satellite phone is a device that helps you communicate where other systems such as cellular or terrestrial networks cannot. It resembles a cell phone in form and function, with some differences of course. Its main advantage is based on using constellations of satellites to connect, unlike cellular equipment that uses terrestrial radio bases, that is why when you travel to many places you do not find coverage.

The Coverage

The main mechanism used by satellite phones is that they do not use mobile phone networks, but obtain their coverage through satellites connecting mainly to four networks: Iridium -which has 66 satellites, Thuraya, which belongs to a specific company, which has launched the phone, Inmarsat with 11 satellites and Globalstar -with 44 satellites.

Who is the Satellite Mobile For?

If you are an inveterate adventurer and you love traveling to all parts of the world, you can rest assured that your connection will be guaranteed. Best of all, the Thuraya X5-Touch model is a smartphone with all the characteristics you would need for guaranteed maximum coverage. You will be able to connect to the Internet, enjoy its applications to the fullest, and call by phone from anywhere in the world. No matter where you are, you will have fully guaranteed coverage.


Satellite phones are mysterious devices for most people. As a result, its functionalities are sometimes confused with those allowed by smartphones. There are crucial differences between the two. In fact, satellite phones are more complex devices, designed for specific use in unusual conditions.

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