When it comes to what you really need in a satellite phone, IsatPhone Pro delivers. This is the first global handheld from Inmarsat , purpose-built for the most reliable satellite communications network in the world. With clear voice quality that you’d expect from the market leader. This phone is designed to work in just about any conditions, in rain storms, dust storms, searing heat to sub-zero cold, tropical humidity or freezing fog.
IsatPhone Pro provides the ultimate combination of a robust handset, long battery life, a reliable network connection with clear voice quality, and global coverage. Inmarsat has the most reliable satellite communications network in the world. It operates on geostationary satellites, which means there is significantly less possibility of calls being dropped. It operates on a global basis from launch over the three Inmarsat-4 satellites, which have an expected operational lifetime into the 2020s.
Satellite telephony (including Bluetooth for hands-free use)Voicemail, Text and email messaging, GPS location data (view position and text). With the longest battery life on the market, with up to 8 hours talk time and up to 100 hours standby time. This satphone is the most robust handset in the market. It is dust, splash and shock-proof, with an ingress protection rating IP54. The handset can operate at the widest extremes from -20°C to +55°C. It also tolerate humidity from 0 to 95 per cent. The handset incorporates a 2.4kbps voice codec. The voice quality is clear and speech can be easily understood. For contact synchronisation, is compatible with MS Outlook 2007 on a PC, Windows XP Pro SP3 or Windows Vista SP1.
IsatPhone Pro is primarily designed for professional users in the government, media, aid, oil and gas, mining and construction sectors. However, the highly competitive handset, accessories and airtime pricing is expected to broaden its appeal to a wider range of users.
About accesories Inmarsat has selected Beam Communications to produce a range of docking units for IsatPhone Pro. These will enable use of the handset indoors, in a vehicle and at sea. Full details will be released closer to launch. Other accessories such as a carry case, Bluetooth headsets and solar chargers will also be available through Inmarsat’s partners, together with spares of each of the in-box items.
Inmarsat is currently evaluating requirements for global versions of FleetPhone and LandPhone. In addition, the indoor and maritime docking units for IsatPhone will serve as an alternative choice in the fixed and maritime markets. A secure version of IsatPhone for the government market is also in the planning stages and Inmarsat will confirm launch details as they become available.