Our Top 10 Recommendations for Best Satellite Phones
Up-to-date pricing and reviews for best satellite phones on the market
Bestseller No. 1
BlueCosmo Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone Bundle - Only Truly Global Satellite Phone - Voice, SMS Text Messaging, GPS Tracking, Emergency SOS - Prepaid SIM Card Included - Online Activation - 24/7
- BLUECOSMO PREPAID SIM INCLUDED: Easily purchase and load Prepaid Airtime from BlueCosmo. No hidden fees. No activation charges. Visit the BlueCosmo website to easily purchase Prepaid minutes or extensions. Global minutes can roll-over if additional prepaid minutes are purchased and added prior to expiration. Outgoing SMS messages & tracking updates 1/10th minute charge, incoming SMS messages are free.
- GLOBAL COVERAGE: NO ROAMING CHARGES Make and receive voice calls, SMS, track your position with GPS or request help with the emergency SOS button from anywhere on the globe. Powered by a 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. Iridium is the only truly global satellite phone service.
- EVERYTHING YOU NEED WITH 18 MONTH WARRANTY: Iridium Extreme 9575 satellite phone handset, Lithium-ion battery, AC wall charger with international plugs, Automobile DC charger(CLA), Holster with belt clip, Hands free earpiece, Power & USB adapter, Power USB & External antenna adapter w/ TNC connector, Auxiliary magnetic mount antenna w/ 5' cable, USB cable, Quick start guide, User Guide, SIM card & 18 MONTH WARRANTY exclusively from BlueCosmo.
- MILITARY-GRADE TOUGHNESS: The Iridium Extreme meets US Military Standards 810F for resistance to: Dust, Shock, Vibration, Blowing Rain (and more). Highest Ingress (IP) Rating of all satellite phones at IP65. Includes a speakerphone and wind resistant microphone. A diamond tread, tapered grip gives it superior in-hand ergonomics.
- WORLD CLASS SUPPORT AND SERVICE: When you purchase your Iridium Extreme satellite phone from BlueCosmo, you get a team of professionals who have been deploying satellite communications around the world for the most demanding customers since 2003. Our Iridium service options can fit any budget and we can get you up and running for all your critical satcom needs.
Bestseller No. 2
BlueCosmo Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone Bundle - Only Truly Global Satellite Phone - Voice, SMS Text Messaging - Prepaid SIM Card Included - Online Activation - 24/7
- GLOBAL & RELIABLE SERVICE: BlueCosmo Iridium 9555 Phone Kit with a prepaid SIM card. Powered by a 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. Iridium is the only truly global satellite phone service.
- INNOVATION: In addition to the features Iridium customers have come to expect from our trusted satellite phones, the Iridium 9555 also incorporates innovations such as an integrated speakerphone, improved SMS and email messaging capabilities
- COMPACT: The Iridium 9555 is one of the smallest phones Iridium has ever made, it's also one of the most powerful. With a significantly reduced footprint from the Iridium 9505A and Iridium 9500, more hand-friendly form factor, and aerodynamic features such as an internally stowed antenna, this sleek handset is designed to easily go wherever you go.
- ENHANCED FEATURES: Two-way SMS and short email capability. Li-Ion battery with standby times of 30 hours and talk time up to 3 hours. Operating Temperature Range of 14°F(-10°C) to 131°F(+55°C). Integrated speakerphone. Illuminated weather-resistant keypad. 100-entry internal phonebook.
- IT'S ALL IN THE BOX: Everything needed for global communication: Iridium 9555 Phone, Rechargeable Lithium Ion 9555 Battery, AC charger, international plug kit, DC travel charger, hands-free headset, leather holster case, auxiliary antenna adapter, 5' external auxiliary antenna, USB data cable, quick-start guide, user guide, and CD-ROM
Bestseller No. 3
SatPhoneStore Inmarsat IsatPhone 2.1 Satellite Phone Standard Package with Tough Case and Blank Prepaid SIM Card Ready for Easy Online Activation
- READY TO ACTIVATE: Pre-Paid and Post-Paid SIM Cards included - Ready to activate!
- RELIABLE COVERAGE & FEATURES: Use voice and SMS over the global Inmarsat satellite network, which has an average network availability of 99.9% so you can depend on IsatPhone 2.1 for reliable voice & call connectivity, wherever and whenever you need it. Plus GPS, SOS capabilities, and a battery life of 8 hours talk / 160 hours standby means the IsatPhone 2.1 is always ready to go when you are.
- ROBUST HANDSET: Dust, splash and shock resistant (IP65, IK04) with a high-visibility, scratch-resistant transflective display it is ruggedized and ready for the job. With an operating temperature range of -4°F to +131°F (-20°C to +55°C) and a humidity tolerance of 0 to 95% the IsatPhone 2.1 is built to be used wherever and whenever it's needed.
- FACTORY INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: Inmarsat IsatPhone 2.1 handset, battery, AC charger with 4 adapters, DC car charger, micro USB cable, hands-free headset, holster, lanyard strap, warranty, quick start guide, and support USB memory drive.
- SATPHONESTORE BONUS ACCESSORIES: Tempered glass screen protector designed for Inmarsat IsatPhone 2.1 and a SatPhoneStore Tough Case.
Bestseller No. 4
Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro2 handheld satellite phone
- PACKAGE INCLUDES: Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 Satellite Phone, accessories, and a SIM card ready for activation by Seller. Verify IsatPhone airtime pricing and policies with seller.
- RANGE OF FLEXIBLE AIRTIME OPTIONS: The SIM included with your purchase can be activated with a variety of prepaid and monthly contract airtime options. Verify with seller airtime pricing.
- GLOBAL COVERAGE WITH FLAT RATE CALLING CHARGES: Make voice calls, send SMS messages, and track your position with GPS from anywhere on the globe (excluding polar regions) without worrying about high cost roaming charges. Receive calls and SMS on your phone without charge, wherever you use it.
- COMPLETE KIT: Your Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 satellite phone handset package includes; Lithium-ion battery, international plug kit, DC charger, Holster, Hands-free earpiece, Lanyard, USB cable, Quick start guide, SIM card (from specific seller), 1 year manufacturer’s warranty.
Bestseller No. 5
Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone with Prepaid and Postpaid SIM Cards
- Military-grade durability (MIL-STD 810F) Highest Ingress Protection (IP) rating in the industry (IP65)
- Battery Standby time: Up to 30 hours Talk time: Up to 4 hours
- Two-way SMS and short email capability
- Illuminated weather-resistant keypad
- Operating Temperature Range: -10 °C to +55 °C or 14F to 131F
Bestseller No. 6
Thuraya X5 Touch Satellite Phone
- Please be aware that Thuraya does not offer global coverage and their handsets will not work in North/South America and surrounding regions. Please ensure that the region you will be using the handset in is within Thuraya’s satellite footprint.
- Advanced omni-directional satellite antenna - this ensures uninterrupted communications
- Offers seamless walk-and-talk functionality even in satellite mode.
- Supports most 2G/3G/4G frequencies across the world. IP67 standard for full dust and water protection
- Works with Thuraya SIM cards or with GSM SIM cards or a combination of both.
Bestseller No. 7
Globalstar GSP-1600 Satellite Phone
- Please Note: All Phones Require a 1 Year Service Agreement with Global Star! You can chose from a number of different plans and Pay either by Month Or by Year!
- INCLUDES: GSP-1600 Handset, Lithium Ion Battery, North American Wall Charger, User Manual
- TALK/STANDBY TIME: In Globalstar satellite mode, the phone will sustain normal operation for 3.75 hours of talk time, 19 hours of standby time
- USAGE CONTROL FEATURES: User-configurable call timers and available "minute alert" to manage costs, Keypad lock and security lock code for additional security
- FEATURES: Battery Meter, Signal Strength Indicator, Voice Mail Notification, 99 Memory location with call restriction, Call History Log
Bestseller No. 8
2021 Unlocked IsatPhone 2.1 Satellite Phone with 500 Unit Prepaid SIM Card Valid 1 Year - Voice, SMS, GPS Tracking, Emergency SOS Global Coverage - Water Resistant
- WITH 500 UNIT PREPAID CARD: Package includes 500 UNIT Global SIM card ready for prepaid activation with Satellite Phone Store. No hidden fees and it's simple to activate. Purchase minutes whenever you need them, or get setup with monthly service and enjoy uninterrupted connectivity.
- GLOBAL COVERAGE: NO ROAMING CHARGES: Make and receive voice calls, SMS, track your position with GPS from anywhere on the globe and never pay roaming charges. Your coverage area is EARTH (except the extreme north and south polar regions)
- PACKAGE INCLUDES: Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 satellite phone handset, Lithium-ion battery, International AC wall charger with international plugs, Car DC charger, Holster with a belt clip, Hands free earpiece, Lanyard, USB cable, USB thumb drive with documentation, Quick start guide, Satellite Phone Store SIM card and 1 year manufacturers warranty.
- SHOCK, DUST AND WATER RESISTANT: IK04 shock resistance rating and an ingress rating of IP65: the IsatPhone2 can withstand dirt, dust and jets of water from every direction. It has a humidity tolerance of 0 to 95%, and an operational temperature range of -20C to +55C (-4F to +131F). An innovative display technology provides enhanced daytime visibility. Longest lasting batteries of any satellite phone with 8 hours talk time and 160 hours standby.
- 24/7 CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Satellite Phone Store proudly offers Free 24/7 global customer support. Now answering machines – No waiting. Anytime you call an expert will answer the phone and immediately assist you.
Bestseller No. 9
Thuraya XT-LITE Satellite Phone
- Dual GSM & satellite voice calling through one SIM card*.
- Long-lasting battery life
- Ease of use
- Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network
- Important: The Thuraya satellite network does not offer coverage in the US. It is not possible to use Thuraya satellite phones/SatSleeves or SIM cards in this region. Please check the Thuraya coverage map for details of countries in the Thuraya coverage area
Bestseller No. 10
BlueCosmo Iridium Satellite Phone Suction Cup Glass Mount Antenna for Cars and Aircraft
- External antenna for the Iridium GO!, Iridium Extreme 9575, Iridium 9555, Iridium 9505A
- Federal and FAA specs designed to: FAA TSO-C144, DO-160D, D0-228, MIL-C-5541, MIL-E-5400, MIL-I-45208A, MIL-STD-810, AND SAE J1455
- Designed for use in aircraft, connect to the windscreen via suction cup
- TNC MALE CONNECTOR WITH 192" (16') LOW LOSS CABLE
- Diamter = 2.60 in. [66.04 mm] Height = 0.690 in. [17.53 mm] Weight: 5.15 Ounces [146g]