Iridium Voice Services
If you work, live or travel in areas outside cellular coverage or in areas with inadequate landline service, Iridium is for you. Eighty-six percent of the worldï¿½s landmass and all of its oceans are in areas with inadequate landline service. Iridium addresses these situations by providing coverage in all ocean areas, air routes and all landmasses – even the Poles.
Iridium Data Services
Using your computer and an Iridium satellite phone, you can connect to the Internet or a corporate network from virtually anywhere in the world, allowing you to browse the web, send and receive email and transfer files.
Iridium Prepaid Services
With Iridium prepaid services, users have a cost-effective communications system at their fingertips, eliminating the headaches of monthly bills or subscription fees while providing the reach and accessibility users have come to expect from Iridium.
Short Message Service (SMS)
As an Iridium voice subscriber, your phone performs double-duty as a voice communication and messaging device. The Iridium Satellite phone can send and receive up to 160 alphanumeric characters, in a single message. Once you turn your phone on and register with the Iridium satellite network, your new messages will be sent directly to your handset.
Short Burst Data
Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD) service is a new data service that enables value-added applications to send and receive short data transactions efficiently over the Iridium network.
Fax & Enhanced Messaging
Iridium Fax and Enhanced Messaging service offers an extensive suite of options allowing subscribers to transmit and receive information in different format over the Iridium constellation of 66 satellites.
Iridium Global Paging Service
Only Iridium Global Paging Service offers global paging and messaging services. Iridium Global Paging Service uses the Iridium constellation of 66 satellites to enable subscribers to receive numeric and alphanumeric paging virtually anywhere on the planet, from cities to remote areas.
Please note that to use this service, you MUST be an International SOS member through one of their qualifying programs. Please contact International SOS or SatComm for more details.
Iridium Crew Calling
With a single SIM Card and a single Iridium phone, vessels can now have both traditional subscription service and prepaid service. Captain and officers use their traditional subscription service as required for shipï¿½s business while crewmembers can place prepaid personal calls.
Ship Security and Alert Systems
Iridium Satellite has introduced a new range of maritime satellite communication services providing cost-effective solutions for ship owners to meet the new International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements for Ship Security and Alert Systems (SSAS).