Personal Hotspot for Iridium Extreme and Iridium 9555
Iridium AxcessPoint Personal Hotspot
SKU#: GCAXCESS Price: $149 USD
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The Iridium AxcessPoint connects to the Iridium Extreme or Iridium 9555 satellite phones and provides a low-speed Internet connection anywhere the sky can be seen (it is 100% global). While Internet speeds are very slow (2.5 Kbps without compression), this solution does provide a very portable, easy to use global Internet connection. It also is a personal wireless hotspot for any in-range wireless capable device up to 100 feet, such as smartphones for texting, and email.
Plug-And-Play Functionality Once the Iridium AxcessPoint is connected to the Iridium phone (via the included USB cable), it will automatically establish an Internet connection, no muss, no fuss. Wirelessly connect smartphones, laptops, tablets, and send texts or emails using the Wi-Fi access through the Iridium network connection. The cost for making an Internet connection is the same as making a standard phone call. The transfer speed is over the Iridium network is 2.5 Kbps uncompressed. However, faster speeds of 25 to 27Kbps are only available with applications that offer web-acceleration compression, such as the Mail and Web applications from Iridium.
AxcessPoint Usages Charges With Ground Control, you may connect to our Internet service at no additional cost other than the per-minute rate of a standard phone call.
Using the AxcessPoint Device The Iridium AxcessPoint device must be used in conjunction with a compatible Iridium satellite phone such as the Iridium 9555 or the Iridium Extreme. Internet access requires an active satellite phone subscription with Internet data service (this data service is free from Ground Control). Prior to connecting the USB cable, turn on the Iridium phone in an open area and ensure it is registered with good signal strength. Next, connect the Iridium AxcessPoint and turn it on... it will automatically establish an Internet connection in about 1 minute and create a wireless hotspot for any in range device to connect to.
Plug-And-Play functionality – users simply connect their Iridium AxcessPoint via USB cable to an Iridium 9555 or Extreme 9575 handset, which automatically establishes a data session without additional setup required.
Small, light and portable – Iridium AxcessPoint offers a Wi-Fi range of 60 to 100 feet. Without being confined to one stationary position, users are able to move around, or stay indoors comfortably while checking texts and emails.
No Additional Internet Access Charges - Ground Control charges only for the call time for Internet access which is charged at standard phone per-minute rates.
Multiple connections – Iridium AxcessPoint can connect smartphones like iPhones, Blackberries, and Android devices, along with laptops and iPads for light emailing and light web browsing. While multiple devices can connect simultaneously to the AxcessPoint, we recommend that only one device use the low-speed connection at any given time.
AxcessPoint General Specifications
Dimensions: 4.7” x 2.8” x .8” (122 mm x 73 mm x 18.5 mm)
Certifications: FCC, CE, IC, Wi-Fi
Operating Temp: 32° to 122° F (0° C to 50° C)
Compatible Phones - Iridium Extreme and Iridium 9555