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CompareIridium ExtremeIridium 9555Globalstar GSP-1700
tMPN/UPCCPKT1101BPKT0801706166016267
Pricing (approx)$1,495$1,395$499
NetworkIridiumIridiumGlobalstar
CoverageGlobalGlobalRegional
Weight8.7 oz (247g)9.38 oz (266g)7.05 oz (200g)
Size5.5'' x 2.36''x 1.06'' (14.0 x 6.0 x 2.7 cm)5.5'' x 2.36''x 1.06'' (14.0 x 6.0 x 2.7 cm)5.5'' x 2.36''x 1.06'' (14.0 x 6.0 x 2.7 cm)
Battery Life4hr talk / 30hrs standby3hr talk / 30hrs standby4hr talk / 36hrs standby
AntennaRetractable omni-directionalRetractable omni-directionalFold-out directional
DisplayMonochromeMonochromeMonochrome
DurabilityMIL-STD 810FNANA
Ingress ProtectionIP65NANA
Network66 Low Earth Orbit Satellite66 Low Earth Orbit satelliteNA
Text Messaging (SMS)SupportedSupported35 Character Receive Only
GPSYesN/AYes - During Call
InterfacesMini USB, AudioMini USB, AudioMini USB, Audio
Data ConnectivityYes, via USB or Access PointMini USB, AudioMini USB, Audio
Data Speed (Uncompressed)2.4 Kbps2.5 Kbps9.6 Kbps
Data Speed (Uncompressed)2.4 Kbps2.5 Kbps9.6 Kbps
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Comparison Chart

We've put together a camparison chart below to make it easy for you to shop for the satellite phone and package best suited for your needs including quality of service (QoS), potential limitations, and advantages one satellite phone may have over another.

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Iridium Extreme

Iridium 9555

IsatPhone 2

MPN/UPC
CPKT1101
BPKT0801
885562000343
Pricing (approx)
$1,495
$1,395
$874.99
Network
Iridium
Iridium
Inmarsat
Coverage
Global
Global
Global (Non-Polar)
Weight
8.7 oz (247g)
9.38 oz (266g)
11.14 oz (316 g)
Size
5.5'' x 2.36''x 1.06'' (14.0 x 6.0 x 2.7 cm)
5.5'' x 2.36''x 1.06'' (14.0 x 6.0 x 2.7 cm)
6.65” x 2.95” x 1.14” (16.9 x 7.5 x 2.9 cm)
Battery Life
4hr talk / 30hrs standby
3hr talk / 30hrs standby
8hr talk / 160hrs standby
Antenna
Retractable omni-directional
Retractable omni-directional
Fold-out directional
Display
Monochrome
Monochrome
Color
Durability
MIL-STD 810F
N/A
IK04
Ingress Protection
IP65
N/A
IP65
Network
66 Low Earth Orbit Satellite
66 Low Earth Orbit satellite
3 Geostationary satellites
Text Messaginh (SMS)
Supported
Supported
Supported
GPS
Yes
N/A
Yes
Interfaces
Mini USB, Audio
Mini USB, Audio
Micro USB, Bluetooth
Data Connectivity
Yes, via USB or Access Point
Yes, via USB or Access Point
Yes, via USB or Access Point
Data Speed (Uncompressed)
2.4 Kbps
2.5 Kbps
2.4 Kbps
Emergency SOS
Yes
No
Yes

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Iridium Coverage

Global

In a world where global communications are increasingly critical, only one company connects everyone to the things that matter most, from pole to pole.Powered by a uniquely sophisticated global constellation of 66 cross-linked Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, the Iridium® network provides high-quality voice and data connections over the planet’s entire surface, including across oceans, airways and polar regions.

largest Satellite constellation

Iridium operates the world’s largest commercial constellation, with a mesh architecture of 66 cross-linked Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites providing inherent performance and dependability advantages over bent pipe geostationary (GEO) configurations.

Reliable

Iridium’s global constellation is supported by a recently upgraded, extensive ground infrastructure that ensures the high reliability and capacity of the communications network through multiple layers of redundancy and back-up systems for all critical functions.

Performance

Interconnected by advanced fiber-optic and broadband satellite links, the Iridium® ground infrastructure consists of the Satellite Network Operating Center (SNOC), Ground Stations and Technical Support Center, which together provide Terrestrial connections for mobile satellite voice and data Network command, control and monitoring, and Technical support

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Globalstar Coverage

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Low LATENCY

Globalstar satellites provide reliability worldwide connecting users in areas where traditional networks are unreliable or unavailable.

voice quality

Globalstar’s state-of-the-art technology connects people every day in work and life through reliable voice communications over an exceptionally clear and secure satellite network

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usa coverage

Globalstar sat phones are a budget friendly satellite phone purchase option if you are traveling within the US

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