Low Cost Satellite Phone Rental And Mobile Internet

No matter where you find yourself in the world we have the voice, text, and data solutions you need. We have sat phones and satellite internet devices to keep you connected and safe, starting as low as $44.99/wk.

Rent Satellite Phones & Satellite Data​

Satellite Phones

Satellite Phones

Satellite phones provide voice, text, and data anywhere in the world. BYOD services also available.

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Satellite Data


Out of the box ready to use broadband terminals. Satellite Internet everywhere!

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Iridium Communications is the only Satellite phone provider to offer truly global coverage from pole-to-pole. The new Iridium NEXT constellation is made up of 66 satellites in active service with perfect coverage of the entire planet.

  • Iridium Phone Rentals As Low As $44.99/wk (Iridium 9555)
  • Works Anywhere
  • FREE Incoming Texts
  • FREE Voicemail
  • GPS Coordinates (Iridium PTT, Iridium Extreme, & Iridium GO!)
  • Satellite Push-To-Talk (PTT) Service View more

Inmarsat is the world leader in satellite broadband data communications. It provides high speed data connections for government, commercial & humanitarian organizations with mission critical data transmission requirements on land, at sea & in the air.

  • Inmarsat Rentals Starting As Low As $59.99/wk (Inmarsat Explorer 510)
  • Global Inmarsat Coverage (except in extreme polar regions)
  • High Speed Streaming Data Available (Up To HDR Full-Channel)
  • Mobile Satellite Internet Available for PC, Mac & Mobile Devices
  • IP Data Up To 650 kbps View more

Globalstar is the cost friendly satellite phone provider with coverage throughout the United States. If you need an affordable solution for your remote communications requirements, and you are traveling within the USA, take a look at the great options from Globalstar.

  • Great for USA Use ONLY
  • Globalstar Rentals Starting At $34.99/wk
  • FREE Incoming Texts
  • Small & Lightweight
  • Excellent Voice Quality View more

What's Included In A Satellite Phone Rental​

All satellite phone rentals include the necessary accessories for everyday use with a satellite phone. We also offer other accessories to enhance your rental experience. As well as customizing everything down to the amount of minutes you will need. If you need any help with your satellite phone rental give one of our knowledgeable staff members a call and they will be happy to assist you.

Add-On Accessories:

  • 12V Charger (Car Charger)
  • USB Charging Cable
  • Jump Starter Battery Packs
  • Data Kit
  • Magnetic Mount
  • Pelican Hard Case and more

What's Included:

  • Canvas Bag
  • 2 Fully Charged Batteries
  • Jump Starter Battery Packs
  • Wall Charger
  • International Adapters
  • Quick Cheat Sheet Guide

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Inmarsat BGAN Service

24/7 Support

No matter where you are located, or what time it is, you can count on us to be there for you whenever you need assistance.

Inmarsat BGAN Service

Same Day delivery nationwide

Our company is pleased to offer same-day delivery to all of our customers nationwide.

Inmarsat BGAN Service

Outstanding service

Whether you need help with a product or service, or just have a question, our team is here to assist you and provide you with the best possible experience.

What Users Have to Say ?

People also ask

  • The best way to rent a satellite phones is to call us at 1 (800) 279-2366, let a Satmodo expert answer your questions  &  find your perfect rental package.
  • To place an online rental, select the type of rental device you need and complete the form:
  • Continental USA Phone Coverage
  • Worldwide Phone Coverage
  • Worldwide Phone Coverage with GPS
  • Worldwide Data Coverage
  • Maritime Data Coverage
  • After you select the device that best fits your needs:
  • You will pick your airtime bundle. Custom plans are available upon request; just give us a call at 1 (800) 279-2366.
  • Then you select the dates you need the phone. Rentals start the day you receive it and end the day we get the unit back
  • Then pick any accessories and optional features you would like to add to the rental.
  • Finally, you will be prompted to put in your billing, shipping, and payment information to complete the rental reservation.
If you have any questions regarding the rental or rental process feel free to give us a call at 1 (800) 279-2366.
  • Make sure you are outside with an open view of the sky, away from any obstructions.
  • Fully extend the antenna and power on the phone. Make sure the antenna is straight up-and-down at all times.
  • After the phone registers, dial the country code (for the US it’s “1”), area code, and then the rest of the number.
  • Press the green button to place the call and then the red button to end the call.
  • Your satellite phone will never shut off during your rental time. If you exceed your prepaid minutes, you will be billed at $1.75/min for any additional usage.
If you want to extend the life of your battery simply keep the phone turned off until you need to use it. The battery can hold a charge for months if the device is kept turned off.
  • Globalstar – Anywhere in the continental United States
  • Inmarsat – Anywhere in the world, except the extreme polar regions
  • Iridium – Anywhere in the world, pole-to-pole
  • The Explorer 710 BGAN has streaming data capabilities up to 650kbps. Streaming is an extra feature that is always billed by the minute and costs can get as high as $27.00/minute. Prepaid blocks of airtime can be purchased in 15 minute increments.
  • Satellite phone rentals start at $44.99/week and come fully loaded with:
      • wall charger
      • 2 fully charged batteries
      • international adapters
      • carrying bag
    You also have the option to add on car chargers, extra batteries, solar chargers, and much more. Our best-selling satellite phone brand is Iridium who produces the only truly global satellite phones on the market.
  • You can get a sat phone rental from Satmodo Satellite Phones by calling 1 (800) 279-2366 or by visiting our website www.satmodo.com. We specialize in all major brands of satellite phones and mobile internet units including Iridium, Inmarsat, and Globalstar. Our in-house experts can help troubleshoot any issues you may have as well as assisting in setting up purchases and your sat phone rental.
  • India
    • The only satellite phone and network that India allows is Inmarsat and you must obtain permission before your trip. If you do not have a permit and you bring one you may be imprisoned and you will lose the satellite phone.
  • Sri Lanka
    • If you do not have a permit and you bring a satellite phone to Sri Lanka you may be arrested and it will cost you thousands and a confiscated phone.
  • Cuba
    • Satellite phones or GPS communications system are forbidden in Cuba unless you have taken all the steps necessary to obtain a permit from the Cuban Ministry of Informatics and Communications.
  • Sudan
    • Sudan bans most electronic devices. We highly suggest looking into this matter when you are applying for your Visa or other travel paper work.
  • North Korea
    • North Korea does not allow you to bring satellite phones with you.
  • Nigeria
    • Nigeria has banned satellite phones in certain areas due to terrorist groups. It’s unclear what the law is there about satellite phones but looking into the matter is highly encouraged.
  • Myanmar
    • There has been much unrest and infighting in Myanmar/Burma. In the past most communications was disabled and outside communications was not allowed. This is a country where you have to do your own checking before renting or buying a sat phone.
  • Chad
    • Chad restricts the use of a satellite phone or possessing one.
  • Russia
    • Requires registration prior to bringing the satellite phone in. Satmodo will help you with this step.
  • Iran
    • We encourage doing your own research here.
  • Libya
    • Certain satellite phone networks were banned in the past and currently laws are not clear. Please look into this before committing to any sat phone.

Here is a list of our few best portable, mobile and best satellite internet devices.

Inmarsat Explorer 510 is a perfect mobile satellite internet device, weighing in at less than 3 lbs, and boasting high-quality voice and data speeds up to 464 kbps, this is the smart satellite terminal to carry along when traveling the world.

Inmarsat Explorer 710 by Cobham is another option you can choose, it provides streaming rates over 650 kbps out of the box, when using new high data rate streaming.

Sailor Fleet One - The SAILOR Fleet One, by Cobham, is the low-cost entry point to the world of maritime satellite communications. With data speeds up to 100 kbps and a single voice line, the SAILOR Fleet One gives you the capability to access phone service and the internet while on board in areas where cellular coverage is not an option.

Line rental is a charge for the maintenance of the copper phonelines that provide your home with a phone connection and broadband. If you're using the line for either service, your supplier will charge you for its upkeep.
The cost of owning and using a satellite phone can vary depending on several factors, including the type of phone, the satellite network provider, the usage plan, and additional services or features. Here are some cost considerations:
Handset Cost: The initial cost of purchasing a satellite phone can range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars, depending on the model and features. More advanced and ruggedized phones tend to be pricier. Service Plans: Satellite phone service providers typically offer various service plans to meet different needs. These plans may include options for prepaid minutes, postpaid monthly subscriptions, or bundled packages. The cost can range from tens to hundreds of dollars per month, depending on the provider and the level of service required.
Airtime Usage: The cost of making calls or sending messages using a satellite phone is typically billed based on airtime usage. Rates can vary depending on the provider, call duration, and destination (local or international). It's important to review the pricing structure and any applicable fees for airtime usage.
Roaming Charges: If you use your satellite phone outside your home country, roaming charges may apply. These charges can vary significantly depending on the region and service provider. It's essential to understand the roaming policies and associated costs before using the satellite phone in different countries.
Additional Services and Features: Some satellite phone providers offer additional services such as data connectivity, tracking services, voicemail, or emergency response features. These services may incur additional costs depending on the provider and the specific services chosen.
Yes, satellite phones are legal in the United States and in most countries. But in a few parts of the world, the government might confiscate your satellite phone or even arrest you for having one
The Iridium PTT service has been used by the military for years, but is now cleared for civilian use. Today anyone can stay connected with other PTT phones anywhere on the planet at the touch of a button.

Satmodo LLC is offering this information to be helpful and informative. This is not being offered as legal advice in any way. We highly encourage you to do your own research and contact the embassy or consulate for the country that you will be traveling too.


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