Iridium Coverage Map

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Iridium Coverage Map


Iridium provides complete coverage of all ocean areas, air routes and all landmasses – even the Poles. Iridium delivers essential services to users who need communications access to and from remote areas where no other form of communication is available.

The following is a list of the restricted/embargoed countries, applying to satellite phones.

The three Restricted Countries where the Iridium phone will not complete a call to the local phone system are: N. Korea, Poland, & Hungary.

The embargoed countries where a satellite phone will work in these countries (we cannot guarantee service), but there (may be) issues taking an Iridium phone into these areas at customs/border patrols: Cuba, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Angola & Yugoslavia.

You may need special government permission to bring a satellite phone into embargoed countries.