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Iridium

A precious metal that is extremely resistant to corrosion. It is used mainly for scientific and industrial purposes for which resistance to corrosion at high temperatures is needed. With only three metric tons of iridium produced and used each year, it is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, iridium is volatile, but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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and their newly awarded Authorized Repair Center status will be developing in many ways, and making sure that their clients across the globe continue to receive operational iridium service on all their satellite phones models whatever they may be, reducing repair turn-around time, making one-on-one calls, and using such data to assist iridium in making sure all stays well in many newly developing avenues of software, and equipment.
On the other hand, using a satellite phone has the limitation of having a conversation solely with the one person on the other end of the line, whereas radio communication offers a broadcast to anyone and everyone listening in on that frequency.
Service packages including cellular and satellite start at around $90 per month with satellite voice rates running around 65 cents per minute, messaging rates near 40 cents per minute, and data rates of $5 per MB--certainly not inexpensive, but in line with other satellite phone rates.
It is also capable of operating from -20 degrees C to +55 degrees C, which is the widest temperature range of any satellite phone, the statement said.
Thuraya's Chief Executive Officer Yousuf Al Sayed said that the Thuraya XT has been developed for use in severe environments and its splash water, dust and shock proof capabilities make it operable in the most difficult of circumstances which is what satellite phone customers demand.
Thuraya XT is the world's most robust satellite phone and it will undoubtedly boost our position in the mobile satellite voice business because it has been specifically designed to meet the critical requirements of vertical customers from the corporate, government, NGO, maritime, oil and gas and military sectors.
Once operational, this will be the first satellite phone service specifically for Alaskans--the first mobile satellite services gateway in Alaska, the first satellite phone with a 907 area code, and the first satellite service that is truly affordable to the average Alaskan," said Jay Monroe, chairman and CEO of Globalstar.
In the war against Iraq, reporters are sent into the field-embedded with the troops-with small consumer-style digital camcorders, edit their footage on laptop computers and send it into the networks by satellite phone or e-mail.
the exclusive provider of Globalstar's satellite-based communications services in the United States, has announced that Globalstar satellite phone service is available to customers on a limited basis for the first time.
The FBI puts the kibosh on a Canadian firm's bid to offer satellite phone service in the United States.
Strong uptake validates Inmarsat's strategy in the global handheld satellite phone market with IsatPhone Pro
2 - Satellite Phone IRYDIUM in the amount of 96 pcs.

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