Global Satellite USA Launches New Satellite Telephone

press release
Sunday, September 11, 2011

Global Satellite USA is pleased to announce the launch of Iridium’s smallest handheld satellite phone, the Iridium Extreme.

The Iridium Extreme is the most compact handset to date and has a compact physical footprint for streamlined portability.   It has greater durability with its water, shock, and dust resistant features and has an intuitive user interface, making it easy to use. Commenting on the new Iridium Extreme, Martin Fierstone, President of Global Satellite USA, says, “This is the first handheld satellite phone to have GPS tracking integrated.  I believe that tracking is becoming an industry standard when it comes to global mobile communication.  Companies are looking to improve their efficiency and reduce their overheads and by tracking personnel and assets, has to be an important part of that strategy”.

It may be the smallest satellite phone, but Iridium Extreme is big on tough and is built to take a beating. It is ruggedly engineered to support the toughest, highest usage customers of satellite phone communications in the harshest conditions, everywhere. The Toughest Phone Ever No other satellite phone in the world has more guts or grit than Iridium Extreme. The first satellite phone with military-grade (MIL-STD 810F) durability.


The first satellite phone with an Ingress Protection (IP) rating of IP65 Built dust proof, shock resistant and jet-water resistant Includes a speakerphone and wind-resistant microphone A diamond tread, tapered grip gives it the best in-hand ergonomics of any satellite phone on the market Through certified online portals, such Global Satellite Engineering’s Gsattrack.com, Iridium Extreme offers an open development platform for custom location-based solutions providing real time tracking to help increase business efficiencies, improve military and emergency response, track critical assets or simply keep family and friends up to date. Access users through on-demand tracking Monitor employees en route through position updates and geo-fencing Use scheduled check-ins to instruct daily missions Let family and friends track your location online through social network updates Ensure safety of remote personnel Disable tracking on demand for stealth operations Iridium Extreme even allows you to send an SMS text message with your exact location co-ordinates to anyone viewable on an online map, from anywhere on the planet.
The Iridium Extreme is available via our new website at www.globalsatellite.us.  Any technical questions, please email us at sales@globalsatellite.us or call us at +1 954 522 6260.

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