Phone Arena: Why the iPhone 13 satellite 5G can be for emergencies only
According to Northern Sky Research ………the NTN element will be served by current sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G bands that phones already support, so it’s only a matter of customizing the modem to take advantage.
“In the early stages, this will be for low data rate applications. Use cases that still work well in low data rate environments are IoT, emergency [and] text messaging,” he adds. There you have it, the mystery of the iPhone 13 satellite emergency communication feature is now much less mysterious.