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Thuraya deploys SatSleeve, enabling iPhone satellite calls

03/21, 6:57pm

Versions available for 30-pin dock as well as Lightning

Satellite services operator Thuraya Telecommunications announced today the launch of the Thuraya SatSleeve, a clip-on case that brings satellite connectivity to the Apple iPhone. Only slightly larger than the iPhone itself, the compact adaptor provides users with the ability to turn an iPhone into a satellite phone that allows connectivity beyond the coverage of traditional terrestrial cellular networks.

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