Iridium satellite phones & terminals can be used for data connectivity, allowing users to browse the Web, send and receive email, download critical data, transfer files and access corporate networks from virtually anywhere in the world.
is a portable and rugged satellite terminal that provides integration of smartphones, tablets or laptops with the Iridium global satellite network for voice calls, text messaging, and limited data services (via optimized apps).Direct Internet Data:
Direct Internet Data service provides connectivity from a computer, through the Iridium satellite phone, directly to the Internet via dedicated servers at the Iridium gateway. This service utilizes transparent compression, resulting in effective throughput data rates higher than the 2.4 Kbps. The actual throughput will depend on the content being transferred and the protocol used (graphics and images will result in lower throughput).
The Direct Internet 3 software
) makes Internet browsing up to 5.4 times faster than with no acceleration or Internet optimization technology installed.Dial-Up Data:
Dial-Up Data service provides dial-up connectivity from a PC, through your Iridium phone to another computer, a corporate network/LAN or an Internet Service Provider. This service offers a data rate of up to 2.4 Kbps.
Iridium Data Services can be used with a computer using the Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 and Mac OSX.