Qualcomm, a company enabling a connected world, has announced the launch of Snapdragon Satellite – the first satellite-based two-way messaging solution for premium smartphones. This new addition to the Snapdragon platform will provide global coverage and two-way messaging for emergencies, SMS texting, and other messaging applications for remote, rural, and offshore locations.
Beyond smartphones, Snapdragon Satellite can expand to other devices such as laptops, tablets, vehicles, and IoT. With the growth of the Snapdragon Satellite ecosystem, original equipment manufacturers and app developers can differentiate and offer unique services utilizing satellite connectivity.
Snapdragon UI | Credit: www.qualcomm.com
The Snapdragon Satellite is designed to support 5G Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN) as NTN satellite infrastructure and constellations become available.
In summary, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Satellite is a ground-breaking global satellite communication solution, providing global coverage and two-way messaging for premium smartphones and beyond. This new addition to the Snapdragon platform will allow for robust and reliable connectivity, transforming how we experience the world.