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AT&T to launch TerreStar 3G/satellite phone this year

AT&T has plans to launch a hybrid cellphone capable of both 3G and satellite connections sometime in 2009, reports say. Working in conjunction with TerreStar, a provider of voice and data networks via satellite, the branded handset will have coverage in the mainland US as well as Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. It is being marketed mainly at travelers and sailors, who would not otherwise receive a signal in many areas. TerreStar is also planning to sell its services to the government once it..... http://www.electronista.com/articles/09/04/03/att.terrestar.phone/

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