As we enter summer people start to enjoy the weather and get out and about by climbing, sailing, mountaineering and fishing more often. However, many of these activities can mean venturing into the unknown where there is no mobile phone coverage and in case of emergency it is essential that adventurers have means of communication. This is where a satellite phone would come in handy but if you only need it for a couple of months a year is it worth the investment? With sat phones ranging from £420 - £999 plus airtime charges it may be that satellite phone rental is a more viable option. Starting from just £140 a month sat phone rental allows you to stay in touch without the investment a sat phone purchase brings. For coverage in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Far East and Australia consider Thuraya or Iridium. However, if you need to use a sat phone outside these areas Iridium is the only provider to meet your requirements. See network coverage maps for more information.Iridium 9555, Thuraya XT and Thuraya SO-2510. We will shortly be adding the new Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro to our rental stock which provides global coverage. Satellite phones are available for next day delivery and we can provide frequent traffic updates so you can keep track of your spending. We also offer basic airtime plans for rentals with emergency use in mind only or plans with inclusive minutes for those who know they will be frequently using the sat phone. For more information please contact us or visit our satellite rentals page.
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