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Galileo-enabled smartphone users hit 1 billion

Tuesday 10 September 2019 | 08:53 CET | News
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) said the estimated number of smartphones connected to the EU's satellite system Galileo has reached the milestone of 1 billion. The figure is based on the number of smartphones using Galileo sold across the world, said the GSA, adding that the actual number of Galileo users around the world is much larger.

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