Iridium Prepaid Airtime Changes

Iridium-SunsetIridium have announced changes to some of their regional prepaid airtime vouchers which will come into effect from 15 February 2017.

What's changing about Iridium airtime?

Iridium Southern Cross (Australia & New Zealand) - Voucher discontinued

This regional voucher will be discontinued - last date for activation is 14th February 2017.

Iridium MENA (Middle East/Africa) Voucher - Changes to usage outside MENA region

As of 15 Feburary 2017 this voucher will no longer allow usage outside the MENA region defined by Iridium. From this date you will only be able to use a SIM loaded with this voucher in the following countries listed below. If you activate before this date you will still be able to make calls outside the MENA region for the lifespan of the voucher.
Africa Voucher Coverage:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Juan De Nova Island, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa (inc. Price Edwards Island),United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, plus 12 nautical miles into coastal waters

Middle East & Africa Voucher Coverage:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Jordan, Juan De Nova Island, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa (inc. Price Edwards Island), Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, plus 12 nautical miles into coastal waters

Please note this voucher is also marketed by GTC as a Global Voucher with 200 mins/1 year validity - this will not be offered for sale from 14 February 2017.

Iridium Northern Lights Voucher - Price Increase

Exact price increases and time schedules are yet to be announced. For safety order as soon as possible to avoid potential increases.

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