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How Iridium Pilot REALLY Worked for a Salty Live Aboard Cruiser

How Iridium Pilot REALLY Worked for a Salty Live Aboard Cruiser

Hear what a multi year, multi trip live aboard cruiser has to say about his family’s experience with the Iridium OpenPort (now Iridium Pilot) broadband satellite device for homeschooling, business and emergency connections at sea.

Magnus Murphy reveals how the Iridium Pilot with XGate Satellite Email and XWeb compression services allowed his two daughters to successfully homeschool while he negotiated a sabattical to publish a medical book that was completed via this technology.

Iridium OpenPort Testimonial

Learn the real truth about using WiFi at anchor in remote locations while jockeying for positions with other cruisers.  Hear his take on ease of installation, reasonable airtime costs, web browsing at sea, impact on saftey, and most importantly the long term reduction of anxiety associated with instant connection in times of need.  Listen to Magnus Murphy now! 

Play OpenPort Audio Review

For an in-depth look at satellite broadband options for cruisers, feel free to check out

. It contains tons of information regarding the Iridium Pilot, cost comparisons between broadband units, and savings estimations for typical use.

Additionally you may want to take a look at the Iridium Pilot Blue Water Package for $1,252 of immediate savings and 1000 minutes of free prepaid voice airtime.  

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