Iridium GO! Review
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Your Smartphone Will Work Anywhere on the Planet

The Iridium GO! creates the first ever reliable global connection for voice calling and text messaging using your own smartphone or tablet, as well as provides enhanced data capabilities offered through optimized apps to meet your unique needs. No worries. No roaming charges. Just connected and in touch wherever you are, whenever you need, with the devices you rely on every day. The Iridium GO! is unlike anything the world has seen before. Powered by the world’s furthest reaching network, this compact, rugged, and portable unit dramatically extends the capabilities of your smartphone or tablet – anywhere on the planet.



Transform Your Smartphone

The Iridium GO! instantly transforms your trusted device into a global communications powerhouse. For weekend warriors, individuals, enterprises, or governments, for anyone who is on the move, out of range or off the grid – by land or at sea or in the air – Iridium GO! provides global voice and text messaging for smartphone users with data capabilities offered through optimized apps on up to 5 mobile devices.

Critical Connectivity For All

No matter who you are, the ability to conduct business, connect with friends and family, access information, respond rapidly to any situation or simply stay in touch is critical, particularly beyond the reach of terrestrial networks.

Purchase

Simplifies Global Communications For:

  • Recreational Marine
  • Adventurers and explorers
  • Emergency and first responders
  • General aviation
  • Remote residents and vacationers
  • Government and NGOs
  • Foreign missions
  • Military operations
  • Global and business travelers
  • Executives and diplomats
  • Global enterprise
  • Anyone out of cellular range
  • Personal Communications Revolution

    In addition to Iridium GO! and Iridium Mail & Web apps, Iridium application developers offer a range of specialized third-party apps designed for key markets such as maritime, outdoor recreation, lone-worker safety, aviation and others – extending Iridium GO!’s capabilities even further in remote locations.

    Simple – Iridium GO! enables satellite connectivity for your mobile devices where terrestrial networks cannot. Simply flip up the integrated antenna and the battery-powered unit connects quickly and automatically to the Iridium LEO satellite constellation, enabling connectivity for your smartphone or tablet within an approximate 30 meter (100 foot) radius. You can easily connect and operate multiple devices within this area using the Iridium GO! applications.

    Versatile – The Iridium GO! supports a full range of global communications using optimized apps:

  • Voice calls
  • Text messaging
  • Email access
  • Weather updates
  • Customized third-party apps
  • Emergency alerts (SOS)
  • Photo sharing
  • GPS tracking
  • Posting to Facebook/Twitter
  • Mobile – You can take Iridium GO! anywhere. It’s small enough to fit in your pocket and, like other Iridium devices, tough enough to withstand rain, sand, dust, and rough use. It can be carried, easily stowed in your backpack, or used in vehicles, aircraft, and boats for mobile applications.

    Innovative – Combining the best that both satellite and cellular phones offer, the Iridium GO! is an industry first in a whole new category of personal satellite connectivity devices. It is also a powerful development platform for Iridium partners to build optimized applications, extending communication capabilities even further in remote locations.

    Affordable – The Iridium GO! is an affordable solution for truly global connectivity.
    It leverages and extends your existing trusted devices, is compatible with Apple and Android operating systems, and eliminates roaming charges. It allows connections to be shared among multiple users and is supported by affordable rate plans that keep voice and data costs reasonable.
    Robust Line of Accessories – External antenna, wall mount bracket, outdoor power cable, and carry bag (sold separately).

    Technical Specifications

    Dimensions

  • 11.4 x 8.2 x 3.2 cm
  • Duration

  • Standby time: Up to 15.5 hours
  • Talk time: Up to 5.5 hours
  • Easy to Use

  • Stable, lay-flat design
  • Flip-up antenna
  • Built-in menu/status display
  • Durability Specifications

  • Military-grade ruggedness (MIL-STD 810F)
  • Ingress Protection (IP65)