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New Satellite Phone Technology

by peninsula » Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:44 pm

I figured this is worth posting as a new topic. Has anyone tried this option? ... turns.html

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Re: New Satellite Phone Technology

by ScottyP » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:32 am

Hmmmm. May have to look into that. Thanks

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Re: New Satellite Phone Technology

by radson » Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:12 am

Wow, very interesting. I was using a Thuraya last year coupled with a macbook air to send sms, emails with pics, surf the net If I could do that with my iphone would be simply awesome.

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Re: New Satellite Phone Technology

by RoyJamieson » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:19 pm

No Sat Sleeve developed yet for the iPhone 5, only the 4 and 4S, which is a pity.

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Re: New Satellite Phone Technology

by patrickfreeman » Fri May 17, 2013 10:31 pm

For $500 on hardware, and $8 a minute for something that has no coverage in americas--there is a better option for Summitpost users.
Check this out...
Delorme Inreach SE

$299 for hardware..and as little as $10 a month for full global coverage via the Iridium Satellite network.... it has no voice but uses cheaper 2-way SMS text/email, has interactive chat with SOS, plus free GPS navigation on free topo for the world and free NOAA nautical charts.

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