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Globalstar Gets Approval For Terrestrial Service

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Replying to:  Seems a dual mode phone would make more sense by markolenski   Jan 24, 2006, 4:18 PM

Re: Seems a dual mode phone would make more sense

by Superguy    Jan 24, 2006, 5:02 PM

I kinda like Thuraya's (Europe, Africa, Asia) model better. Thuraya uses GSM and switches to satellite when GSM isn't available. If you're outside of Thuraya's coverage area, like in the western hemisphere, you can roam on another carrier's GSM network.

It's a pretty slick setup.

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