Iridium Satellite Phone Rental
Hi. My name is John Whitley and I’m the founder of RentASatPhone.com.au, Australia’s number one satellite communications Rental store
A satellite phone is necessary for 4 wheel drive clubs, for miners, for sailors, for geologists, for those in expeditions, and for anyone who will be in a remote area that is not covered by mobile phone. One of the leaders in satellite phones is Iridium by Motorola. You can buy an Iridium satellite phone, but if you are only using the phone for a short while, you should consider Iridium Satellite phone rental. The greatest advantage of Iridium Satellite phone rental over buying a new phone is cost benefits. A good Iridium satellite phone goes for more than $2000. Renting is convenient since you do not need to shop for the phone and to bother with setting it up – the rental company does everything for you. When renting an Iridium satellite phone, you should be guided by your specific needs. This is because there are different models of the phone and they are different in terms of their range, their features, and their cost.
The longer you rent the phone, the less you will pay. You should therefore avoid daily rentals and go for weekly rental if you will be using the phone for more than 7 days. The same applies for monthly rental. There are many companies offering the service and you should therefore do thorough research on the one with the best rates. Iridium Satellite phone rental can be done online or offline. With online application, you will need to identify yourself and to fill out a form. You can send the form as a fax or as an email. You will then need to pay the applicable fees. After your application has been processed, you will get the phone via courier and you will return it via courier after you are done. Applying in a brick and mortar store is similar, but you can pick the phone from the business premises. Online application is more cost effective, anonymous and convenient.
Go for well-established rental companies to avoid being conned. Do thorough research on different companies to get the one with the best overall package. The intense competition has led to discounts and special offers and you should take advantage of this.. For Iridium 9555, you will pay about $147 per week, for Iridium 9505a, you will pay about $147 per week, for,. After Iridium satellite phone rental, you get to decide on the plan. You can go for prepaid minutes bundle or post-paid minutes. For prepaid minutes, the minimum is 25 minutes and the maximum is 2000 minutes.. You can take an unlimited airtime option which costs about $80 per day. However, this is only applicable in the United States and Canada. With this service, SMS are not unlimited.
You may also rent out Iridium accessories if you have a phone. You can rent out Iridium SIM cards, spare batteries, fixed mast antenna, docking station, and solar charger.
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Visit www.RentASatPhone.com.au or call us on 1300 851 591.