Orbital Satcom Blog

Stay up to date with the latest news and information on how to stay connected anywhere in the world.

  1. Stay connected this hurricane season
    03
    Sep

    Stay connected this hurricane season

    Communications are not always top of the list when it comes to hurricane preparedness but a little planning now can be life saving if the event of an emergency.

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  2. NEW: SPOT X Tracker with Bluetooth
    28
    Nov

    NEW: SPOT X Tracker with Bluetooth

    SPOT has added the new SPOT X with Bluetooth to their SPOT tracker product portfolio. Owners can now connect their smartphone to their SPOT X via the SPOT app to send communications via satellite.

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  3. UPDATE: Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro Support Ending
    30
    Sep

    UPDATE: Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro Support Ending

    Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro handsets reach the end-of-support effective Tuesday 1st October 2019. Existing IsatPhone Pro handsets and accessories will still be able to access the network with active SIMs but further customer support for this handset model and it's accessories will end. What does this mean?

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  4. Be Prepared for Hurricane Season
    04
    Sep

    Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

    As Hurricane season in the Eastern Pacific and Atlantic regions is underway, here is your reminder about the importance of being prepared for weather related emergencies.

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  5. UPDATE: Inmarsat IsatPhone Prepaid Airtime Changes
    15
    May

    UPDATE: Inmarsat IsatPhone Prepaid Airtime Changes

    Inmarsat is introducing new calling rates for their IsatPhone Prepaid airtime.

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  6. UPDATE: New Firmware for Iridium Satellite Phones
    26
    Apr

    UPDATE: New Firmware for Iridium Satellite Phones

    There is a new Firmware release now available for Iridium 9555, Iridium 9575 Extreme and Iridium Push-To-Talk (PTT) Satellite Phones. Follow our instructions to download the latest version of your Iridium Satellite Phone firmware.

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  7. UPDATE: Thuraya Prepaid Validity and Plan Changes
    07
    Mar

    UPDATE: Thuraya Prepaid Validity and Plan Changes

    Thuraya is updating the way their airtime validity vouchers and SIM renewals work. Find out more information about these changes, which come into force on 1st April 2019.

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  8. Frequently Asked Questions before buying a Satellite Phone
    04
    Feb

    Frequently Asked Questions before buying a Satellite Phone

    Discover the answers to the questions we are frequently asked before our customers buy a Satellite Phone, including how to check their balance.

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  9. NEW: SPOT X Satellite Tracker
    28
    Jan

    NEW: SPOT X Satellite Tracker

    The SPOT X Satellite Tracker is the first two-way satellite communicator from SPOT. Find out more about the key benefits of this tracker ...

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  10. 07
    Jan

    NEW: The Thuraya X5 Touch Satellite Phone

    Thuraya has introduced the worlds smallest satellite phone. The Thuraya X5 Touch is the new satellite phone from Thuraya and is first touchscreen satellite phone. Find out more ...

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