You’ve probably noticed how phone-to-satellite linking is becoming more popular. Applelaunched its own version of such a service and there is even talk that Samsung is prepping similar plans too. You know how these things typically go — if the big guys are doing it, then it’s time for a quick game of “follow the leader”.
That being said, this is indeed a valuable option to have, especially for those who are prone to hiking in remote areas. But even if your trip was unplanned, as disaster can always strike without any sort of warning, it’s better to be prepared than sorry.