Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone

(19 customer reviews)

Our Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone is a great choice for use anywhere on earth except the polar regions. Buy now, Pay Later – with Klarna. See checkout for details.


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Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone

Our Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone is a great choice for sending text messages and making voice calls from anywhere on earth except at or near the polar regions.

As is the case with most good satellite phones these days, the Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone is able to send automated position reports delivered to your email inbox.

An SOS assistance button on the Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone can also be programmed to initiate contact with the rescue agency of your choice in an emergency.

The Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone comes with a ruggedness rating of IP65 meaning it is dustproof and has great water resistance in that it can withstand jets of water.

A distinguishing feature of the Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 SatPhone is its industry-leading battery life providing for 160 hours of standby time, or 8 hours of continuous talk time.

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4 reviews with a 4-star rating

  1. Emergency phone

    Frank Höppener (verified owner)

    I travel a lot in remote places like the Kalahari and Namibia. Sometimes I travel alone. Then it is nice to have a phone which works everywhere. Just in case… Then you have as well your gps coordinates at hand. And it’s always nice to call a friend with the sound of a lion roar in the background 😉
    The Inmarsat 2 does just that. It looks a bit big, but in the bush that’s not a problem at all. Nice feature: all connections are covered against dust and water.
    But I still have not explored all the possibilities yet.
    A positive surprise is the level of customer service of Ashburycom. I had some connection problems, but Charles and his colleagues responded immediately. (Think about thát when you buy a new iPhone or Samsung 😉

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    • Daniel Purcaru (verified owner)

      Hi Frank,
      Not sure if this is the right way to contact you for this but your review is all I’ve got… I just returned from a camping trip to Chobe and Moremi in Botswana and all I can think of is to go back. Namibia is also on my list. I would love to go back with a smaller group as there is more freedom but I wouldn’t dare travelling alone. If you would like to have a companion on your next trip please let me know. It’s quite difficult to find someone to join you on a trip like that and you seem to be the perfect partner as you have lots of experience.
      Many thanks, Dan.

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  2. Excellent coverage

    Frederique Morisod

    Simple to use, very clear user friendly options. We have used it successfully sailing from Egypt to the Maldives and throughout the Maldives, with excellent network coverage throughout the journeys. Comes with a variety of different charging accessories which is invaluable when visiting multiple destinations.

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  3. good service.

    dino tartagli

    Very good service, thank you! Dino.

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  4. One person found this helpful

    Good in rainforest

    Tom Prescott

    I have had a Motorola 9505a since 2002 but recently decided to change to Inmarsat and go with the isatphone 2. I use satellite phones in the rain forests of Papua New Guinea and for me the crucial factor is just getting a usable level of connectivity to the network. After extensive research which included reading part of someone’s PhD on the construction of the networks I have worked out that for a tropical rainforest user, Inmarsat is likely to be the best solution as the geostationary satelites are directly up which gives you a better chance at getting a signal through a clearing in the forest canopy relative to Iridium where the satellites can fly quite low on the horizon.

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Inmarsat iSatPhone2 Key Features

  • Incoming Calls with Antenna Stowed Away
  • High Visibility Display – Readable in Bright Sunlight
  • Tracking Button with Automated Tracking Features
  • Programmable Assistance (Help/SOS) Button
  • Highly Rugged IP65-Rating (Water-Jet Proof)
  • Ultra Long Battery Life – 8 Hours Talk, 160 Hours Standby
  • Global Coverage (Excluding Polar Regions)
  • High Quality Voice Calls
  • Short Message eMail i.e. SMS to Email
  • Bluetooth Support for use with Bluetooth Headsets
  • Free Web to iSatPhone2 Messaging from Ashbury
  • Easy pre-paid top-up in Ashbury web shop
  • Standard 1 year manufacturer’s warranty

Inmarsat iSatPhone2 Coverage Map

Inmarsat iSatPhone Coverage Map 2017 - Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone

This map depicts the coverage of the Inmarsat’s geo-stationary satellites, as situated on the equator around the world, covering the whole world except the polar regions.

Inmarsat iSatPhone2 Airtime Options

Should you prefer prepaid you will see we sell discounted prepaid airtime vouchers with the Inmarsat iSatPhone2 satellite phone in our shop. For more details on our Inmarsat iSatPhone2 prepaid services and call rates, see the Inmarsat iSatPhone prepaid vouchers further below.

We also offer easy online pay-monthly subscriptions for Inmarsat iSatPhone2 that you can buy with your Inmarsat iSatPhone2 satellite phone should you wish, just add them both to cart and proceed to checkout then we will bill your card for your subscription on a monthly basis.

Inmarsat iSatPhone2 Applications

Recommended for:

  • Voice calls and SMS-to-email right around the globe except the polar regions.
  • Automated user-programmable position reporting via dedicated tracking button.

Not recommended for:

  • Downloading emails and surfing the net.

Inmarsat iSatPhone2 Box Contents

  • Unlocked iSatPhone2
  • SIM Card
  • Holster
  • Battery
  • Mains Charger
  • Vehicle Charger
  • USB Memory Drive
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Wired Headset
  • Wrist Strap

iSatPhone 2 Video

How to Use iSatPhone 2