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Information Center: Iridium Satellite Phones

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The Iridium Satellite System is the only provider of truly global, truly mobile satellite voice and data solutions with complete coverage of the Earth (including oceans, airways and Polar regions). Iridium runs on a constellation of 66 low-earth orbiting (LEO) satellites operated by Boeing. Only Iridium delivers essential communications services worldwide.

Highlighted Features of The New 9505A Iridium Phone:

  •  Smaller and lighter
  • Includes High Capacity battery
  • Packed with Features, yet Simple to Use
  • Quick Access Interface
  • Water, shock & dust resistant for rugged environments
  • Data Capable - Use your satellite phone to transmit data with an optional RS232 adapter
  • IrDA Port (for future applications)
  • Encryption Capable (with Encryption Cassette)
  • 21 Language Choices for Prompts
  • Crisis Calling
  • Vibracall Alert
  • Illuminated holographic display
  • Color - Silver

    Talk Time Features:
  • Provides up to 38 hours continuous standby time with the High Capacity battery
  • Provides up to 7.6 hours talk time with the High Capacity battery
  •  Data speeds at 2.4 and 9.6 kbps

  • 4 x 16 character Illuminated Graphic Display
  • Illuminated Holographic Display

    Calling Features:
  • Auto Redial Notification
  • Call Barring
  • Call Forwarding - Unconditional, mobile subscriber busy, subscriber not reachable
  • Clear Last Digit/Clear All Digits
  • Fixed Dialing
  • International Access Key Sequence (+ key)
  • Personal Mailbox for Numeric & Text (160 characters)
  • Quick Access Interface
  • Selectable Keypad tone (3 choices)
  • Selectable Ringer tone (10 choices)
  • Keypad Disable
  • Unanswered Call Indicator
  • Volume Adjustment (earpiece or ringer)

  • 100 Alpha and Numeric Memory Storage
  • Last 10 Numbers Dialed
  • Name Storage (recall by name or location)
  • Memory Scroll by Location
  • 32-Digit Number Capacity Phone Book
  • 16-Digit Name Tag
  • One-Touch Dialing
  • Subscriber Identity Module Card (additional memory storage)

    Indicators/ Alert Features:
  • Battery Meter
  • Signal Strength Meter

    Visual/Audible Features:
  • Battery Meter (always shown in display)
  • Emergency Calling
  • Illuminated Keypad
  • Low Battery Warning
  • Status Review of Features
  • Visual Display of Volume Settings

    Usage Control Features:
  • Automatic Display Call Timer
  • Automatic Lock
  • Call Restrictions
  • Display Call Timers (last call / total calls)
  • Display/Change Unlock Code
  • Electronic Lock
  • Programmable Audible Call Timer
  • Subscriber Identity Module PIN Availability (security code)

    Satellite Phone Purchase includes:
  • AC Travel Charger with Intl. plug Kit
  • Lithium Ion high capacity battery
  • Antennae Adaptor
  • Antennae, Portable Auxiliary
  • Car charger
  • Leather holster, Wrist strap
  • 24-hour technical support

  • Size
    158 X 62 X 59 (mm)

    13.2 ounces

    Iridium Service Details:

     The Iridium satellite phone provides prepaid minutes that are good for calling from anywhere to virtually everywhere on the planet (No Roaming and No Long Distance).  Act now, there is a limited supply. We also offer Iridium satellite phones for rental, if you only need it for limited amount of time.

    Monthly Billing (postpaid service) and Activation Charges
    Activation Access Charge Voicemail (optional) Data (optional)
    $50 $30 $10 FREE

    Airtime Postpaid Rates*

    to Landline to Iridium Incoming Calls Incoming SMS Tech Support
    $1.50/min. $0.99/min. FREE FREE FREE

    Alternatively, you can choose to purchase prepaid service that may be more appropriate for your needs than the postpaid service:

    Iridium Prepaid service (Call For Details)
    500 minutes 1 year$675 ($1.35/min.) + Taxes and Fees.
    1,000 minutes 2 years$1299 ($1.29/min.) + Taxes and Fees.
    3,000 minutes 2 years$2999 ($0.99/min.) + Taxes and Fees.


    Afghanistan Akrotiri Albania
    Algeria American Samoa Andorra
    Angola  Anguilla Antarctica
    Antigua and Barbuda Arctic Ocean Argentina
    Armenia Aruba Ashmore & Cartier Isl.
    Atlantic Ocean Australia Austria
    Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain
    Baker Island Bangladesh Barbados
    Bassas da India Belarus Belgium
    Belize Benin Bermuda
    Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia - Herzegovina
    Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil
    Britain British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei
    Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burma (Myanmar)
    Burundi Cambodia Cameroon
    Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands
    Central African Rep. Chad Chile
    China Christmas Island Clipperton Island
    Cocos (Keeling) Isl. Colombia Comoros
    Congo Cook Islands Coral Sea Islands
    Costa Rica Cote d'Ivoire Croatia
    Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic
    Denmark Dhekelia Djibouti
    Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor
    Ecuador Egypt El Salvador
    England  Equatorial Guinea Eritrea
    Estonia Ethiopia Europa Island
    European Union Falkland Islands Faroe Islands
    Fiji Finland France
    French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern and Antarctic Lands
    FYROM Gabon Gambia
    Gaza Strip Georgia Germany
    Ghana Gibraltar Glorioso Islands
    Great Britain Greece Greenland
    Grenada Guadeloupe Guam
    Guatemala Guernsey Guinea-Bissau
    Guinea Guyana Haiti
    Heard & McDonald Isl Holy See (Vatican) Honduras
    Hong Kong Howland Island Iceland
    India Indian Ocean Indonesia
    Iran Iraq Ireland
    Israel Italy Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)
    Jamaica Jan Mayen Japan
    Jarvis Island Jersey Johnston Atoll
    Jordan Juan de Nova Island Kazakhstan
    Kenya Kingman Reef Kiribati
    Korea, North Korea, South Kuwait
    Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia
    Lebanon Lesotho Liberia
    Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania
    Luxembourg Macau Macedonia
    Madagascar Malawi Malaysia
    Maldives Mali Malta
    Man, Isle of Marshall Islands Martinique
    Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte
    Mexico Micronesia Midway Islands
    Moldova Monaco Mongolia
    Montserrat Morocco Mozambique
    Myanmar (Burma) Namibia Nauru
    Navassa Island Nepal Netherlands
    Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand
    Nicaragua Niger Nigeria
    Niue Norfolk Island North Korea
    Northern Mariana Isl. Norway Oman
    Pacific Ocean Pakistan Palau
    Palestine  Palmyra Atoll Panama
    Papua New Guinea Paracel Islands Paraguay
    Peru Philippines Pitcairn Islands
    Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar
    Reunion Romania Russia
    Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Saint Lucia Saint Pierre & Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    Samoa San Marino Sao Tome & Principe
    Saudi Arabia Scotland  Senegal
    Serbia & Montenegro Seychelles Sierra Leone
    Singapore Slovakia Slovenia
    Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa
    South Georgia & South Sandwich Isl. Southern Ocean Soviet Union, Former
    Spain Spratly Islands Sudan
    Suriname Svalbard Swaziland
    Sweden Switzerland Syria
    Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania
    Thailand Togo Tokelau
    Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tromelin Island
    Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan
    Turks & Caicos Isl. Tuvalu Uganda
    Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom
    United Nations Org. United States USSR, Former
    Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu
    Vatican City Venezuela Vietnam
    Virgin Islands (USA) Wake Island Wales 
    Wallis and Futuna West Bank Western Sahara
    (Western) Samoa World Yemen
    Yugoslavia  Zambia Zimbabwe

    For any questions about this phone or satellite service, please call 1-800-872-7626 from the USA, or 1-703-222-7161 from outside of the USA. 

We carry and support Iridium satellite phones.  You can Buy an Iridium Phone online or by calling our toll free number 1-800-872-7626.  If you only need the Iridium satellite phone for a short period of time, you may wish to Rent an Iridium Phone from our sister company InTouch USA.

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