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SPOT Global Phone

SPOT Global Phone

Powered by 100% satellite technology, the SPOT Global Phone allows you to make a call where your adventures take you.

The SPOT Global Phone allows you to communicate with family, friends, work and emergency services from virtually anywhere in the world. SPOT Global Phone is the ultimate easy to use, lightweight handheld satellite phone, boasting superior voice quality and the fastest data speeds in mobile satellite industry today.

  • 9-1-1 Emergency Response
  • 10-digit local phone number
  • Receive 35-character text messages
  • Free long distance to US & Canada
  • Check your voicemail
  • Check & respond to email (data kit required)


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SPOT Global Phone Features

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  • > Affordable airtime plans - airtime as low as 25¢ a min
  • > 24/7/365 9-1-1 Emergency Response
  • > 10-digit Canadian based phone number
  • > Free long distance to US & Canada
  • > No roaming fees in Home Service Area
  • > Compact and lightweight design
  • > Backlit color display optimized for outdoor daytime viewing
  • > Lighted keypad for easy of use at night
  • > Long-life Lithium-ion battery providing 4 hours of talk time, 36 hours standby
  • > Fast satellite data speeds at 9.6 kpbs (optional data kit required)

SPOT Global Phone Specs

  5.3" (13.5 cm)
  2.2" (5.6 cm)
  1.5" (3.8 cm)
  7.1 oz (201g)
Operating Temp:
  -20°C to 55°C
(-4 to 140°F)
Storage Temperature:
  -40 to 85°C
(-40 to 185°F)

  Lithium-ion 3.7V, 2600 mAH
standby Time:
up to 36 hours
talk Time:
4 hours

Backlit color display
4-line, 12-character LCD
Volume, signal and battery indicators

Calling Features
Any Key Answer
Easy voicemail access
Standard International Dialiing ("+" prefix)
User configurable ringtone(8)

99 entry internal address book
call history - received, missed & dialed calls

Usage Control Features
user-configurable call timers
"Minute alert" to manage costs
Keypad lock and security lock code

Data Network
Send emails, surf Internet, transfer files easily and quickly
USB data cable (port speed up to 38,400bps) (sold separately)
Express Data provides up to 28kbps throughput (Uncompressed speed 9600bps)(additional fees may apply)

Important Tips
  • > Make sure your SPOT Global phone has a clear view of the sky. It is not reliable indoors, in a cave or in very dense woods
  • > For best reception, the phone antenna must be rotated and fully extended toward the sky
  • > Check the battery strength and signal strength on LCD screen before making a call

Go beyond the call with voice and data services

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9-1-1 Emergency Response

In the event of a life threatening or other critical emergency, simply dial 9-1-1. The call is routed directly to GEOS International Emergency Response Center. GEOS notifies the appropriate emergency responders to your situation. Responders may include local police, highway patrol, the Coast Guard, your country's embassy or consulate, other emergency response centers, or search and rescue teams. Click here to learn more about the 911 Emergency Response feature of your SPOT Global Phone.
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Don't miss an important connection when you are unavailable, access your voicemail when you're off the grid.
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Use the optional data kit to connect your SPOT Global Phone to your computer to check and respond to emails when you're off the grid.
Click here
to learn how to set up a data connection for your SPOT Global Phone.
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Text Messages

Your SPOT Global Phone can receive 35-character text messages from friends and family back home. Learn more about sending a text message to a SPOT Global Phone

Get more from your SPOT Global Phone with these accessories

dataKit Data Kit
Connects your SPOT Global Phone to a USB port on your computer for access to the Internet, email or data networks

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dataKit Backup Lithium-Ion Battery
Stay connected even longer by carrying an extra SPOT Global Phone battery

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dataKit Phone Case with Clip
Keep your SPOT Global Phone protected from the elements with the durable and lightweight nylon case. Travel and work freely while keeping the phone close and secure at all times.

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vehicle Kit Hands-Free Vehicle Kit
Make driving or boating safer by turning your SPOT Global Phone into a hands-free device

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