Need a reliable satellite phone that will work anywhere in the world? There is only one phone that meets that requirement – Iridium. With the constellation of polar orbiting satellites, their coverage is truly global, and with more than ten years of reliable operation, they have proven their system. With Inmarsat and Globalstar operating newer constellations, there is some concern that the Iridium system may experience problems as they move forward with their satellite replacement program slated for 2015-2017. While there is a chance that users may encounter occasional delays in connecting a call, or experience an occasional dropped call, most experts feel these problems will be minimal and that the Iridium NEXT system will arrive before the problems become significant, and that the Iridium NEXT system will carry Iridium reliability for many years to come.

The most popular terminal in the Iridium family is the Iridium 9555. Priced at $1095, this handheld is compact yet easy to use. Although airtime runs a little more than $1.00 per minute, rates compare favorable to cellular roaming charges. The 9555 can also send a text message to a cell phone or to an e-mail address for $0.50, and friends and family can send a FREE text to the 9555 from . SPS also utilizes the Iridium 9555 in its Rental Program, and it is a great solutions for customers traveling overseas for a week or two.

The latest addition to the Iridium family is the 9575 Extreme. The Extreme handset looks and feels more like a walkie-talkie, yet the rugged terminal is easy to use. In addition to the voice and text features this terminal shares with the 9555, the Iridium Extreme has a built in GPS that allows users to pull up and send their position via text or e-mail. The terminal can also be set up for tracking and SMS service, and, with the push of the RED distress button, personnel at the GOES monitoring center (yes the same people who provide SPOT monitoring) will dispatch emergency personnel to the users position. This distress response program is provided free-of-charge by Iridium.

Satellite Phone Solutions also maintains a small inventory of refurbished Iridium 9505A. These terminals are older and a little larger than the Iridium 9555, but they work very well. Priced at $750 with a one year warranty, the Iridium 9505A is a good value for customers who want the global service of Iridium, but are looking to spend just a little less.

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The Iridium GO!™ is unlike anything the world has seen before. Simply flip up the integrated antenna and the battery-powered unit connects quickly and automatically to the Iridium LEO satellite constellation to create an anywhere Wi-Fi hotspot within approximately a 100 foot radius. Satellite Phone Solutions has tested the Iridium GO provides and finds that it is an outstanding product for voice, text, and position reporting via connections to your i-Phone or Android.

  • Voice calls
  • SMS Texting - Two Way
  • GPS Tracking
  • Iridium E-Mail

Test drive before you buy by renting an Iridium GO for your next trip. Order on-line or call for more information at 1-561-300-6580.

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 | Iridium GO Fixed Installation Kit

Transform your communications with a valuable add-on that makes Iridium GO!® even more versatile on land and at sea. The Iridium GO! Fixed Installation Kit can be paired with any Iridium GO! device for extended capabilities and smooth connectivity both inside and outdoors.

Whether you’re a sailor, fisherman, remote vacationer or NGO worker, the Iridium GO! Fixed Installation Kit will help you stay connected regardless of your location.

What's in the kit
  • Iridium Passive Omnidirectional Antenna
  • Mast/Rail Mount 1”-14NF
  • Wall Mount Bracket
  • 12m/39ft Passive Antenna Cable
  • Iridium GO! Cable Adapter
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 | Iridium GO Unlimited Airtime

The Iridium GO Unlimited Airtime Plan @ $124.95 per month offers unlimited texting, unlimited data (through the Iridium GO data connection for weather and other low bandwidth data), and 150 minutes of voice calling. Additional voice calls are $1.05 per minute. Purchase includes activation and first month's service. Credit card will be required for ongoing monthly service.

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Handheld Satellite Phone | Irid-9555

The Iridium 9555 has become "old reliable" in the mobile satellite marketplace. While the IsatPhone, Thuraya XT and the new Iridium Extreme, bring new features to the handheld group, the 9555 is very competitively priced, performs well, and offers 100 percent global coverage. Note that SPS can only offer the special $1095 price for this phone when the purchase includes airtime with SPS. The cost of the Iridium 9555 without airtime is $1195.

SPS offers FREE Shipping on all orders of $100 or more !!!!!

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Handheld Satellite Phone | IRID-9575

The Iridium 9575 is one of the most popular handheld satellite phones because of its small size, rugged feel and full range of services including voice, messaging, tracking and SOS. See the video in the details section for a full presentation of the Iridium 9575's features. Purchase a Beam Docking Station from SPS at the same time as your purchase your Iridium 9575 and save hundreds of dollars.

SPS offers FREE Shipping on all orders of $100 or more !!!!!

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 | Iridium SBD 9602 Modem

Beam 9602N SBD Data Modem is a robust data terminal specifically designed to incorporate the Iridium 9602N SBD module with an inbuilt 9-32V DC power supply. It is currently the smallest SBD Modem product on the market.

The terminal connector supports power input, USB & serial data to be used on the modem. The robust enclosure enables the terminal to be used in a wide range of applications.

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 | Beam RST 600B Data Modem

Beam DataMODEM RST600 utilizes the latest Iridium 9522B L-Band transceiver module that provides global access to all of the Iridium data services through a single compact device. The RST600 is supplied with specific brackets and cables that allow the terminal to be mounted in a variety of installations, there is a robust mounting plate or alternatively the transceiver module can be installed without the bracket for a more compact installation.

The DataMODEM RST600 terminal has an inbuilt power supply that supports a 5 – 32V DC input and has a cable assembly that provides access to a standard RS232 D9 serial interface for ease of connection.

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To-Go Kit | Iridium_To_Go

Purchase an Iridium 9555, 9575 or 9505A from SPS and get a sturdy Pelican 1150 case with custom phone to securely hold your satellite phone and accessories. Available in Yellow or Black. Satellite Phone Not Included.

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PrePaid Service | IRID-PP-500

Iridium SIM with 500 Minutes of PrePaid Airtime (Airtime can also be added to an existing SPS Iridium Prepaid Sim). The airtime is valid for one year and can be topped up by contacting SPS via phone or e-mail.

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PrePaid Service | IRID PP 200

Iridium SIM Card with 200 Minutes of PrePaid airtime valid for six months. Airtime can be topped up by contacting SPS by phone or e-mail.

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PrePaid Service | IRID PP 75

Iridium SIM Card with 75 minutes of PrePaid airtime valid for three months. Airtime can be topped up by contacting SPS by phone or e-mail.

Note: There is an option to buy 75 minutes of PrePaid airtime valid for 30 days @ $145. Contact SPS sales at 1-561-300-6580 for this option.

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PrePaid Service | IRID PP 3000

Iridium SIM Card with 3,000 minutes of PrePaid airtime valid for two years. This option provides users with an effective rate of $1.23 per minute and no monthly service fees over the two year period of validity. Airtime can be topped up by SPS by calling 1-561-300-6580 or by e-mail.

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PrePaid Service | IRID PP 5000

Iridium SIM Card with 5000 minutes of PrePaid Airtime valid for two years. With an effective rate of $1.10 per minute, this is an excellent way to avoid monthly service fees for the two year period of validity. Airtime can be topped up by phoning SPS at 1-561-300-6580 or e-mailing SPS.

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PrePaid Service | IRID PP SAM

Apopular plan for customers in South America who want to avoid monthly service fees, but also find the 500 minute prepaid plan more than they want to purchase. This Iridium SIM Card offers 200 minutes of PrePaid airtime which are valid for six months ... however it only works in South America andthe card can not be recharged.

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PrePaid Service | IRID PP Africa

Iridium SIM with 300 PrePaid Airtime Minutes valid for one year but geographically restricted so it only works in Africa. If you are going on a trip to Africa, this is an excellent value, as long as you understand the airtime can only be used within Africa.

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PrePaid Service | IRID Northern Lights

Intended for seasonal users in Canada and Alaska, these Geographical Prepaid Cards are only valid for calls originating in Canada and Alaska. The $260 price includes a one time activation fee. The card contains 200 minutes and is valid for six months. It can be topped up with another 200 minutes of airtime with the same Alaska-Canada restriction. The top-up price is $230 (because there is no activation fee for top ups, unless you have exceeded the 90 day grace period).

This is a good price for 200 minutes of Iridium airtime if you fit the geographical constraints. Have any questions - give us a call at 1-561-300-6580.

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PrePaid Service | IRID PP MENA

If you are traveling to any of the African or Middle Eastern countries listed below, the Iridium MENA PrePaid Card will provide you with $1.08 per minute for calls originating from these countries to fixed or cell phones. Calls to other Iridium phones are $0.79 per minute.

The downside is that the card is valid for one year only, can not be topped up (a new card can be issued and activated when the old card expires), and calls made outside the listed countries are charged against the card at $1.75 per minute.

This can be a great plan for someone working or visiting these countries for an extended period. Any questions - give us a call at 1-561-300-6580.

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PostPaid Service | Irid_PostPaid

Iridium users have the option of purchasing PrePaid or PostPaid airtime for their Iridium satellite phones. Satellite Phone Solutions PostPaid airtime packages can be reviewed under the airtime tab - see airtime rates. If you elect to go with one of the PostPaid Packages, please add this product to your cart. Select yes when you are asked if you need a new SIM card. SPS will provide you with a SIM card for your phone at no charge, and will provide you with a service agreement to complete to obtain your PostPaid airtime.

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