Satellite Phone FAQ
Most frequent questions and answers
Some satellite phones use sim cards and others do not. If the phone does use sim cards it is only compatible with the same brand name of the phone.
For example: The Iridium 9555 phone only works with the Iridium network.
The Inmarsat Isat Phone Pro only works with Inmarsat network.
We always recommend the Iridium phones to all International travelers. Iridium has global coverage and is the only satellite network that offers it.
Satellite phones have many benefits the main one being that they can get signal anywhere in the world.
In the midst of a natural disaster satellite phones are the only means of communication.
They also are a great way to prepare for any type of international travel, hiking adventure, off road racing, etc!
Yes, satellite phones work 100% off of satellites so natural disasters to not impair service. Your satellite phone will work before, during, and after!
Yes, satellite phones can call and receive calls from an ordinary cell phone. Cell phones can use 2nd stage dialing to call a satellite phone for free.
2nd Stage dialing simply means you will call a USA number and an automated voice will tell you to input the satellite phone number. Once you enter the sat phone number it will connect you for free.