Cellular service

Small Village on Haida Gwaii Steps into 2018 and Gets Cellular Service

After years of fighting, a small village of 280 people on Haida Gwaii finally gets cellular service. Local politicians of Port Clements, B.C. announced that the village will finally be getting cellular service thanks to Telus. In a statement, Mayor Urs Thomas said: "That's a huge deal. That's a great moment." Local leaders have been lobbying...

GoTenna Lets iOS Users Text Without Cellular Service

A company called goTenna has launched a device that allows you to text your friends even when you don’t have a cellular signal. The device connects to your iOS or Android device via Bluetooth and turns into a low frequency radio with a range of up to 50 miles (about 80 kilometers). Using a companion...