On March 2, 2018, Wired Magazine published an article entitled “SPOOF, JAM, DESTROY: WHY WE NEED A BACKUP FOR GPS” featuring Satelles STL technology as a potential backup for GPS. Excerpt from the article:

“With that kind of threat looming, GPS understudies are getting more attention. Like, for example, other satellites. A company called Satelles is looking to Iridium satellites—you know, the ones that link up to the satellite phone you take with you on Arctic expeditions. The Iridium satellites had a little-used channel that used to ping pagers, but people don’t have those anymore. So Satelles made a deal with Iridium to reprogram the pager channel to beam down a GPS-esque signal.”

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