MailASail's Satellite Phone Overview

Our Guide to Satellite Phones

Here you will find lots of useful information on all the satellite phones and satellite networks on offer. MailASail will supply any satellite phone you want, but it may be useful to get some advice first to help you decide which one you want - head to our Satellite Phone Buying Guide for a helping hand!

Networks Available:

These are the main satellite networks available. Find out more about each one below.


Iridium Coverage:

  • Completely global!

Satellite Phones Available:

  • Iridium 9555
  • Iridium 9522-P
  • Iridium OpenPort

Iridium Prices

  • Hardware: £800 - £1,600
  • Airtime: $1.50/min, $49/month

Data Capabilities

  • 2.4kbps

Inmarsat Coverage:

  • Global except poles

Satellite Phones Available:

  • Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro
  • Inmarsat FleetBroadband
  • Inmarsat BGAN

Inmarsat Prices

  • Hardware: £699 - £10,999
  • Airtime: $0.76 - $1.32/min, $0/month

Data Capabilties

  • FleetBroadband: 284 - 496kpbs
  • BGAN: 284 - 496kbps
  • IsatPhone: no current data capabilities

Thuraya Coverage:

  • Europe, North Africa, Middle East

Satellite Phones Available:

  • Thuraya XT
  • Thuraya SO-2510
  • Thuraya SG-2520

Thuraya Prices

  • Hardware: £600 - £900
  • Airtime: $1.10/min

Data Capabilties

  • 9.6kpbs

Globalstar Coverage:

  • Not global. Mostly Europe, Caribbean

Satellite Phones Available:

  • Globalstar GSP 1600
  • Globalstar GSP 1700

Globalstar Prices

  • Hardware: £....
  • Airtime: $ Low

Data Capabilities

  • 9.6Kbit - 60/15Kbit GmPRS

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