Iridium Satellite Phone Monthly Plans

 Explorer PlanTraveller PlanExecutive PlanCorporate Plan
Line Rental per month*US$57US$121US$241US$561
Minimum Term3 Months3 Months3 Months3 Months
Inclusive Calls** per month10 Minutes65 Minutes200 Minutes550 Minutes
Additional Calls** per minuteUS$1.08US$1.08US$1.08US$0.99
SMS cost per messageUS$0.45US$0.45US$0.45US$0.45
Activation ChargeUS$50US$50US$50US$50

Iridium Plan Extras

 Extra Monthly CostCompatible PlansAdditional Charges 
Unlimited Iridium to Iridium CallingUS$ 30All 4 Iridium Monthly Plans
Local UK Phone NumberUS$ 15All 4 Iridium Monthly Plans
All 3 GO! Monthly Plans
Incoming Calls US$ 2 per Minute
Local US Phone NumberUS$ 10All 4 Iridium Monthly Plans
All 3 GO! Monthly Plans
Incoming Calls US$ 2 per Minute

*US$5 per month discount for Direct Debit payment included
**Inclusive minutes are valid for calls to any landlines, mobiles, or calls to other Iridium handsets. Minutes do not roll over to the next month, calls to other destinations are not inclusive and will be at different rates, please see plans for details.

Plan pricing in U.S. Dollars and excludes VAT

Account facilities strictly subject to status

Additional Call Cost for Explorer, Traveller, Executive and Corporate Plans

ExplorerTravellerExecutiveCorporate
Calls to other Iridium phones ($/min)$0.65$0.60$0.60$0.60
Calls to other satellite systems ($/min)$9.00$9.00$9.00$9.00
Calls to voicemail$1.08$1.08$1.08$0.99
Voicemail subscriptionIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Itemised billing charge Itemised billing chargeIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded

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.

We quote all our monthly airtime plans in US Dollars (excluding VAT) 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 the prevailing 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.

Global Plans :

NamePriceBuyTopup Recharge Link
Global - 75 mins with 30 days validityWebsite Price:
£129.93 ex VAT

£155.92 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

Global - 75 mins with 90 days validityWebsite Price:
£221.50 ex VAT

£265.80 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

Global - 200 mins with 180 days validityWebsite Price:
£451.02 ex VAT

£541.22 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

Global - 600 mins with 360 days validityWebsite Price:
£715.91 ex VAT

£859.09 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

Global - 3000 Mins & 720 days validityWebsite Price:
£2,393.14 ex VAT

£2,871.77 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

Global - 5000 Mins & 720 days validityWebsite Price:
£3,355.77 ex VAT

£4,026.92 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

Validity on Global Minutes cannot be extended beyond 3 years

Promotional Airtime (Non-Renewable) :

NamePriceBuyTopup Recharge Link
Middle East (Partial) and North Africa Airtime 500 minutes (expires after 365 days, NON-RENEWABLE)Website Price:
£356.67 ex VAT

£428.00 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Non Renewable
For New SIMs Only

Global - Promotional 300 minutes (expire after 365 days) non-renewableWebsite Price:
£513.29 ex VAT

£615.95 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Non Renewable
For New SIMs Only

Location Restricted – Regional Tariffs :

NamePriceBuyTopup Recharge Link
Latin American 200 mins (expires after 180 days)Website Price:
£202.84 ex VAT

£243.41 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

Northern Lights 200 mins (expires after 180 days)Website Price:
£238.64 ex VAT

£286.37 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

African Airtime 300 minutes (expires after 365 days)Website Price:
£264.20 ex VAT

£317.04 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

*These tariffs only work within their respective regions *Airtime balance cannot be swapped between Global and different Regional tariffs *Validity on Regional tariffs is not cumulative, validity of all remaining minutes will be extended until the expiry date of the topup
NamePriceBuyTopup Recharge Link
GO! 200 Voice mins or Double Data with 180 days validityWebsite Price:
£444.58 ex VAT

£533.50 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

GO! 500 Voice mins or Double Data with 360 days validityWebsite Price:
£700.57 ex VAT

£840.68 inc VAT

This will also add the following products to your cart:

  • Iridium Prepaid Plan SIM Card

Topup/Recharge

These plans offer special discounts for dial up data calls from Iridium GO! terminals, however they can still be used in other Iridium equipment but without the special rate for data calls.
See below for other Prepaid Iridium Plans can also be used in a GO Terminal however they do not receive any discounted rate for dial up data use.

*Discounted double data rate is only available when using the SIM in an Iridium GO Terminal

Iridium Standard Prepaid Plan

Prepaid Plan TypeGlobalRegionalPromotionalPromotional & Regional
ServiceStandard Global CostLatin AmericaAfrican PrepaidNorthern LightsPromotional 300 minutesMiddle East & North Africa (MENA)
UnitsVariable12000720048001800030000
ValidityVariable180 Days365 Days180 Days365 Days365 Days
RechargableYesYesYesYesNoNo
Cumulative Validity **YesNoNoNoN/AN/A
Calls to landlines and mobiles in North America per min60 units60 units24 units 24 units60 units60 units
Calls to landlines and mobiles outside of North America per min 60 units60 units 24 units 48 units 60 units60 units
Calls to Iridium per min per min30 units30 units18 units18 units 30 units48 units
Standard Iridium Data per min60 units30 units48 units36 units 60 units102 units
Calls to other satellite networks per min540 units810 units324 units324 units 540 units906 units
Voicemail per min30 units30 units18 units18 units 30 units48 units
SMS per message6 units30 units12 units12 units 6 units30 units

**Cumulative validity means that recharging the SIM will add the purchased minutes and extend the existing expiration by the additional validity period up to a maximum of 24 months.
**Non-cumulative means that recharging the SIM will add the purchased minutes, but the validity will be extended from the date of topup (and not the existing expiration date).

Prepaid PlanLatin AmericaAfricaNorthern LightsMENA
Restricted AreaMexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Islands of the Caribbean and South America (up to 12 nautical miles *) Continental Africa (up to 12 nautical miles*) Canada and Alaska (up to 12 nautical miles*) 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, GuineaBissau, 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 (up to 12 nautical miles*)

Discounted Double Data rate only applicable when using the SIM card in a GO Terminal calling the access number detailed below.Iridium GO Plans

Iridium GO Prepaid Call Rates

GO! Data Calls (via Access Number 88160000330) from a GO! terminal per min30 units
Calls to landlines and mobiles per min60 units
Calls to other Iridium phones per mimn30 units
Calls to Other Satellite System per min540 units
Voicemail per min30 units
SMS per message10 units
Discounted Double Data rate only applicable when using the SIM card in a GO Terminal calling the access number detailed above.

Supports Voice, Data and two way SMS
Call forwarding is available to voice mail only
Maximum applicable validity/expiry of 24 months