show.
Satellite’s gone, way up to…
Apple introduced the first generation of satellite communications via smartphones in September 2022, through a huge, multi-year deal, with GlobalStar. History shows Apple’s service — Emergency SOS via Satellite — reached market first. It is now available in multiple nations with iPhone 14.