Ulefone offers a boundless connectivity experience enabled by Kigen and Skylo

Ulefone’s feature-rich Armor 23 Ultra integrates two-way satellite messaging enabled by Kigen eSIMs with Skylo’s NTN connectivity. The partners will showcase the tech behind the leading rugged phone at MWC Barcelona 2024.

28 February, 2024Belfast, UK/ Shenzhen, ChinaUlefone, the leading rugged smartphone manufacturer, revealed the technology behind its flagship rugged Armor 23 Ultra smartphone’s two-way satellite connectivity made possible through Kigen eSIM OS and Skylo’s non-terrestrial satellite network. The smartphone was unveiled first at CES in January 2024 and is now available for purchase across multiple sales platforms and countries.

Designed to meet the demands of users who venture into remote and challenging environments, the Ulefone Armor 23 Ultra is pioneering high-performance converged connectivity enabled by Kigen secure OS embedded in the feature-rich smartphone with Skylo’s connectivity. Empowering users with unprecedented connectivity in areas without Wi-Fi and cellular coverage.

The advanced two-way satellite messaging is provided by Bullitt Satellite. The smartphone incorporates a unique SOS feature to enable users to quickly contact a dedicated 24/7 international response center for emergency assistance.

“Ulefone’s pioneering Armor 23 Ultra is a perfect example of the benefits of standardization – empowering visionaries to extend connectivity experiences and services built with security at their heart,” said Vincent Korstanje, CEO of Kigen. “We’re proud to enable this with Kigen’s secure OS and partners.”

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“Satellite-powered messaging has been a sought-after Armor 23 Ultra. It’s the cumulation of many unique developments across SIM, connectivity network and satellite service working in tandem that make it so innovative,” said Ansen Xiong, co-founder of Ulefone.

Ulefone, Kigen and Skylo will be together at MWC 2024 in Barcelona from February 26-29. To schedule a meeting contact https://kigen.com/contact/

About Ulefone

Founded in 2014, Ulefone has emerged as a prominent global brand specializing in rugged smartphones and tablets. With a strong presence in over 100 countries and regions worldwide and a loyal user base exceeding 10 million, Ulefone has solidified its position as a leader in the rugged smartphone market.

Ulefone’s core focus lies in crafting robust and durable devices that cater to the needs of outdoor enthusiasts and professionals working in demanding environments. Beyond their ruggedness, Ulefone smartphones boast cutting-edge features and innovative technologies. From powerful processors and ample storage to high-resolution cameras and long-lasting batteries, Ulefone devices offer a seamless and immersive user experience, even in the most demanding scenarios.

To discover more about Ulefone’s impressive lineup of rugged smartphones and tablets, visit their official website at ulefone.com. Join the Ulefone community and experience the freedom, endurance, and reliability that comes with owning a Ulefone device.

About Kigen

Kigen is the forerunner in eSIM and iSIM security-enabled IoT solutions built for scale. An Arm-founded company, Kigen flexibly empowers OEMs with security on leading IoT chipsets and modules and with the world’s leading IoT and LPWAN connectivity providers in up to 200 countries. Our industry-leading SIM OS products enable over 2.5 billion SIMs and complement our GSMA-accredited Remote SIM provisioning secure service capabilities. Find out more at kigen.com or join our #FutureofSIM conversation on LinkedIn.

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