A Virginia company has connected mobile phones directly to satellites

Enlarge / Lynk’s “Shannon” satellite launched into space in June on SpaceX’s Transporter-2 flight. (credit: SpaceX) A space startup says it has successfully demonstrated the ability to use ordinary, unmodified mobile telephones to connect to satellite Internet services. The Virginia-based company, Lynk, sent its “Shannon” satellite into orbit three months ago as part of a […]