Tag: LEO satellites

Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Satellite for premium phones

January 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Satellite, announced at CES 2023, is designed to provide global, two-way messaging capabilities for smartphones. The solution is supported by Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF Systems and weather-resilient L-band spectrum for uplink and downlink, provided by the Iridium satellite constellation, […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Will midband spectrum fend off 5G challenges from LEO satellites?

February 3, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The first phase of the C Band auction, which involved spectrum between 3.3–4.2 GHz, wrapped up in mid-January, raking in an astounding $80.92 billion in bids, making it the most profitable spectrum auction in history. According to Stealth Communications’ President […]

Internet, Modern Media, News

SpaceX has launched 422 satellites, enough for internet coverage

April 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s private American aerospace company, yesterday launched an additional 60 Starlink satellites into orbit, bringing the total number of satellites in the Starlink constellation to 422. That’s enough, says Musk, to provide minimal internet coverage, and marked the […]