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Internet of Things

Iridium Edge SBD

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£399.82 ex VAT

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Edge Specifications

Overview
  • Hardware-Ready Device for simple, low risk integration
  • Low-Cost Device for affordable customer adoption
  • Satellite Add-On for truly global coverage
  • Ready-To-Install for quick time-to-market
  • Robust Power Supply for industrial installations
  • Certified in key geographic markets
  • 180° Line of Sightfor compromised, partially blocked locations
  • Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD) modem for Iridium’s superior network advantages
Network
  • Message Size: 270 bytes (Receive), 340 bytes (Transmit)
  • Frequency: 1616 – 1626.5 MHz
Mechanical
  • Dimensions: 130 mm (L) x 80 mm (W) x 30 mm (H)
  • Ingress Protection: IP 67
  • Side and bottom cable exits for flush mounted unit
Environmental
  • Operating temperature range: -40C to 85C
  • Storage temperature range: -40C to 85C
Interfaces
  • RS232 AT command interface
  • On/Off control lines
Power
  • Power Supply ( 9-32V), SAE J1455 Load dump protected
  • Reverse Polarity Protection
  • Maximum Power: 1.6W  (peak for short transmit burst)
  • Low Power Modes: < 100uA

Push To Talk Specifications

Overview
  • Seamless Communications:
    Over the horizon push to talk capability
  • Global: Works pole-to-pole where you need it
  • Mobile: Fully integrated for on-the-move, handheld use
  • Fast: Call set-up and inter-call performance in-line with traditional solutions
  • Simple: Automatic programming and registration with easy-to-use menu navigation
  • Adaptable: Use on-foot, in-vehicle, or in-building with available accessories
  • Secure: Push-to-Talk communications are kept private with AES 256 encryption
Dimensions
  • 140 mm (L) x 60 mm (W) x 27 mm (D)
  • 247 g with battery
Battery Life
  • Battery Standby Time Up to 54 hours (phone mode), up to 16.5 hours (PTT mode)
  • Battery Talk Time Up to 6.5 hours (phone mode), up to 5 hours (PTT mode)
Messaging Capabilities
  • SMS
  • Configurable SOS
  • Twitter Updates
  • Location Sharing
Operating Temperature
  • -10 °C to +55 °C

Iridium Edge Plans

  Standard 0 Bytes 12,000 Bytes 30,000 Bytes
Monthly Fee* US$20 US$25 US$47
Inclusive Bytes Per Month (no roll over) 0 12,000 30,000
Out of Bundle Price per 1000 Bytes (MT & MO) US $1.19 US$1.45 US$1.30
Activation Fee US$50
Minimum Term 12 Months 6 Months 3 Months
Contract Termination Notice 1 Month
Minimum Billable Message (MT & MO) US$0.05

Mailbox check:
-A mobile originated message with zero user bytes of data: US$0.016 Per mailbox check if a mobile terminated message is NOT queued at the gateway
-A mobile originated message with zero user bytes of data US$0.00 Per mailbox check if a mobile terminated message IS queued at the gateway

Mapping Option Monthly Fee BASIC MAPPING - Suitable for one device. Geo-fencing is not included. US$22.54
ADVANCED MAPPING - Suitable for more than one device. Includes Geo-Fencing. US$35

*US$5 per month discount for Direct Debit payment included

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Iridium Push To Talk Plans

Push To Talk Plans have two parts:

1 – Group Zone Plan:
This is the area(s) for using the handsets in.
The handsets will only work for push to talk whilst in these predefined areas.
These zones can be split into up to 10 different regions, their combined total area is limited by the zone type you choose.
The zones can be anywhere in the world, but if any zone it partially or wholly within the Middle East Region (as defined by Iridium) the Middle East Plan would need to be used.

2 – Handset Charges:
This is per handset to be used in any zone plan. For one fee the handset can be a member of up to 15 zones.
Each Push To Talk handset will be only be charged one monthly fee

Standard Plan (excluding the middle east)

Push To Talk Group Zone Plans : Standard Plan (excluding the middle east)
   Monthly Fee per Zone   Zone Area
Zone Type Unlimited Minutes Area (sq km) Diameter (km)
Medium $0 300,000 620
Large $487 750,000 980
Extra Large $1137 1,500,000 1380
Super $2600 2,250,000 1780
Per Handset Push To Talk Access Charges
Plan Type Minimum Term Monthly Charge Inclusive PTT Minutes Landline/Mobile Calls
Standard (Excluding Middle East) 12 Months $72 Unlimited N / A
Optional: Per Handset Standard Call Access Charges
Plan Type Minimum Term Monthly Charge Inclusive Minutes Landline/Mobile Calls per minute
North America 12 Months $0 0 $1.08
Standard (Excluding Middle East) 12 Months $18 0 $1.08

More details for the telephone service can be found below

  • Minimum requirements for Iridium Push To Talk service is at least 1 talk group of two handsets.
  • The maximum talk groups a handset can have assigned is 15.
  • The talk group size is related to the total area covered by it. The talk groups coverage may be split in up to 10 different regions.

The included “monthly usage allowance (minutes)” only includes usage of the PTT talk group service.Activating a handset on Push To Talk will only provide them service in Push To Talk and not in the standard Iridium Voice or Data service. It’s free to add talk groups to a handset.
Plan pricing in U.S. Dollars and excludes VAT

PTT Telephony North America Region

Iridium Push To Talk Standard Call Access North America Region is defined as:

Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Bahamas, Belize , Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia (Republic of), Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador (Republic of), Guatemala (Republic of), Guadeloupe, Haiti (Republic of), Honduras (Republic of), Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama (Republic of), Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Pierre and Miquelon, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States, US Virgin Islands including the coastal waters up to 12 miles offshore of the listed countries. It also includes International Waters: Baffin Bay SW, Baffin Bay NW, Bering Strait, Bering Sea, Aleutian Trench, North Pacific Current, Emperor Seamount Chain, Washington State Coast, Pacific North, Leif Erikson Sea, Oregon Basin, North Eastern Shore, San Francisco Basin, California Coast, Eastern Shore, North Eastern Pacific, South Eastern Shore, Los Angeles Coast, North East Gulf of Mexico, South East Gulf of Mexico, Florida Strait, Great Bahama Bank, Caribbean Sea, Turk Islands Passage, Windward Passage, Gulf of Panama, Labrador Sea SW, Davis Strait NW, Gulf of Alaska.

Middle East Plan

Push To Talk Group Zone Plans : Middle East
  Monthly Usage Allowance (Minutes) Overage $ / Min   Zone Area
Zone Type 600 6000 Unlimited Area (sq km) Diameter (km)
Small $160 $440 $520 $0.38 100,000 360
Medium NA $880 $1000 $0.58 300,000 620
Large NA $2160 $2400 $1.44 750,000 980
Extra Large NA NA $5600 NA 1,500,000 1380
Super NA NA $12800 NA 2,250,000 1780
Per Handset Push To Talk Access Charges
Plan Type Minimum Term Monthly Charge Inclusive PTT Minutes Landline/Mobile Calls
Middle Eastern 12 Months $120 Zone/Usage Dependent N / A
Optional: Per Handset Standard Call Access Charges
Plan Type Minimum Term Monthly Charge Inclusive Minutes Landline/Mobile Calls per minute
Middle Eastern 12 Months $51 0 $1.08

More details for the telephone service can be found below

  • Minimum requirements for Iridium Push To Talk service is at least 1 talk group of two handsets.
  • The maximum talk groups a handset can have assigned is 15.
  • The talk group size is related to the total area covered by it. The talk groups coverage may be split in up to 10 different regions.

The included “monthly usage allowance (minutes)” only includes usage of the PTT talk group service.Activating a handset on Push To Talk will only provide them service in Push To Talk and not in the standard Iridium Voice or Data service. It’s free to add talk groups to a handset.
Plan pricing in U.S. Dollars and excludes VAT

Iridium Push To Talk Middle East

Iridium Push To Talk Middle East Area is defined as:

Afghanistan, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Pakistan, Yemen, Gaza Strip, Israel, West Bank, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Turkey.
Push To Talk Standard Call SIM Card Plans
North America PTT Standard Call Plan Global PTT Standard Call Plan Middle East PTT Standard Call Plan
Line Rental per month* US$ 0.00 US$ 18 US$ 51
Minimum Term 12 Months
Inclusive Minutes per month 0
Standard Landline/Mobile Calls per minute US$1.08
SMS cost per message US$0.45
Activation Charge US$50
Calls to other Iridium phones ($/min) $0.65
Calls to other satellite systems ($/min) $9.00
Calls to voicemail $1.08
Voicemail subscription Included
Itemised billing charge Itemised billing charge Included
*US$5 per month discount for Direct Debit payment included
We quote all our monthly airtime plans in US Dollars because this is the currency that Iridium, Inmarsat and Thuraya work in.
If you sign up for a monthly plan with a direct debit you will receive your invoice in GB Pounds Sterling converted from US Dollars using a competitive exchange rate at the time of billing.
Monthly plans have a minimum term, the first month's service charge is pro rata, the last month's is not and is payable in full.

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