Most people don’t consider the modem when considering buying a new phone, and why should they? Unfortunately, it’s something a lot of Pixel users are increasingly having to learn about. In recent years, connectivity issues have become one of the largest issues with the series. Thankfully, the situation has improved over the generations, and the upcoming Pixel 9 series will be better still.

Thanks to a Google insider, Android Authority has learned some of the modem upgrades coming to the Pixel 9 series, which brings some important upgrades, including satellite connectivity.