Snapdragon Satellite not happening after Qualcomm and Iridium end partnership

Satellite messaging and connectivity was a major feature introduced with the iPhone 14 devices, and some Android phones followed suit. Qualcomm was expected to join with Snapdragon Satellite, but apparently that’s getting pushed back now.

The chipset maker and satellite communications company Iridium announced they are ending their deal to provide satellite-to-phone services. According to an Iridium press release, parties successfully developed and demonstrated the technology, but smartphone makers decided not to include it in their devices, leading Qualcomm to end the…

​ Satellite messaging and connectivity was a major feature introduced with the iPhone 14 devices, and some Android phones followed suit. Qualcomm was expected to join with Snapdragon Satellite, but apparently that’s getting pushed back now.

The chipset maker and satellite communications company Iridium announced they are ending their deal to provide satellite-to-phone services. According to an Iridium press release, parties successfully developed and demonstrated the technology, but smartphone makers decided not to include it in their devices, leading Qualcomm to end the…   Read More GSMArena.com – Latest articles 

Leave a Reply