In addition to North and South America, Europe, and Africa, the addition of the Asia-Pacific region to Blockstream Satellite brings free Bitcoin blockchain access to some of the most populous regions of the world.
Coming soon: Satellite API. Users can broadcast unencrypted data to everyone with a satellite receiver or target specific users by using encryption. Combined with the Lightning Network’s onion-routed payments, it will be possible to send totally private messages where no one can identify the sender, the receiver, or the content of the message.
Learn more: https://blockstream.com/satellite/