Post Hurricane Communications

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 4:52:36 PM America/New_York

Handheld Satellite Phones are absolutely necessary when a disaster strikes and all lines of communications are unavailable.  But if you have a team of 3 or more, a satellite phone with Push-To-Talk may be a better fit.  With the Iridium PTT, not only can you place calls, but your entire team is a push away from communicating.

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Comments | Posted By Ysora W.

Inmarsat Legacy EOL and Migration Options

Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:21:01 PM America/New_York

Inmarsat has announced the End of Life (EOL) dates for its Fleet 33, 55, and 77 devices. After these dates these legacy fleet devices will no longer be covered under the Inmarsat network and users will find that they will no longer be receiving/transmitting data.

As these EOL dates approach users should consider migrating to a newer satellite broadband device. These newer devices are more reliable and provide a stronger, faster connection over the older legacy devices. Also unlike the legacy devices which data is pay-as-you-go, often at a premium, these newer devices provide much more flexible data rates and plans. Not only is this data ultimately cheaper but the performance is much better as well

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Comments | Posted By Adam S.

When choosing a satellite internet solution prepare to be bombarded with language consisting of MB's, GB's, Kbps, Mbps, MIR, CIR, 4:1, 8:1, FAP and so on... If you understand this uber-techie lingo then a thorough satellite internet proposal complete with bandwidth numbers, contention ratios and data consumption limits is just what you need. But if you don't, then you can nod your head and smile, but will probably feel more confused than informed...

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Comments | Posted By Ysora W.

Bandwidth and Data Consumption Explained

Friday, August 11, 2017 9:15:00 AM America/New_York

When choosing a satellite internet solution prepare to be bombarded with language consisting of MB's, GB's, Kbps, Mbps, MIR, CIR, 4:1, 8:1, FAP and so on... If you understand this uber-techie lingo then a thorough satellite internet proposal complete with bandwidth numbers, contention ratios and data consumption limits is just what you need. But if you don't, then you can nod you head and smile, but will probably feel more confused than informed.

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Comments | Posted By Sam C.

RedPort Glow: Connecting Life on the Water

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 5:22:00 PM America/New_York

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Live and play on the water? Stay in touch with the Glow Iridium Satellite Terminal by RedPort. The Glow provides easy-to-install and easy-to-use access to the Iridium network, combined with the power and reliability of RedPort hardware services. Being on the Iridium network the Glow is the world’s only marine-dedicated satellite phone with access to Iridium’s best service plans, including Unlimited and Double Data.

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Team TPL Races Across America with Iridium PTT

Friday, June 30, 2017 11:50:05 AM America/New_York

What do you get when you combine a cross-country cycling race and raising money for charity? The answer, of course, is a whole lot of awesome. You got just that in the 2017 Race Across America, a solo and team cycling race spanning over 3000 miles from Oceanside, CA to Annapolis MD. The race took place between June 13th and 23rd, with the team riders beginning on the 17th. 

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iSavi - What It Does and Why You Need One

Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:29:38 PM America/New_York

Imagine a device that you could drop into your backpack or satchel that could get you instantly online from a remote corner of the Sahara, the top of Kilimanjaro or the middle of the Pacific Ocean.  Something that you could connect with your smartphone to upload a photo or video and update your social media accounts.  A device that would allow you to read news articles, check weather and search for information about the strange berry you just ate.

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Comments | Posted in Product Spotlight By Sam C.

SatPhoneStore customers are a varied bunch.  We get to work with boaters, adventurers, first responders, remote workers, and many others.  But all of our subscribers have a common thread, they venture out to the edge. This was especially true for IsatPhone 2 user, Tyrell Lloyd, who had the opportunity to achieve a dream of reaching the summit of the Uhuru Peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Here is his story in his own words:

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Comments | Posted By Ysora W.

Uhuru Peak Mt. Kilimanjaro

SatPhoneStore customers are a varied bunch. We get to work with boaters, adventurers, first responders, remote workers, and many others. But all of our subcribers have a common thread, they venture out to the edge. This was especially true for IsatPhone 2 user, Tyrell Lloyd, who had the opportunity to achieve a dream of reaching the summit of the Uhuru Peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Here is his story in his own words...

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Start of 2017 Hurricane Season

Thursday, June 1, 2017 11:56:10 AM America/New_York

Hurricane Season

It's that time of year again! Today officially marks the start of the 2017 Hurricane Season. Hurricanes have the potential to knock out power, cell coverage, and cause much more damage. As always, the number one way to deal with a potential storm is to be prepared.

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Comments | Posted By Adam S.