An Unflattering Review of the Iridium Go by “A Real World End User”

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SPR Staff: This review is a perfect example of how important it is to buy from a dealer with knowledgable technical support staff as well as testing your equipment in advance and understanding their strengths and limitations. Who knows if his problems were operator error or real limitations with the Iridium Go, but this happens much more often than most …

Iridium Go Review by Sail Magazine

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We’ve never been early adopters when it comes to technology. (We only recently started using electronic charts.) However, we surprised ourselves when we recently purchased the new and comparatively untested Iridium GO! portable satellite Wi-Fi hotspot system. For the past five years of cruising aboardCeilydh, our 40ft catamaran, we’ve used a combination of an SSB, Pactor III modem and Sailmail …

IsatPhone 2 Defect in the Antennas

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PARIS — Mobile satellite services operator Inmarsat is monitoring what appears to be a manufacturing defect in its IsatPhone 2 satellite handsets but has yet to receive customer complaints about it and has not ordered a recall, Inmarsat said Aug. 5. The defect is a hairline crack that appears in the hinge supporting the phone’s antenna, which is deployed from …

Inmarsat Isathub review: When better than nothing is very nearly priceless by Michael Brown, pcworld.com

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Remember those old FedEx commercials? “When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.” There was no talk of how much it would cost to get that package to its destination overnight. If you had to ask, speed obviously wasn’t your first concern. It’s the same idea with Inmarsat’s IsatHub. This battery-powered device can connect you (and several of your colleagues, family, …