Thuraya SatSleeve supports the diverse communications needs of iPhone users. Ensuring connectivity through phone calls and SMS via satellite mode, Thuraya SatSleeve brings satellite communications to the iPhone. Simply dock the iPhone into the SatSleeve to access satellite connectivity. Available in 12 languages, the SatSleeve App allows users to easily integrate iPhone address books for satellite calls and text messages. An additional feature is that SatSleeve acts as a backup battery for the iPhone. The SatSleeve App is available as a free download from the Apple App Store.
(As published in the November 2013 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com)