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NEWS – For Immediate Release

GMN XGate World's Fastest Independent IsatPhone Pro Data Service

Up to 15 times faster email and up to 85% airtime savings when using XGate software with the IsatPhone Pro data service.

MARYVILLE, TN MARCH 30, 2011 – Global Marine Networks, the leaders in advancing satellite data speed and services, today announced the immediate availability of XGate 3.61 with Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro GSPS data service support. XGate is a software application that keeps families and work groups in touch over satellite phone data services through Email and web acceleration, one-touch blogging, and GPS vessel tracking, all optimized for use with satellite phone data service.

“Today, email plays an indispensable role in keeping families and work groups in touch. Even with the narrowband data speeds common in handheld satellite phones, people expect email service that’s reliable, affordable and easy-to-use,” said Dr. Luis Soltero, Founder and CTO of Global Marine Networks. “XGate provides up to 15 times faster email transfers and up to 85% airtime savings compared with uncompressed IsatPhone Pro data speeds, helping users stay in touch with the people and information that matters most. It is the benchmark for speed that Inmarsat itself used for development and testing of data over the IsatPhone Pro.”

XGate satellite phone email service features can be found at, and include:

  • Individual or crew email access

  • Automatic detection, setup and dialing of the IsatPhone Pro for easy use

  • Dropped satellite transfers automatically pick up where they left off, saving time

  • Compatible with Windows 7, Vista, XP, Linux and Mac OS X

  • Works with any email program, web mail, or the included Mozilla Thunderbird and iScribe email clients.

  • Virus Scanning and Spam Filtering

  • Full DES/PGP Encryption for optimum security.

The Inmarsat Solution document “Email and data using IsatPhone Pro: How to set up IsatPhone Pro to Access email and transfer data using XGate” is available at to provide Inmarsat-certified instructions for IsatPhone Pro data users.

XGate Email is designed specifically for narrowband satellite data services with handheld satellite phones like the IsatPhone Pro, Iridium 9555 and Globalstar GSP-1700. It also increases data transfer speeds for broadband satellite services such as Inmarsat FleetBroadband, BGAN, Iridium OpenPort and VSAT services, or any IP-based data service.

XGate software and services are available from Global Marine Networks directly at, and through selected satellite airtime service providers and dealers under the XGate name or as a branded solution.

About Global Marine Networks, LLC.

Global Marine Networks (GMN), the leaders in advancing satellite data speeds and services, helps Fixed and Mobile Satellite Services providers and their customers by offering the industry’s fastest, most reliable and easy-to-use satellite phone email and web compression, and other hardware and software services to maritime, oil and gas, first responder and business continuity users. The company’s products include high-speed satellite email, weather and oceanographic data software, satellite data control routers, vessel tracking systems, and ship to shore communications solutions for users of satellite and wireless data services.

GMN has numerous awards and certifications for technical innovation and holds pending patents on its products. For more information on how GMN is Making Airtime Count™ - whether ship to shore, or in remote or emergency communications environments visit


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