back to article Verizon joins satellite phone party, links up to AST SpaceMobile

Verizon has become the latest telco to sign up for a satellite phone service, joining rival US operator AT&T in choosing AST SpaceMobile as its provider, even though the latter has yet to put any of its commercial satellites into orbit. Word of the latest partnership was confirmed by AST SpaceMobile, which claimed it means the …

  1. xyz Silver badge

    Of course, of course...

    Who needs that infrastructure stuff when we've got assorted space Karen-age antenae and wifi calling. No maintenance means more profit, until something decides to give it the full Carrington and no gov can send an emergency sms.

    Might be loads of satellites but it's a single point of failure. Imho

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