iPhone 14’s satellite link will reach more countries soon
Emergency SOS has been announced for the US and Canada for now, but Apple plans to add the feature to more markets soon.
During the introduction of the new iPhone 14, All the new features that the device will have have been announced which made it different from the iPhone 13. One of them is the possibility of having emergency satellite connection when you don’t have WiFi or network at that time.
This new feature is called ‘Emergency SOS’ and Apple announced it for markets like the US or Canada. Will it reach more countries? It’s very likely that the device’s true capabilities will be discovered soon, as the company says it will increase compatibility in some countries.
iPhone 14 satellite link will reach more countries
Apple reports ‘Emergency SOS’ functionality via MacPrime website may reach more countries in the following months. The company even stated that it plans to announce these additional regions at the end of the year so we may have more certainty about the globalization of this feature soon.
During the presentation of the iPhone 14, the company stated that the Emergency SOS will first be released in the United States and Canada due to the previous treatment. had with the satellite service provider Globalstar. It should be noted that this function will be free for the first two years and only the satellite function must be activated in order to reach these emergency calls. The increase in the number of countries may be a result of Apple’s agreement with Starlink to use its satellites as well.
As we learned today, the company is expected to announce additional countries this year and next year where the SOS feature will be available over a satellite link. It is not yet known which new regions will be included.
This new feature Allows you to send messages via satellite in an emergency and you have no network coverage or WiFI. It also allows you to call emergency contacts.
Source: i Padizate