Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone - PHOTOS What Is Iridium? The Extreme is the latest top-of-the-line satellite phone from Iridium. Being highly ruggedized, it offers superior voice, Internet data, GPS, SOS, online tracking and SMS texting services. This popular satellite phone works in all weather conditions and is an ideal communications tool for remote industry, military, maritime, backpackers, or anyone who requires a reliable satellite phone solution. Iridium Extreme 9575 Brochure & Specs
Iridium Extreme 9575 Top 4 Features
100% Global, even on the North & South poles
Low-speed Internet with AxcessPoint Personal Hotspot
Exterior vehicle antenna included - low profile
Super rugged - Best on the market
Using The Iridium Extreme 9575 Satellite Phone
Iridium Extreme is the first satellite phone to meet military standard of US DoD (810F) with high ingress protection rating (IP65) with Location Based Services (LBS) to be compliant with Satellite Emergency Notification Device (SEND) features, via programmable SOS button.
Personal Internet Hotspot - $194USD
The Iridium AxcessPoint turns an Iridium satellite phone into a personal Internet wireless hotspot. This Plug-And-Play device takes the complexity out of connecting to the Internet over Iridium phones. Iridium AxcessPoint Personal Hotspot
Iridium Airtime Service with Ground Control Our Iridium pricing is straight forward and doesn't use "Unit" purchasing, where one unit can equal much less than one dollar. With Ground Control's iridium, you're paying for minutes used. No hidden fees, no activations costs. Purchase the Usage Only or Prepaid service. Minutes on your Prepaid Service can last for YEARS when purchasing Extension Plans below.
Iridium Satellite Phone Service Global Phone & Internet Usage - No Restrictions
Cost (U.S. Dollars)
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Iridium Usage Only MONTHLY Service- Free Activation $1.16 per minute to any cellphone or landline phone worldwide* Cancel Anytime - $50 minimum deposit required.
Iridium 75 Minutes PREPAID & 1 Month - Free Activation
$1.93 per minute to any cellphone or landline phone worldwide* New Accounts - this Prepaid service is valid for 1 month. Existing Accounts - this plan adds 75 minutes and extends validity 1 month.
Iridium 200 Minutes PREPAID & 6 Months - Free Activation
$2.56 per minute to any cellphone or landline phone worldwide* New Accounts - this Prepaid service is valid for 6 months. Existing Accounts - this plan adds 200 minutes and extends validity 6 months.
Iridium 500 Minutes PREPAID & 1 Year - Free Activation
$1.59 per minute to any cellphone or landline phone worldwide* New Accounts - this Prepaid service is valid for 1 year. Existing Accounts - this plan adds 500 minutes and extends validity 1 year.
Iridium 3000 Minutes PREPAID & 2 Years - Free Activation
$1.06 per minute to any cellphone or landline phone worldwide* New Accounts - this Prepaid service is valid for 1 month. Existing Accounts - this plan adds 3000 minutes and extends validity 2 years.
Iridium 5000 Minutes PREPAID & 2 Years - Free Activation
$0.93 per minute to any cellphon3e or landline phone worldwide* New Accounts - this Prepaid service is valid for 1 month. Existing Accounts - this plan adds 5000 minutes and extends validity 2 years.
30 Day Extension Add 30 days to an existing Prepaid service validity time.
60 Day Extension Add 60 days to an existing Prepaid service validity time.
6 Month Extension Add 6 months (180 days) to an existing Prepaid service validity time.
1 Year Extension Add 1 year (360 days) to to an existing Prepaid service validity time.
Give Your Satellite Phone A Local Number Keeps incoming costs low for people who call your satellite phone.
Iridium Blank Sim Cards
Have Extra Sim Cards available to activate at any time (with any plan)
$10 per card
Purchasing Iridium SIM Card, that is activated, installed and fully tested with purchased Iridium phone.
Iridium Phone Service may be used worldwide. 100% global coverage, even from the north and south poles
*Phone rates are to ANY standard landline (PSTN) or cell phone worldwide. Non-standard calling rates Incoming calls are FREE, although calling parties are charged by their provider @ satellite telephone rates.
SMS texting is $0.37 per message for outgoing messages only. Free incoming messages. Link
Please read Iridium service limitations for details on purchase Iridium service from Ground Control.
Data connectivity to the Internet is charged at $1.03 per minute using such devices as the Axcesspoint.
Accounts may auto-suspend if usage goes over plan levels (depending of preference).
Usage Only Service requires a refundable deposit used to cover any unpaid monthly invoices.
Card that have expired cost $250 to reactivate. We recommend purchasing a new Sim Card if this happens.
100% Global All Iridium satellite phones can operate anywhere on the planet. This means both polar regions, open oceans, all continents, stationary, moving or flying as long as the phone (or the included 5 foot mag-mount antenna) is exposed to the open sky.
Iridium Extreme 9575 Features
► Intuitive functionality. Less complicated than most cellular phones. ► Water, shock and dust PROOF for extreme environment
durability. IP65 Rating. ► Includes vehicle Mag-Mount antenna. Can be used for indoors external antenna as well. ► Internet connectivity at no additional cost, Wi-Fi Hotspot optional accessory. ► Operates on 100% of the globe (oceans, polar regions), all that is required is open sky. ► Online Tracking - GPS enabled location-based service. ► 3.5 hours talk time, 30 hours stand-by per charged battery. ► Simple SMS and email messaging capability. Send free SMS messages now ► Integrated speakerphone. ► Handsfree headset with on-wire volume control and answer button & microphone. ► 200 character brightly illuminated graphic display. ► Pre-programmable International Access Code
(00 or +). ► 100 entry internal address book. ► Call history retains received, missed and
dialed calls. ►Call Forwarding, Call Blocking, Call Waiting, Call Holding. ► Optional Keypad lock (unlock with pin number). ► 4x16 alphanumeric, backlit keyboard. ► Multiple languages, Clock on display (GMT),Vibracall. ► DD key, call forward, voicemail, SMS, (160 characters).
Making Calls & Other Features Voice Mail - Call Forwarding - Call Holding - Call Waiting - Caller ID - Call History - Phonebook - etc... The Iridium Extreme is about as easy to use as a typical cell phone. It is assigned an international number so it can make calls to any cellular or landline phone in the world for about $1.50 a minute. All calls it receives are free, however the calling party is charged their rate for calling a satellite phone (rates vary by provider). The "Call Forwarding" feature is handy when you wish incoming calls to be diverted to your cell phone to circumvent higher satellite phone rate to the calling party (when you're in cell range). Of course, the 9575 has all the other phone features you've come to expect. Voicemail is free with prepaid service. It is an additional $10 per month on the usage only plan.
Iridium Extreme is integrated with StratosTrax, a global tracking solution. StratosTrax is an online portal that is fully integrated with GPS and Geofencing capabilities for web-based location identification, and enables tracking of all Iridium Extreme, GSPS and Blackberry phones.
It features an intuitive, user-friendly interface that integrates Google mapping views in Map, Satellite, Hybrid and Terrain options. With its breadcrumb function StratosTrax allows you to quickly trace your trail with updates set from 15 seconds to 1 week.
The Iridium Extreme when has an SOS button (under a protective cover) that when pressed will send out a distress message to a designated contact with your GPS Coordinates.
The Iridium Extreme can be used for a low speed 2.5 Kbps Internet connection using the Iridium Axcesspoint personal hotspot.
Add a Local Phone Number (Keeps incoming calls from having to pay international phone rates)
A Local Phone Number
Add to the Iridium satellite phone a local phone number, and cover the cost of the incoming call. This service is helpful for those that wish a simple number, and keep callers from being charged international phone rates.
100 - 240 VAC, 50-60Hz; (comes with international AC adapter kit)
DC Power (vehicle adapter)
Input 10 - 32V (output 6V 800 mA)
Dimensions L x W x D
5.51" x 2.36" x 1.06" (140mm x 60mm x 27mm)
Military-Grade MIL-STD 810F
9.4 oz (266g)
Iridium Extreme 9575 Complete Package from Ground Control Includes: ►Iridium Extreme 9575 Satellite Phone & Battery ►Leather phone holster for 9575 with pivoting belt clip ►Hands-Free retractable earpiece/microphone with volume control ►DC Vehicle Adapter (10-32VDC Input) ►International AC plug adapter kit ►AC Power Adapter (100-240 VAC Input) ►User Guide, Quickstart Guide, and other documentation ►Internet CD-ROM for Iridium Extreme 9575 ►Iridium 9575 Sim Card (with account activation) ►Data Cable around data cradle port for direct USB connection to laptop ►Magnetic External Antenna for vehicle roof with 5 foot cable (optional 16 foot version available) ►Cradle port for Magnetic antenna (also includes data port for USB cable)
Iridium Extreme 9575 & Accessories
Iridium Extreme Complete Package The Iridium Extreme 9575 ships with all above items including the Mag-Mount car adapter, and the Internet CD-ROM for low-speed internet connectivity. MPN-IRID-9575 SKU-PHTIRI9575
Extra Li-Ion Batteries for Extreme Carry more than one charged battery in case power recharging is not available. MPN-IRID-BAT-9575 SKU-PHIRIA001
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AxcessPoint Hotspot Combined with your Iridium satellite phone,
Iridium AxcessPoint allows you to create a Wi-Fi
hotspot and connect to the Internet. Now you
can keep in touch on your trusted devices from
anywhere on the surface of the planet. More Info MPN-IRID-AXCESS SKU-PHIRI002
Price $149.00 USD
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5 Meter Mini External Antenna No Docking Station Required
This 16 foot (5 meters) external antenna can place the Iridium indoors. Comes in magnetic or bolt mounting versions. Mini Antenna Brochure MPN-IRID-ANT-RST715 SKU-PHIRIA003
Price $260.00 USD
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Roof Mounted External Antenna Ships with 50 ft (15 Meter) antenna cable When indoors, connect the Extreme satellite phone to an externally mounted antenna on the roof. No docking station necessary. (Also 20 and 25 meter length cables available. Please call for pricing.) MPN-CBL-15M-IRID SKU-PHIRIA004
Price $465.00 USD
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26 Watt Foldable Solar Panel This universal 26 watt foldable solar panels is a great way to charge your satellite phone in a no-power area. It has a standard 12V vehicle power port for use for your other electronics.
The Iridium 9575 includes (at no additional cost) a small magnetic vehicle roof mounted antenna for parked or in-motion communication... This antenna can also be used to place the phone indoors if the antenna is outside. We do recommend this antenna as an option.
The Iridium Extreme 9575 has a lower profile satellite antenna, and this system is 100% global.
Here the Iridium Extreme is connected to the magnetic antenna on top of the vehicle. There is a hands free headset that is useful for when the car is in motion.
Iridium satellite phones have been popular with maritime use for years. The Extreme 9575 is dust and waterproof, so now the phone can be used on a working deck.
Iridium satellites are low-earth orbit with 100% global coverage, so no matter where you sail, you can stay connected.
The bottom of the Iridium allows for two cradles to connect for allowing 3 device connections - External antenna, data port, and recharging.