TELUS, TerreStar, and Skylo have made history with a successful satellite connectivity trial. The venture opens doors to a future where no corner of Canada is left without mobile access and IoT connectivity.
The potential applications include ensuring hikers’ mobile access, enabling emergency services in disaster-stricken areas, enhancing safety in remote industries, and providing real-time data for agriculture. TELUS aims to introduce smartphones with 5G satellite capabilities to customers by 2024.
Jacques Leduc, TerreStar’s President, highlights a digitally inclusive Canada, while Tarun Gupta, CPO of Skylo, sees this as a transformative leap in connectivity.
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