I’m sure that’s part of the reason they abandoned the idea (I heard also that they would have legally had to allow Android, et. al. devices use their bands and that Steve was livid about the idea of wasting Apple’s resources on others). Building out towers (or leasing rights to them) on any sort of global scale would have been nigh impossible. Then there’s always an Apple satellite network, but that’s a minimum 800ms lag and Apple’s love of the user experience would have...
11/17/15 at 8:37pm