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The Northern Lights Prepaid plan is designed for Iridium satellite users who primarily make calls from Alaska and Canada to the USA and Canada. This special prepaid package includes 200 minutes with a 6 month expiration.
If you work, live or travel in areas outside cellular coverage or in areas with inadequate landline service, Iridium is for you. Eighty-six percent of the world's landmass and all of its oceans are in areas with inadequate landline service. Iridium service from GIT Satellite addresses these situations by providing coverage in all ocean areas, air routes and all landmasses - even the North and South Poles.
Standard Voice Services
The Iridium system provides true global voice services by covering areas that cellular and landline do not. Voice services from are supported using the 9500 handset, the smaller, lighter 9505 handset or Iridium 9505A satellite phone, the newest and smallest Iridium 9555 satellite phone or the Connect Inside terminal. The excellent signal strength provided by the Iridium constellation supports reliable connectivity across wide ranging landscapes and situations.
Supplementary Voice Services and Advanced Features
Adding even more value to our standard services, GIT offers a number of other great features such as those below:
Short Messaging Service (SMS)
As an Iridium voice subscriber, your phone performs double-duty as a voice communication and messaging device. The Iridium 9505 and 9505A satellite phones can send and receive up to 160 alphanumeric characters in a single message. The Iridium 9555 satellite phones can send and receive up to 1000 alphanumeric characters in a single message. Once you turn your phone on and register with the Iridium satellite network, your new messages will be sent directly to your handset.
All Iridium handsets - with the exception of the Motorola 9500 - have the ability to send SMS-MO (Mobile Originated) messages, Iridium has a complete SMS service.
Service Offerings of SMS-MO