Mumbai/New Delhi: Tech company Apple is taking the help of Elon Musk to offer emergency SOS service in the upcoming iPhone 15 series smartphones. We will tell you in detail about what is Emergency SOS Service. Satellite connectivity was provided in the iPhone 14 series launched by Apple. This service was limited to selected countries.
Had to take help from Musk to roll out
Satellite connectivity This is an emergency SOS service, which works in case of emergency, when there are no networks in the phone. But to rollout this service all over the world, Apple had to take the help of Elon Musk.
Elon Musk’s commercial satellite launch service company
Elon Musk’s Space X company is a commercial satellite launch service. With the help of this Space X service, Apple is going to launch its satellite, which will offer emergency service to iPhone 14 and iPhone 15 series smartphones. After this satellite launch, it is believed that Apple will now offer emergency SOS service all over the world.
iPhone 15 may be launched in September
Let us know that the iPhone 15 series will be launched on 12 September 2023. According to media reports, Apple is working to improve satellite connectivity in its iPhone. For this, he is taking the help of SpaceX to launch a new satellite in association with Globalstar. SpaceX will charge $64 million for this new satellite launch.
What is satellite service?
Emergency SOS via satellite feature was introduced by Apple last year with the iPhone 14 model. This technology allows iPhone users to contact someone during an emergency. When mobile or Wi-Fi networks are not available. When Apple launched the iPhone 14 series, they said that the Emergency SOS via Satellite feature would be free for the first two years. After this, users will have to pay a fee to use it.
Satellite service is available in these countries
United States, Canada, New Zealand, France, Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Portugal, Luxembourg, Italy and Australia.