Tag: Tags: cost comparisons, Inmarsat, IsatPhone, Satellite Airtime
Inmarsat, Global Marine Networks and Network Innovations deliver successful trial of Fleet Xpress in challenging Antarctic conditions
22 February 2016: Inmarsat together with Global Marine Networks and Network Innovations, today announced the successful trial and subsequent commercial order for Fleet Xpress in Antarctic waters. Fleet Xpress, installed on board the adventure cruise ship Ocean Nova, delivered robust communications in one of […]Read More
FleetBroadband Airtime Changes: Every Option is Affected!
On Feb 1st, 2016 FleetBroadband airtime pricing is going to change across the board, including cancellation of plans and price increases. Every single FleetBroadband airtime option is affected. Read on. Discontinued Options: Prepaid (any amount) Small Vessel Postpaid 50 MB Plan […]Read More
How to Send Photos Over Your Satellite Phone
Ever wonder how to send photos over your satellite phone without breaking the bank? Satellite phone speeds typically vary between 2.4kbps (Iridium and Inmarsat) to 9.6 kbps (Globalstar). That means that your Iridium or Inmarsat satellite phone has a max […]Read More
How To Test If Your Satellite Phone Is Working
Whether there’s a hurricane heading your way or you’re about to cast off towards the great blue horizon, it’s a good idea to test your satellite phone. We’ve included testing instructions for three of the most popular satellite phone carriers. […]Read More
IsatHub iSavi Airtime Plans: Brand New and Smoking Hot!
Inmarsat’s IsatHub service launched early this year and offers terrestrial users fantastic data rates and bandwidth for staying connected far off the grid. The IsatHub iSavi by AddValue is the first terminal designed for use with IsatHub service and we […]Read More
IsatPhone Pro and IsatPhone 2: New Firmware Available Now!
Inmarsat has released new firmware for both IsatPhone 2 and IsatPhone Pro and are available for download from Inmarsat’s support section: Support and Downloads for IsatPhone Pro Support and Downloads for IsatPhone 2 The firmware for IsatPhone Pro (version 5.8.0) […]Read More
Inmarsat Announces Free GEOS Emergency SOS Service for IsatPhone 2
Inmarsat just announced that new and existing IsatPhone 2 users can have free use of GEOS emergency response (SOS) service as long as they have an active postpaid airtime plan. Not surprisingly, SOS functionality is of big importance to satellite […]Read More
Satellite Internet At Sea: Hardware, Airtime, and Pricing
We often get asked what is the most affordable option for satellite internet while at sea. As the satellite industry matures, more and more options are becoming available for internet connectivity on your boat and some of them can be […]Read More