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Satellite BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Explained In New Guide At GMN

Satellite BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Explained In New Guide At GMN

Guide Details How To Bring Your Own Device (Smartphone, Tablet Or Computer) To Access Satellite Voice, Email, Web, Weather, Social Media And Blogging Services

Maryville, TN (PRWEB) August 19, 2014

BYOD: Iridium GO, Sat-Fi, Aurora, and moreGMN, the leader in advancing satellite data speeds and services, today announced the release of a new Satellite BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) guide that covers everything needed to use a smartphone, tablet or laptop via a satellite connection, providing seamless coverage far beyond cellular. Satellite BYOD has come of age in 2014 with the availability of new satellite BYOD terminals including the Iridium GO!; Globalstar Sat-Fi; Thuraya SatSleeve, Inmarsat IsatHub; RedPort Optimizer and RedPort Aurora.

“GMN ignited the satellite BYOD revolution several years ago with the launch of the RedPort Optimizer, letting virtually any satellite phone work with the mobile devices people already have and love. Connect to the BYOD device via your own equipment to make calls, do email, post to social media, check the weather, and even web browse, depending on the unit,” said Dr. Luis Soltero, CTO of GMN. “This new generation of satellite BYOD devices gives people important and varied options. GMN created this clear comparison document to simplify the selection process and help people understand which equipment best meets their needs.”

“BYOD: The Bring Your Own Device Satellite Revolution” covers everything a user needs to know to understand this new way of connecting with the world, including:

  •     What is satellite BYOD
  •     Satellite BYOD advantages
  •     Satellite BYOD pros and cons
  •     How does satellite BYOD work?
  •     Satellite BYOD terminals
  •     Satellite BYOD applications
  •     Satellite BYOD airtime
  •     Satellite BYOD user groups
  •     Satellite BYOD comparison charts
  •     Satellite BYOD users

“Whether you are a single sailor wanting to use your iPad for navigation at sea, a crew member needing to check email from home, or on the bridge and using your smartphone for intra-crew communication on a ship, BYOD has options for you,” continued Dr. Soltero.

Satellite consumers, retailers and service providers can download the satellite BYOD guide at no charge by visiting

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 email, web, and other hardware and software services to maritime, oil and gas, first responder and business continuity users. The company’s products include XGate high-speed satellite email, WeatherNet weather and oceanographic data software, and vessel tracking systems.

Ship to shore network management solutions are sold by GMN under the RedPort Global brand name at and as white-label solutions for the world’s premier satellite data service providers.

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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