Those of you who spend a lot of time in the outdoors know that your mobile phone signal is not going to be great everywhere. With a decent satellite communicator, you will have an easier timer staying connected off the grid. Here are 8 iPhone compatible satellite communicators you don’t want to miss:
Turn your iPhone into a satellite communicator
ZOLEO Satellite Communicator: a two-way SMS text messenger, e-mail, and SOS device for iOS and Android devices. This Iridium connected device lets you check in with your contacts. It also provides you with detailed weather information anywhere.
Thuraya Satsleeve+: lets you make calls and send text messages in satellite mode. You can connect your phone via WiFi in satellite mode to stay connected. It can hold any smartphone from 58 to 85mm in width.
BlueCosmo Iridium GO: an Iridium iPhone hotspot for voice, messaging, and GPS tracking. It ships with a SIM card with Iridium prepaid plans. It has a military-grade rugged construction.
Garmin GPSMAP 66i: a GPS and satellite communicator with app connectivity. It comes pre-loaded with Garmin Topo maps. It is compatible with the Garmin Explore app, so you can easily manage your waypoints, routes, and activities. It also lets you trigger an interactive SOS and send messages over the Iridium satellite network.
Bivystick: turns your iPhone into a satellite communicator. Lets you send and receive text messages, track your path, and send SOS messages to your contacts. It comes with a 45000 trails and routes to help you find your way.
Thuraya WE Satellite & LTE Hotspot: a dual mode Satellite & LTE hotspot that lets you stay in touch with your family no matter where you are. You get to switch between satellite and GSM modes with the click of a button. You can connect up to 10 smart devices.
Somewear Satellite Hotspot: another two-way satellite communicator for iPhone that lets you chat to your contacts and include your location with your messages. It is waterproof, shockproof, and works in harsh conditions (-4F to 140F).
hiSky Smartellite: lets you take satellite calls on your smartphone. This Ka-Band satellite terminal automatically locates a satellite to connect your smartphone via Bluetooth or WiFi. You will be able to easily monitor satellite position and connectivity status conveniently.
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