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Apple loans Globalstar $252m

Apple is lending satellite operator $252 million (€237.2m) as an advance prepayment for accessing Globelstar’s satellites for Apple’s latest direct-to-satellite emergency call system on its iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro handsets. Globalstar has 24 satellites in orbit and has another 17 craft planned, plus a potential extra 9 satellites all of which will be […]

March 2, 2023By Chris Forrester

iPhone-by-satellite deal confirmed

Apple, as largely expected, has confirmed that it will launch a satellite link on its new iPhone 14 devices.  Satellite operator Globalstar will provide the cellular links which are – at least initially – designed to operate only in emergencies. Apple will pay for 95 per cent of the approved capital expenditure for the new […]

September 8, 2022By Chris Forrester