On Tuesday, a Falcon 9 rocket launched from… SpaceX. It carried Starlink satellites that can send signals to smartphones directly from space. These are the first Starlink satellites that can do this. This also allows mobile phone users in the areas Internet Where reception was not previously possible. Places with no reception may soon be a thing of the past.
Internet is received directly on the cell phone initially Text messages Empowering, the range of functionality will be expanded over the next few years. Starlink cooperates with many Mobile phone services around the world. One of them is T-Mobile USA. The provider's customers will not be able to use the service immediately, but T-Mobile US We want to conduct initial tests on this soon.
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SpaceX wants to expand the project quickly. “The beginning of this first Direct cell satellites “This is an exciting milestone for SpaceX to demonstrate our technology,” he said. Sarah SpangeloDirector of SpaceX's Satellite Division To the British Guardian.
Whether the new service also exists Austria Will be available unclear. There are still some locations on the map in this country where there is no reception – for example in some high mountain areas or other remote places.
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