October 13, 2023 at 08:30PM

■■■□□ Starlink will launch satellite communications for smartphones in 2024.

The Direct to Cell service will provide connectivity to existing LTE phones via satellite. This will be possible wherever the sky can be seen. There is no need to make changes to hardware, firmware or special applications.

In 2024, it will be possible to exchange text messages. In 2025 – voice communications, data transfer will be added, and IoT devices will also be supported.