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Lynk Global eyes telecom companies for satellite direct to mobiles

Lynk is putting up small satellites which it calls 'cell towers in the sky' to provide coverage

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For inbound roaming for subscribers, Lynk would, for example, share Reliance Jio’s spectrum as it does not have any spectrum of its own in India

Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi

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American mobile technology player Lynk Global has made a presentation to Indian telcos to partner with them to offer the world’s first patented, proven and commercial satellite direct to a standard mobile phone system.

Last year, the Federal Communications Commission in the US granted Lynk the first ever licence under this new technology.  

Lynk says that anyone who has a normal mobile phone in their pocket can now stay connected without any disruption or break everywhere including in spaces where there are ‘dark spots’ or no coverage at all on a terrestrial mobile network.

The company is putting up small

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First Published: Apr 14 2023 | 9:33 PM IST

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