Iridium Extreme Push to Talk (PTT) Handset

Iridium Extreme Push to Talk (PTT) Handset


Iridium Extreme PTT allows fast, simple, secure and adaptable group communication on the toughest, push-to-talk enabled satellite phone on the market.

Iridium Extreme Push to Talk (PTT) Handset

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Monthly airtime is available for Iridium Extreme PTT handsets and various options are available depending on the size of the area covered by the Talk Group - all Talk Groups may contain an unlimited number of handsets. Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) Talk Group Pricing Talk Group: Small Medium Large X-Large* Jumbo* Minimum Duration (months) 1 1 1 1 1 Talk Group Activation Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 Talk Group Monthly Fee $510.00 $980.00 $2,345.00 $5,475.00 $12,500.00 Included Talk Group Usage Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Talk Group Size Limit (Km2) 100,000 300,000 750,000 1,500,000 2,250,000 (All prices ex VAT) *X-Large & Jumbo Talk Groups require special approval by Iridium and will be decided upon a case-by-case basis Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) Handset Pricing Fees: Price Minimum Duration (months) 1 Handset Activation Fee $0.00 Handset Monthly Fee $120.00 (All prices ex VAT) Examples of Monthly Cost Example 1 - 2 x PTT handsets operating within 100,000 km2 Monthly Talk Group Fee $510 + Monthly Handset Fees $240 = $750 Example 2 - 10 x PTT handsets operating within 500,000km2 Monthly Talk Group Fee $2,345 + Monthly Handset Fees $1,200 = $3,545 Key Points Iridium Push-To-Talk service requires, at a minimum, the activation of 1 Talk Group and 2 Handsets. Each Push-To-Talk Handset will be charged a single monthly fee. Adding a Talk Group to a Handset will not incur any additional Handset charges. Each Handset can have a maximum of 15 Talk Groups assigned to it Talk Group coverage area are defined within the PTT Command Center through the placement of circles, squares and rectangles on a map or by using specific latitude / longitude coordinates in a list view Talk Group size limits are related to the total area covered by the Talk Group. The Talk Group's coverage area can go up to, but not exceed, the size limitation set on the Talk Group Each Talk Group's coverage may be split into up to 10 different coverage "regions". There are no restrictions on where the coverage may be placed on the earth If initial Talk Group size does not meet the customer's needs, upgrades and downgrades to Talk Group size are available. More than 2 changes to Talk Group size per year may incur additional administrative charges The Unlimited "Included Talk Group Usage" only includes usage of the PTT Talk Group service. Normal Iridium Voice services will not be included, and will be invoiced based upon the separate normal Iridium Postpaid/Prepaid package selected. Talk Group Pricing is based completely upon coverage area (measured in square kilometers) and unlimited Talk Group usage. Each Talk Group activated will be charged a monthly fee. Adding a member to a Talk Group will not incur any additional Talk Group charges. A Talk Group may contain an unlimited number of Handsets Activating a Handset for Push-to-Talk service provides the user with access to Push-To-Talk service. It will not provide the user with access to normal Iridium Voice or Data services. Access to normal Iridium Voice or Data services are available via separate normal Iridium Postpaid / Prepaid SIM Card activation and will incur additional charges. To clarify, activation of a Handset for Push-To-Talk services will solely provide the terminal with access to any Talk Groups that have been assigned to the Handset. It will not enable normal Iridium Voice to Fixed / Cellular services.


Powered by the world’s furthest reaching network, the Iridium Extreme PTT is engineered to support high intensity users with the world’s first global push-to-talk service as well Iridium’s standard global voice calling, SMS and SOS. When using PTT, the handheld device gives your team access to unparalleled situation awareness and control features, including:


  • Automatic registration
  • Over-the-air talkgroup programming
  • PTT service status
  • Dynamic talkgroup selection and monitoring
  • Device talker ID
  • Device talker distance and bearing
  • Visual and audio talkgroup scan


Only Iridium can deliver push-to-talk the way it was meant to be, without the expense and limitations of traditional ground-based towers and repeaters. The Iridium Extreme PTT satellite phone comes with:


  • High capacity battery
  • Travel charger with international adapters
  • Car charger
  • Leather case
  • USB data cable
  • User manual
  • 2 accessory adapters
  • Magnetic vehicle mount antenna with 5’ cable
  • Hands-free earpiece with microphone


The Iridium Extreme PTT has an IP65 rating which means it is dust proof, shock resistant and jet water resistant. It also offers military-grade 810F durability.


Global Works from pole-to-pole, where and when you need it.


Mobile Fully integrated for reliable on-the-move handheld use.


Fast Call set-up and inter-call performance in-line with traditional solutions.


Simple Automatic programming and registration with easy-to-use menu navigation.


Adaptable Use on-foot, in-vehicle or in-building with available accessories.


Secure Iridium Push-to-Talk communications are kept private with AES 256 encryption.

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Talk Group Pricing

Service Small Medium Large X-Large Jumbo
Minimum Fee 1 Month 1 Month 1 Month 1 Month 1 Month
Monthly Fee FREE FREE $505.00 $1,180.00 $2,700.00
Included Group Usage Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Talk Group Size (Km2) 100,000


750,000 1,500,000 2,250,000

Handset Pricing

Plan Plan A Plan B
Minimum Duration 3 Month 12 Months
Activation Fee FREE FREE
Monthly Fee $125.00 $75.00
Early Termination Fee $250.00 $505.00




Dimensions 1.4 x 6 x 3.2cm
Weight 268g
Talk Time Battery Life (Phone Mode) Up to 6.5 hours
Standby Battery Life Up to 54 hours
Talk Time (PTT Mode) Up to 5 hours
Standby Battery Life (PTT Mode) Up to 16.5 hours
IP Rating IP-65 Jet-water, shock and dust resistance
Military Grade  Ruggedness (Mil-Std 810F)
Key Features
GPS-enabled location-based services
Online Tracking
Compact, lightweight design for ultimate portability
Diamond treaded, taper grip for in-hand ergonomics
Integrated loudspeaker
Rugged, high-gain antenna
Daylight-readable, glare-resistant display
2.5mm headset and hands-free capability
Mini-USB data port






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