Iridium Service Plans – Prepaid

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Iridium Service Plans – Prepaid

Iridium Prepaid Service

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Due to excessive demand, Iridium has introduced Prepaid Services. It enables the customer to utilize satellite communication, but does not require them to pay monthly subscription costs. The system offers a full spectrum of services including both data and voice communication.

The Prepaid SIM service is aimed at those users wishing to keep control of their communication cost but also ideal for adventure seekers and yacht owners needing satellite communication for specific duration each year.

  •     No Monthly Fees
  •     No Renewal Fee
  •     No Card Disposal
  •     No Deposits Required
  •     No Credit Checks
  •     Limitless Recharges
New SIM Card  Fee  Minutes Included  Per Minute Cost  Valid For
75 Minutes Prepaid  $182  75  $2.20  30 days Buy Now
200 Minutes Prepaid  $599  200  $2.99  6 months Buy Now
600 Minutes Prepaid  $821  600  $1.37  1 Year Buy Now
3000 Minutes Prepaid  $3819  3000  $1.27  2 Year Buy Now


Existing SIM Card  Fee  Minutes Included  Per Minute Cost  Valid For
30 Day Extension  $65  0  N/A  30 days Buy Now
75 Minutes Prepaid  $202  75  $2.46  30 days Buy Now
200 Minutes Prepaid  $625  200  $3.12  6 months Buy Now
600 Minutes Prepaid  $865  600  $1.45  1 Year Buy Now
3000 Minutes Prepaid  $3819  3000  $1.27  2 Year Buy Now


Regional SIM Card  Fee  Minutes Included  Per Minute Cost  Valid For
Northern Lights 200  $315  200 Canada/Alaska  $1.10  6 months Buy Now
Africa 300 ***  $300  300 All Africa  $1.00  1 year Buy Now
Mid East/North Africa*  $599  500  $0.90  1 year Buy Now
South America 100**  $165  100  $1.65  6 months Buy Now
  • Iridium Regional Prepaid Minutes do not work outside of covered region.
  • *Mid East/North Africa Voucher is reloadable, but existing minutes do not roll over; will work outside region, but minutes expire more quickly. The in-region countries include all those listed for the Africa 300 card below, plus: Cyprus, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman,Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates.
  • ** South America 100 coverage is from From Venezuela to Argentina.
  • *** The Africa 300 prepaid minutes only apply when in the following countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Juan De Nova Island, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa (including Prince Edwards Island), Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

A $50 activation fee is charged for all initial activations. Valid dates are effective from date of purchase. The Iridium satellite phone voicemail is charged at one-half the effective rate per minute. Customer Service, Incoming Short Text Messaging and Balance Inquiry (Dial 2888) Calls are all FREE.

Iridium Offers the Satellite Industries First Quality Guarantee

Iridium is offering all new customers a network quality guarantee with a promise of 100 percent satisfaction with Iridium service.  The Iridium Network Quality Guarantee promises credits up to 100 minutes of airtime and three months free subscription fees if the Iridium service fails to complete properly initiated voice calls from new Iridium satellite handsets.

This offer is only valid for new customers using Iridium handheld satellite phones.  If a customer is not satisfied with the quality of Iridium’s satellite service within the first 90 days of service the customer may submit a claim through their participating service provider.  Iridium will contact the service provider to ensure the issues are not related to improper usage.  If clam is valid Iridium will issue the customer credits through the service provider.

Iridium offers the only network that provides pole to pole coverage with no service gaps anywhere on the planet.  Iridium’s constellation of cross linked low earth orbiting satellites provide multiple layers of redundancy to ensure the reliability of their network.  Iridium’s 66 operational satellites are complemented by numerous in orbit spares.  Calls are connected from one satellite to another till they are downloaded to one of Iridium’s gateways where it is patched into the public switched phone system.

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