TerreStar’s Upcoming Genus Smartphone: Too Slow to Be Genius

satellite-terrestrial-11-croppedAT&T (s t) today confirmed that it will sell the first dual-mode cellular and satellite smartphone that will offer satellite connectivity from TerreStar’s network when in remote areas. The Genus phone will be out in the first quarter of next year for business and government clients, although AT&T said it is working on such a device for consumers as well. However, before you get too excited, the idea of a satellite-powered smartphone sounds sweeter in theory than in practice. Read More about TerreStar’s Upcoming Genus Smartphone: Too Slow to Be Genius