Last year, Apple introduced its first smartphones with support for satellite communication. iPhone 14 models allow you to call emergency services for help where there is no signal from cellular networks (Emergency SOS). The iPhone will help find a satellite and connect to it to call rescuers.… Read More »Samsung introduced the Exynos modem with support for two-way communication via satellite
Photo: Adobe Stock The telecommunications company Telia, which provides mobile communication services in Estonia, is starting to turn off 3G networks. This decision was made in connection with the plan to transition to more modern 4G and 5G standards, the operator’s official website says . The shutdown of… Read More »The Estonian operator is shutting down the 3G network throughout the country
South Korea plans to launch a sixth-generation network service in 2028, the country’s ICT ministry said. Thus, the launch of the service will take place two years ahead of schedule. This is done in order to ensure dominance on future wireless frequencies, writes BNN Newsroom . According to the… Read More »South Korea to launch 6G wireless access network in 2028 – two years ahead of schedule
At the beginning of 2023, foreign mobile operators revised the rates for Ukrainian subscribers upwards. Therefore, the new Joint Statement on coordination of efforts to ensure affordable roaming for Ukrainians in the EU was signed by the operators already taking into account these changes. “After the full-scale invasion,… Read More »European operators have increased rates for Ukrainians
Almost a year has passed since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, and we continue to see cyber operations play a prominent role in the war. To better understand the role of cyber threats, Google presented the Fog of War report on how the war in Ukraine changed… Read More »The war in Ukraine changed the landscape of cyber threats
The European Commission proposed to expand the effect of mobile roaming to Ukraine. “Today, Ukraine has become one step closer to the EU’s free roaming zone, as the European Commission has adopted a proposal to include the issue of roaming in the Association Agreement between… Read More »The European Commission proposed to join Ukraine to the EU roaming zone
Satellite operator Arabsat has confirmed information about a technical malfunction on one of its satellites that happened this week. The BADR-6 satellite, placed in an orbital position at 26° East longitude, ceased operations on Monday afternoon. Arabsat technicians unsuccessfully tried to restore the satellite, which serves customers… Read More »Orbital Loss: BADR-6 communications satellite has failed and ceased operations
In the USA they want to create a global standard for terrestrial digital television: what is known about this?
The US standards organization ATSC wants to make sure that the broadcasting industry is an integral part of the global communications ecosystem, integrating numerous wireless transmission protocols. Writes about this publication TVTechnology . The broadcasting standards adopted in the world today combine traditional terrestrial television with broadcasts using… Read More »In the USA they want to create a global standard for terrestrial digital television: what is known about this?
The essence of the project is to use a high-altitude aircraft, which, loitering in the air at an altitude of 20 kilometers above the ground, will provide access to the 5G network at speeds up to 150 Mbps. What happened BT decided to consider using high-flying drones… Read More »The Future of UK Internet: Flying 5G Base Stations Across the Country
Mobile operators of Ukraine and the European Union signed a new agreement. Seven Ukrainian and 20 European companies have already joined the initiative Ukrainian and European operators of mobile and fixed communications have signed a new joint statement on coordinating efforts to ensure affordable roaming for… Read More »Available roaming for Ukrainians in the EU was extended for another six months