Iridium 9505A Satellite Phone Rental

Price: $89.00


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Iridium 9505A Satellite Phone Rental

GIT Satellite's satellite phone rentals include the Iridium 9505A Satellite Phone, with service from Iridium, provides global, reliable voice and data for individuals who live and work in areas outside of cellular network coverage, or in places with poor landline services. Satellite calls can be routed directly from the satellite phone to the Iridium satellites orbiting above a user's location.

Iridium Rental Service – Be Ready!

• All GIT Satellite phone rentals include prepaid or postpaid service plan options for a faster, more emergency-ready, and more user-oriented experience. 

• Each rental includes: One phone, one battery, travel bag, and quick start manual. Depending on power capability, one or more of the following will be included: wall charger, international plug adapters, auto charger, additional battery, or portable auxiliary antenna (upon request).

• Prepaid and postpaid plan options include but are not limited to:

Iridium Rental Voice Plans:

Part #



Global Postpaid 0-Minute plan


1 week – 1 month               


Global Prepaid 75-Minute Plan


1 week – 1 month


Service charges apply for making calls or receiving calls through 2-stage dialing (2-stage dialing allows person trying to call Iridium satellite phone to dial a US-based (Arizona) number to connect
inexpensively to the Iridium satellite phone.)

All Service charges are billed to credit card number on file. All voicemail has a standard greeting and a default voicemail password assigned to the phone. Please do not change voicemail message or password. There will be a $25.00 charged to the credit card on file to reset the voicemail message or voicemail password on the account.

Satellite Service is based on "line of sight" technology and works best when used in areas with little or no physical obstructions to the satellite signal. Satellite communication mode is not suitable for indoor use unless an external antenna option is utilized. A quick user’s guide will be provided with every rental.

Unused minutes to not carry over past the expiration date, but do rollover when minutes are renewed prior to expiration date (90-day grace period).


• Outgoing calls (PSTN, ISU):

$1.75/ minute

• Outgoing to Inmarsat phones:

$12.99/ minute

• Incoming calls direct:


• Incoming 2-stage calls:

$1.75/ minute

• Iridium voicemail retrieval:

$1.75/ minute

• SMS-MO (short message service)

$.45/ message


LOSS PROTECTION: Loss protection is optional, and protects the renter from full replacement value charges in the event of lost, stolen or damaged equipment. If the equipment is lost, stolen, or damaged, an amount equal to the deductible will be charged to the credit card on file unless other arrangements are made. If the renter declines the loss protection, the renter agrees to pay the full replacement value of all equipment lost, stolen, or damaged at current market value. The renter remains liable for all airtime charges until the equipment is reported to a GIT Satellite representative as lost or stolen.

RETURN OF EQUIPMENT: Return shipping not included in price. Renter agrees to ship equipment no later than 2 business days after contracted rental period. Renter understands that failure to do so will result in an additional week’s rental being billed to the credit card number on file until the rental equipment is returned.

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Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 158L x 62W x 59D mm (6.22”L x 2.44”W x 2.32”D)
  • Volume: Under 375cc (22.9 ci)
  • Weight: Under 375g (13.2 ounces)

Battery Features

  • Provides up to 30 hours of standby time
  • Provides up to 3.6 hours of talk time
  • Fast charge complete within 3 hours 15 minutes

Operating Temperatures:

  • Normal Operating Temperature: +15 to +35º C (59º to 95º F) cycle for 12 hours
  • Extreme Operating Temperature:
    -10º C (14º F) for 2 hours Cold operating
    +55º C (131º F) for 2 hours Dry heat operating
  • Thermal Shock: -25º C to +70º C (-13º F to 158ºF), transition between temperatures 3 mins, 5 cycles of 1 hour each

Humidity Tests:

  • Static Humidity: 40+/-2º C, 93+/-3%RH for 4 days
  • Cyclic Humidity: 25+/-3%RH to 75+/-3%RH non-condensing

Storage Conditions:

  • Maximum Storage Conditions: +85º C (185ºF) for 4 hours
  • Minimum Storage Conditions: -40º C (-40ºF) for 4 hours