T‑Mobile Takes Coverage Above and Beyond With SpaceX ‑ T‑Mobile Newsroom
In a live event today, T‑Mobile and SpaceX announced Coverage Above and Beyond: a breakthrough new plan to bring cell phone connectivity nearly everywhere.
  • “The vast majority of smartphones already on T-Mobile’s network will be compatible with the new service using the device’s existing radio.”
  • “Text messaging, including SMS, MMS and participating messaging apps, will empower customers to stay connected and share experiences nearly everywhere.”

The emphasis added in this post seems to speak to the limitation of the technology, because initial support will be for SMS and MMS. Then later on it will support voice and general data which require more bandwith.

Second, I’m surprised T-Mobile is willing to announce a deal with Elon Musk, given he reneged on the last couple of big deals he’s announced

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