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  Iridium Extreme PTT Service Costs
 
There are three parts to any Iridium PTT account... First is the $67 per month per handset fee. Next is the Talkgroup Service Monthly Fee which is free for Small and Medium sized Talkgroups, and third is the Standard Iridium Satellite Phone Service which has discounts on the monthly fee and is only charged only when voice calls are made. All three of these services/fees are listed below.

Iridium PTT Handset Monthly Access Fee
Month-To-Month Terms - No Long Term Contracts - Free Activation
Cost
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   Iridium PTT Standard Monthly Handset Access Fee - 12 month minimum term
       All PTT phones are billed a $67 usd monthly access fee per Iridium Extreme
       9575 handset phone.

         SKU: PHPTTBWMFEE
$67 usd per month
per handset

   Each PTT handset is billed an access fee each month.
   The minimum term for PTT service is 12 months... 3 month terms are available for an additional monthly cost.
   PTT service requires no SIM card for PTT service in the handset. If using phone service, a SIM card is required.
   Early termination fee for PTT service is $450 usd.


Iridium PTT Talkgroups
A Talkgroup is defined as a group of PTT phones that have Push-To-Talk communication with each other inside the Talkgroup service regions defined in the PTT Command Center portal. A single PTT phone may be assigned to a maximum of 15 talkgroups. Talkgroups are sold by "total size" of the service region (in square kilometers or km2). Any number of PTT phones can be assigned to any Talkgroup at no additional cost.

Iridium PTT Global Talkgroups
12 month minimum term - Free Activation
Cost
(U.S. Dollars)
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Small Talkgroup (up to 100,000 km2) - Unlimited Talktime - Unlimited Handsets
GLOBAL USE - (Except Middle East - info)
Unlimited PTT talk time. No PTT per minute costs.
May create up to 5 service regions with a 100,000 square kilometer limit - more
All Talkgroups support an unlimited number of assigned handsets at no additional cost.
SKU: PHPTT01TG
Free
Medium Talkgroup (up to 300,000 km2) - Unlimited Talktime - Unlimited Handsets
GLOBAL USE - (Except Middle East - info)
Unlimited PTT talk time. No PTT per minute costs.
May create multiple service regions for a total of 300,000 square kilometer limit - more
All Talkgroups support an unlimited number of assigned handsets at no additional cost.
SKU: PHPTT02TG
Free
Large Talkgroup (up to 750,000 km2) - Unlimited Talktime - Unlimited Handsets
GLOBAL USE - (Except Middle East - info)
Unlimited PTT talk time. No PTT per minute costs.
May create multiple service regions for a total of 750,000 square kilometer limit - more
All Talkgroups support an unlimited number of assigned handsets at no additional cost.
SKU: PHPTT03TG
Price: $450/month
per Talkgroup

X-Large Talkgroup (up to 1,500,000 km2) - Unlimited Talktime - Unlimited Handsets
GLOBAL USE - (Except Middle East - info)
Unlimited PTT talk time. No PTT per minute costs.
May create multiple service region as for a total of 1,500,000 square kilometer limit - more
All Talkgroups support an unlimited number of assigned handsets at no additional cost.
This talkgroup does require approval by Iridium.
SKU: PHPTT04TG
Price: $1050/month
per Talkgroup



Jumbo Talkgroup (up to 2,250,000 km2) - Unlimited Talktime - Unlimited Handsets
GLOBAL USE - (Except Middle East - info)
Unlimited talk time. No PTT per minute costs.
May create multiple service region as for a total of 2,250,000 square kilometer limit - more
All Talkgroups support an unlimited number of assigned handsets at no additional cost.
This talkgroup does require approval by Iridium.
SKU: PHPTT05TG
Price: $2,400/month
per Talkgroup



   Iridium PTT service requires a minimum of 1 Talkgroup and 2 handsets.
  arrow The Command Center portal is included free with the PTT service - more
  arrow Adding or removing members to a Talkgroup does not incur any charges. Updates are near instant using the portal.
  arrow Talkgroup coverage areas are defined with the PTT Command Center with circles, squares and rectangles on a map.
  arrow Each handset may have a maximum of 15 Talkgroups.
  arrow Each Talkgroup's coverage may be split into up to 10 different service regions located anywhere on the globe.
  arrow There are no restrictions on where the coverage may be placed on the earth (Middle East regions exception).
  arrow A handset's access to Talkgroups can be easily disabled or enabeled via the PTT Command Center.
  arrow A handset's standard monthly fee will continue to be charged even when disabled in the Command Center.


Iridium Phone Service Airtime - Optional
Discounts are provided for voice phone service for subscribers of the Iridium PTT service. Voice service is completely optional however, for North American subscribers, the monthly cost is free, and global users is significantly less at $15 a month (normally $45 a month). Note that the PTT phone must switch to voice mode (from PTT mode) to make and receive calls. This is done through the handset menu options explained in the Iridium PTT User Manual.


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 Global Phone Service - No Restrictions - Free Shipping of SIM cards worldwide
Cost
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   Iridium PTT Phone Monthly Service - North America - Map
         Special Pricing for PTT Subscribers in North America
         $0 monthly fee and $1.16 USD per minute to any landline or cellphone worldwide.
         All incoming calls are *free. SMS texting is $0.37 per text.
         SKU: PHBWIRUSAGEPTTNA
$0/month
$1.16 per voice minute
(Normally $45 per month)
Free Activation
   Iridium PTT Phone Monthly Service - 100% Global
         Special Pricing for Global PTT Subscribers Only
         $15 USD monthly fee and $1.16 per minute to any landline or cellphone worldwide.
         All incoming calls are *free. SMS texting is $0.37 per text.
         SKU: PHBWIRUSAGEPTTGLB
$15/month
$1.16 per voice minute
(Normally $45 per month)
Free Activation
   Iridium Monthly Service - 10 Minutes Free Each Month
         This is a month-to-month service with no expiration date. Just call to cancel.
         Includes 10 free calling minutes each month, and all incoming calls are *free.
         Usage over 10 minutes in a month are billed at $1.16 per minute.
         Includes 10 free SMS Texting messages each month. Free incoming SMS.
         SMS texting rates (over 10 each month) are $0.15 cents per outgoing text. Free incoming.
         90 day minimum term - Credit Card Required. SKU: PHBWIRUSAGE10
$50.70/month
Free Activation

   Iridium Monthly Service - 100 Minutes Free Each Month
         This is a month-to-month service with no expiration date. Just call to cancel.
         Includes 100 free calling minutes each month, and all incoming calls are *free.
         Usage over 100 minutes in a month are billed at $1.16 per minute.
         Includes 75 free SMS texting messages each month. Free incoming SMS.
         SMS texting rates (over 75) are billed $0.15 cents per outgoing text.
         90 day minimum term - Credit Card Required. SKU: PHBWIRUSAGE100
$105/month
Free Activation

   Iridium Monthly Service - 200 Minutes Free Each Month
         This is a month-to-month service with no expiration date. Just call to cancel.
         Includes 200 free calling minutes each month, and all incoming calls are *free.
         Usage over 200 minutes in a month are billed monthly at $1.16 per minute.
         UNLIMITED free SMS texting messages each month.
         90 day minimum term - Credit Card Required. SKU: PHBWIRUSAGE200
$152/month
Free Activation

   PREPAID Iridium 75 Minutes (4,500 Units) - Valid 1 Month
        Pay once - No monthly bills. This plan ends when all "units" are used, OR valid period expires.
        Calls are 60 units per minute to any cell or landline phone worldwide - Free incoming calls.
        SMS Texting is 6 units per outgoing text. Free incoming SMS texts.
        New Accounts - this Prepaid Iridium SIM Card is valid for 1 month.
        Recharge - adds 4,500 Units and extends validity of any SIM for 1 month. SKU:PHBWIR75
$145 prepaid
Free Activation

   PREPAID Iridium 200 Minutes (12,000 Units) - Valid 6 Months
        Pay once - No monthly bills. This plan ends when all "units" are used, OR valid period expires.
        Calls are 60 units per minute to any cell or landline phone worldwide - Free incoming calls.
        SMS Texting is 6 units per outgoing text. Free incoming SMS texts.
        New Accounts - this Prepaid Iridium SIM Card is valid for 6 months.
        Recharge - adds 12,000 Units and extends validity of any SIM for 6 months. PHBWIR200
$514 prepaid
Free Activation

   PREPAID Iridium 500 Minutes (30,000 Units) - Valid 1 Year
        Pay once - No monthly bills. This plan ends when all "units" are used, OR valid period expires.
        Calls are 60 units per minute to any cell or landline phone worldwide - Free incoming calls.
        SMS Texting is 6 units per outgoing text. Free incoming SMS texts.
        New Accounts - this Prepaid Iridium SIM Card is valid for 1 year.
       Recharge - adds 30,000 Units and extends validity of any SIM for 1 year. PHBWIR500
$797 prepaid
Free Activation
   PREPAID Iridium 3000 Minutes (180,000 Units) - Valid 2 Years
        Pay once - No monthly bills. This plan ends when all "units" are used, OR valid period expires.
        Calls are 60 units per minute to any cell or landline phone worldwide - Free incoming calls.
        SMS Texting is 6 units per outgoing text. Free incoming SMS texts.
        New Accounts - this Prepaid Iridium SIM Card is valid for 2 years.
        Recharge - adds 180,000 Units and extends validity of any SIM for 2 years.
PHBWIR3000
$3,190 prepaid
Free Activation

   PREPAID Iridium 5000 Minutes (300,000 Units) - Valid 2 Years
        Pay once - No monthly bills. This plan ends when all "units" are used, OR valid period expires.
        Calls are 60 units per minute to any cell or landline phone worldwide - Free incoming calls.
        SMS Texting is 6 units per outgoing text. Free incoming SMS texts.
        New Accounts - this Prepaid Iridium SIM card is valid for 2 years.
        Recharge - adds 300,000 Units and extends validity of any SIM for 2 years. PHBWIR5000
$4,653 prepaid
Free Activation
   30 Day Extension
         Add 30 days to an existing Prepaid service validity time. Don't lose your minutes!
         SKU: PHBWIREX30
$55
   60 Day Extension
         Add 60 days to an existing Prepaid service validity time. Don't lose your minutes!
         SKU: PHBWIREX60
$100
   6 Month Extension
         Add 6 months (180 days) to an existing Prepaid service validity time. Don't lose your minutes!
         SKU: PHBWIREX180
$300
   1 Year Extension
         Add 1 year (365 days) to to an existing Prepaid service validity time. Don't lose your minutes!
         SKU: PHBWIREX365
$600
  Local Number Icon Give Your Satellite Phone A Local Phone Number
A local phone number from most cities in the world. Keeps incoming calls from being blocked and lowers the cost for callers.
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   Iridium Blank SIM Cards
        Have Extra SIM Cards available to activate at any time (with any plan)
        Please let us know if you wish Prepaid or Usage Only Monthly SIM Cards.
        SKU: PHBWIRSIM - Free Shipping of SIM cards worldwide.
$10 per card
  arrow The discounted phone service from Iridium is a promotional PTT feature and can be cancelled within 30 days notice.
   If ordering just the SIM card (with service), Ground Control ships worldwide for free (via first class postal mail).
   Unused minutes on the monthly plans do not rollover to the following month.
   Check your PrePaid balance anytime by calling 2888 or by texting 2888 from your satellite phone. No cost to check.
   A subscription is purchasing an 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 at their providers rates - more
   SMS texting are charged at the rate of 6 units per outgoing SMS text message. Free incoming SMS messages. Link
   The Usage Only Service Plan requires a credit card, or a refundable deposit to cover anticipated monthly usage.
   The prepaid balance (on prepaid plans) will be announced at the beginning of every call.
   Here are instructions on how to make a call over an Iridium satellite phone.
   Prepaid SIM cards have a 90 day grace period past expiration or 90 days past usage of all available minutes (whichever is first),
to reload or recharge or pay a reactivation fee of $250. Usage Only monthly plans (Postpaid) SIM cards do not have a grace
period, and will have to pay a $250 reactivation fee after canceling a monthly plan. Both Prepaid and Postpaid plans may at any
time purchase a new (free) SIM Card and avoid the reactivation fee. Note that old phone numbers will not be carried over to the
new reactivated SIM.


North America - North American territories (for $0 Voice Service) include the below regions
(shown in green below) :

Iridium North American PTT Calling Region


Middle East
Middle East - Global PTT service that includes all of the Middle East does have
different pricing below. Above is a image of countries and regions classified as
"Middle East" (shown in green) as defined by Iridium. If you wish to have PTT
service in these regions (as well as the rest of the globe), you will need to use
the below PTT pricing.


PTT Handset monthly fee is $108 a month per handset.
Small 100,000 km2 Talkgroup -$468 a month.
Medium 300,000 km2 Talkgroup - $899 a month.
Large 750,000 km2 Talkgroup - $2,156 a month.
Extra-Large 1,500,000 km2
Talkgroup - $5,031 a month.
Jumbo 2,250,000 km2 Talkgroup - $11,500 a month.

Link to standard global Talkgroup pricing plans.

Please email sales@groundcontrol.com for more information.


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