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5th August 2015

Iridium 9505A Satellite Phone "End of Life" Advisory

Satcom Global would like to advise customers that Iridium has announced the "end of life" of its military secure 9505A satellite handset, a device popular with government and military personnel.

Although the handset is no longer available to purchase, Iridium and Satcom Global are continuing to support the legacy of the product by continuing the supply of accessories and spare parts, as well as repair services.

For those working in military and government channels looking to purchase a new rugged and reliable global satellite phone that is both secure and can withstand the elements, we would suggest the Iridium 9555 and Iridium Extreme 9575.

The Iridium 9555 and Iridium Extreme 9575 are durable satellite phones renowned for providing a quality, reliable service covering the full globe. Both handsets are available in GSA Trade Compliant versions and are available with a Satcom Global GSA contract.  Use these lightweight, easy to use devices to text, call and access lightweight data applications such as short message emailing with ease, whilst being sure of a secure connection.

For more information on the capabilities of the Iridium 9555 or Iridium Extreme 9575 handsets please download the product sheets from our Resources library. Or to discuss your satellite communications needs further, please contact your local sales office, who will be happy to assist you.

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