The Iridium Extreme PTT satellite phone is built for team communications in rugged environments anywhere across the globe. In addition to the standard excellence of Iridium voice communications, the Extreme PTT also has an intelligently designed Push-to-Talk (PTT) mode. It boasts an expanded loudspeaker, reinforced PTT button, a high-capacity battery. It’s easy to switch between multiple communication services like voice calls, text messaging, and the SOS feature whether you’re in Phone Mode or PTT Mode.
Iridium Push to Talk – Talkgroups
Small (100K sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $0.00/month
Medium (300K sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $75.99/month
Large (750K sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $449.00/month
Extra Large (1.5M sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $1059.00/month
Super Region (2.25M sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $2399.00/month
Middle East – Small (100K sq km) – 600 PTT Minutes – $169.00/month
Middle East – Small (100K sq km) – 6,000 PTT Minutes – $469.00/month
Middle East – Small (100K sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $549.00/month
Middle East – Medium (300K sq km) – 6,000 PTT Minutes – $929.00/month
Middle East – Medium (300K sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $1049.00/month
Middle East – Large (750K sq km) – 6,000 PTT Minutes – $2275.00/month
Middle East – Large (750K sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $2529.00/month
Middle East – Extra Large (1.5M sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $5449.00/month
Middle East – Super (2.25M sq km) – Unlimited PTT Minutes – $11999.00/month
You can adjust all PTT coverage areas, device security, and talkgroup configurations over-the-air, as needed, by an administrator using Iridium
’s web-based PTT Command Center, making maintenance and support for deployed devices in the field.
- Meets military-grade durability standards
- Jet-water, shock and dust resistance (IP65-rated)
- Compact, lightweight design for ultimate portability
- Diamond treaded, taper grip for in-hand ergonomics
- Integrated loudspeaker
- Rugged, high-gain antenna
- Daylight-readable, glare-resistant display
- 5mm headset and hands-free capability
- Mini-USB data port
- 140 mm (L) x 60 mm (W) x 32 mm (D) dimensions
- 268g weight
- -10C to +55C operating temperature
- Phone Mode battery duration:
- Standby: Up to 54 hours
- Talk time: Up to 6.5 hours
- PTT Mode battery duration:
- Standby: Up to 16.5 hours
- Talk time: Up to 5 hours
140 mm (L) x 60 mm (W) x 27 mm (D)
• Standby time: Up to 30 hours
• Talk time: Up to 4 hours Display
• 200-character, daylight-readable display
• Integrated backlight for nighttime viewing
• Illuminated weather-resistant keypad
• Integrated speakerphone
• Quick-connect to Iridium voice mail
• Two-way SMS and short email
• 21 supported menu languages
• Pre-programmable International Access Code (00 or +)
• Mailbox for voice, numeric and text messages
• Selectable ring and alert tones (8 choices)
• Military-grade ruggedness (MIL-STD 810F)
• Ingress Protection (IP65)
• 100-entry internal phonebook, with capacity for multiple phone numbers, email addresses and notes
• Call history retains received, missed and dialed calls
Usage Control Features
• User-configurable call timers to manage costs
• Keypad lock and PIN lock for additional security
Q: What is Iridium Push to Talk (PTT)?
A: Iridium Push to Talk (PTT) is a two-way radio communication service that allows users to communicate with individuals or groups in real-time over the Iridium satellite network.
Q: What is a Talkgroup?
A: A Talkgroup is a group of users who are able to communicate with each other through the Iridium PTT service. A Talkgroup can be set up for specific teams or organizations, allowing for efficient and effective communication among team members.
Q: What are the coverage areas available for Iridium PTT Talkgroups?
A: There are several coverage areas available for Iridium PTT Talkgroups, ranging from small (100K sq km) to super (2.25M sq km). The coverage area can be adjusted based on the user’s needs.
Q: What is the cost of Iridium PTT Talkgroups?
A: The cost of Iridium PTT Talkgroups varies depending on the coverage area and the number of minutes required. There are several pricing tiers available, ranging from Small (100K sq km) with unlimited PTT minutes at $0/month to Super Region (2.25M sq km) with unlimited PTT minutes at $2399.00/month.
Q: Are there any additional charges for using Iridium PTT Talkgroups?
A: There may be additional charges for device security and talkgroup management, depending on the user’s needs.
Q: Is there a limit to the number of users in a Talkgroup?
A: The number of users in a Talkgroup is determined by the user’s needs. There is no set limit to the number of users in a Talkgroup.
Q: What kind of devices are compatible with Iridium PTT Talkgroups?
A: Iridium PTT Talkgroups are compatible with the Iridium Extreme PTT, the Iridium 9575 PTT, and the Iridium PTT Command Center.
Q: What are the benefits of using Iridium PTT Talkgroups?
A: Iridium PTT Talkgroups provide real-time communication, even in remote or hard-to-reach locations. It is an effective way for teams to stay connected and coordinated, and can be an important safety feature in emergency situations.
Q: How do I set up an Iridium PTT Talkgroup?
A: To set up an Iridium PTT Talkgroup, users must first select the appropriate coverage area and pricing tier. They can then contact a satellite service provider to set up the Talkgroup and configure their devices.