Lynk First to Connect Satellite Directly to Standard Mobile Phones on Earth

Startup achieves technical breakthrough many thought was impossible

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Lynk Global PR) — Lynk (Lynk Global, Inc.) today announced that it has successfully connected a satellite in low-Earth orbit to an ordinary mobile phone on Earth. The technical breakthrough enabled Lynk to send the world’s first ever text message from space to a mobile phone.

This milestone, witnessed by independent third-party observers, represents the critical, industry-first next step for Lynk’s ultimate vision to use satellites to provide broadband services directly to over five billion mobile phones on the planet, everywhere.