AT&T conducts ‘space-based’ call using a regular smartphone
AT&T has achieved a significant milestone by successfully conducting the first-ever two-way audio call using satellites with a standard smartphone.
The call was made from AT&T in Midland, Texas, to mobile carrier Rakuten in Japan on a Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphone using AST SpaceMobile's BlueWalker 3 satellite.
Abel Avellan, Chairman and CEO of AST SpaceMobile, commented:
“Achieving what many once considered impossible, we have reached the most...