Iridium GO!™ Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot for Smartphones & Tablets
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GO! is the next level in satellite communications: personal satellite connectivity. It’s a lightweight, compact, highly portable satellite terminal, small enough to fit in your pocket and it will change the way you use satellite communications.
A WiFi-hotspot for Your Smartphone
Easy to use and designed to go anywhere, the Iridium GO! enables you to quickly set-up a mobile WiFi-hotspot that links you directly to the Iridium satellite network, giving you global coverage and letting you to do things never before possible with a portable satellite device. Now you can use your own smartphone to make voice calls, send emails, transfer photos or search the web. In fact, you can use up to 5 iPhone or Android compatible devices at a time, expanding what you can do with satellite communications and where you can do it!
Note: The Iridium GO! works primarily with Iridium approved applications. Most native iOS and Android applications will not work with the GO! due to the nature of the satellite network. Data rates of the Iridium GO! are up to 10kbps using approved applications. Voip and video applications such as Skype, Facetime, Netflix & Hulu will not work with this device.
Iridium GO! is the first truly global wifi hotspot – because you can take it anywhere on the globe, and it’s easy to carry and easy to set-up. It works from the deck of a ship, in an automobile, and on a plane. And because you can use your own smartphone or tablet with the Iridium GO!, you won’t need to bring any extra equipment. Here’s what you get:
- Reliable voice and data for your Apple® and Android™ devices
- An easy to set-up WiFi-hotspot with a 30.5 meter radius
- Support for up to 5 WiFi devices at once
- Smartphone apps for email, sms, photo transfer, social networking and more
- Pricing that eliminates roaming charges
- A compact, rugged design
The Iridium GO!’s set-up is quick and easy. With an omni-directional antenna and simple user-interface, the Iridium GO! is made to be set-up in no time. Just turn it on, flip up the integrated antenna, and Iridium GO! takes it from there. Within moments you will be connected to the global network of Iridium communication satellites, and able to make voice and data calls, check email, send photos, update social media. Just download the Iridium smartphone apps on your Apple® or Android™ device, and get connected. With the Iridium GO! your smartphone is your sat phone, and more!
On the open sea or on the open road
The Iridium GO! is part of a mobile communications platform, so you can use it when you’re on the move. Whether it’s a ship at sea, an automobile, or in an airplane, the Iridium GO! mobile applications can operate without interruption, while in motion. Combining light-weight and compact design, Iridium GO! is the only solution for users who need to stay connected wherever they go, and need the functionality and simplicity of their own smartphones. You can carry it in your backpack, or mount it on a vehicle, boat or aircraft. The Iridium GO can go anywhere you can.
Durable and Rugged
The Iridium GO! is built to work in extreme conditions, so you can depend on it when you need it most. It has a military grade ruggedness rating, with an Ingress Protection rating of IP65. This means that it can resist dust of all kinds, (the highest ingress rating vs solids) and can resist jets of water up to 12.5 liters per minute:
- Military-grade ruggedness (MIL-STD 810F)
- Ingress Protection (IP65)
It’s sealed and protected against dust, particulates and small objects, so you can use it where and when you need to, and feel confident that it will perform.
At IP65, Iridium GO! can resist the following:
- All dust (the highest ingress protection rating against solids)
- Objects 1.0 to 50 milliliters in size
- Splashing water from all directions
- Jets of water up to 12.5 liters per minute for more than 3 minutes
The Iridium GO! also operates in extreme temperatures, ranging from -10 to +55C (14 to 131F). You can rely on it when you’re traveling in the arctic, or crossing the desert. If your smartphone can take it, the Iridium GO! will deliver.
A Range of Functions
With the Iridium GO!, you get a new platform for apps of all kinds, optimized for the Iridium network. With smartphone apps downloaded and ready, you can use your own Apple® or Android™ devices for a wide range of functions, including:
- Initiate a voice call
- Send an email
- Send a text message
- Update social media (Twitter or Facebook)
- Check GPS
- Make a WiFi data call
- Initiate an emergency SOS distress message
- Check battery life
This is what makes the Iridium GO! such a powerful new tool. Making a voice call, checking your email and sending messages from your own iPhone or Android device is the next level in satellite communications, and is a must-have for anyone who has critical communications needs wherever they are.
A New Platform for App Developers
In addition to it’s innovative design, the Iridium GO! is also a powerful development platform, optimized and ready for developers and Iridium partners to build new, groundbreaking applications. Utilizing software compatible with Apple® and Android™ operating systems, the Iridium GO! platform promises to expand the possibilities even further.
With Iridium GO! you can keep your voice and data costs affordable and predictable. By extending the range of your existing smartphones and tablets, you don’t need to buy additional equipment. And because one WiFi hotspot connection can be shared among multiple users, new equipment costs can be kept down across a team. Roaming charges, and the per-minute charges of voice calling can also be eliminated with Iridium GO! data plans and data call function. Service plans details
• 4.5″x 3.25″ x 1.25″
What’s in the Box
- Iridium GO! Satellite Hotspot
- 1.2m (4′) USB to Micro-USB Cable
- International Wall Adapter w/ Plugs
- Auto Charger – USB Plug
- Protective Cover
- User Manual