Compare Top 3 Best Satellite Phones in 2020
Do I need a satellite phone?
Satellite phones provide voice, SMS, and data services anywhere on the Earth and you don't have to rely on cell phone networks. Satellite phones work everywhere as long as you are outside.
Inmarsat Service Plans:
Service plans for the Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 start as low as $39.95 a month for 10 minutes.
Iridium Service Plans:
Iridium satellite phones start as low as $49.99 a month for 10 minutes.
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- Voice, Text, GPS, SOS
- Battery life:
- 8h Talk / 160h Stand-by
Why do I need a satellite terminal?
With one of these devices, you can stay in communication without a dedicated satellite phone. Better yet, you can text, call, and depending on the device use all your favorite smartphone apps.
Inmarsat has flexible airtime plans starting at $64.00/mo - 20MB.
The Iridium Certus pay as you go plan starts at $120 + MB rates.
Kymeta™ has airtime plans starting at $149.00/mo - 5GB.
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- Data speeds:
- Up to 4 Mbps
- Battery life:
- Streaming on the move
Marine Satellite Internet
Marine Satellite Terminals
When you dig into your research you’ll notice most of the devices include numerical monikers in them, such as 250 or 500. These names essentially represent the capable data speeds and often highlight the main difference.
KVH Service Plans: KVH 50MB Metered Plan for $49.00 includes 50 MB.
Inmarsat's FleetBroadband plans start as low as $350 for 25 MB and $0.45 per additional minute.
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