Iridium Prepaid Plans Worldwide & Regional SIM Cards
No Activation Fees • No Reload Fees • No Service Fees
Iridium global prepaid service works anywhere on earth. Select from standard prepaid Iridium SIM cards. Stay connected everywhere. Iridium is the leading commercial satellite network in the world and the only one that provides voice and data communications across every inch of the planet – including the earth’s oceans, airways and polar regions.
- SIM card can be activated online within 1 year of purchase
- The expiry date of your Iridium SIM card begins when the card is activated or refiled
- Maximum expiry period per account is 3 years
- Calls are decremented in 20 second increments, text are decremented per message
- Calls to check voicemail are considered outgoing calls
- Airtime can be refilled at the then current retail rate of the card you choose, prior to expiry. When you refill, your expiry date is automatically extended and you retain your original Iridium phone number
- You are able to extend for the expiry date by 30 days at a time for a small fee without having to refill airtime
|Iridium Prepaid Plans - Global||Minutes||SMS||Validity||Units||Extends||Rollover||Price|
|Iridium Inactive SIM Card||0||0||0 Days||N/A||N/A||N/A
|Iridium 75 Minutes / 30 Days||50||150||30 Days||4,500||Yes||Yes||$150|
|Iridium 150 Minutes / 60 Days||150
|Iridium 200 Minutes / 6 Months||200||600||6 Months||12,000||Yes||Yes||$500|
|Iridium 300 Minutes / 1 Year||300||900||1 Year||18,000||No||No||$625|
|Iridium 600 Minutes / 1 Year||600||1800||1 Year||36,000||Yes||Yes||$800|
|Iridium 1000 Minutes / 2 Year||1000
|Iridium 3000 Minutes / 2 Years||3000||9000
|Iridium 5000 Minutes / 2 Years||5000||15000||2 Years||300,000||Yes||Yes||$3,850|
|Iridium Prepaid Plans - Regional||Minutes||SMS||Validity||Units||Extends||Rollover||Price|
|Iridium Northern Lights - Canada & Alaska||200
|Iridium MENA - Middle East & North Africa||500||1500
|Iridium Latin America||200||600
|Dimensions||7 x 5 x .1 in|
|Validity||30 Days -> 3 Years|
|Units||50 -> 5000 Units – You will be notified of your balance at the beginning of each voice call.|
|Voice / Data Minutes||38 -> 3850 Minutes|
|Outgoing SMS||100 -> 10,000|
10 Degree elevation = minimum recommended for IsatPhone 2.
The coverage map depicts Inmarsat’s expectations of coverage, but does not represent a guarantee of service. The availability of service at the edge of coverage areas fluctuates depending on various conditions.
|Can Recharge Airtime?||
Yes, at anytime before or within 270 Days of SIM Expiration.
|Compatible Equipment||Iridium Extreme 9575, Iridium 9555, Iridium 9505A, Iridium 9505, Iridium GO, Any Iridium Voice SIM Compatible Device.|
Iridium Africa Prepaid SIM Card Details
Coverage Area: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Juan De Nova Island, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa (including Prince Edwards Island), United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Plus 12 nautical miles into coastal waters.
NOT COVERED: Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Libya, Rwanda, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland & Togo. U.S. government regulations forbid Iridium Satellite and/or its affiliates from offering equipment or providing the Iridium service in Iran, Sudan, or Syria, nor to any entity identified in the “Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons” list maintained by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Due to the small geographical size and/or location of islands included in this list, calls may be interpreted by the system as originating from international waters and calls may be restricted. Therefore, the Africa rate or service availability is not guaranteed for these areas.
Replenishing card will reset the 12 Months and add a 300 Minute Balance. Unused minutes/units rollover to the new period.
- Originating voice calls in Africa & terminating inside OR outside Africa 60 units.
- Originating data calls in Africa & terminating inside Africa 102 units.
- Originating data calls in Africa & terminating outside Africa 150 units
Iridium Northern Lights Canada & Alaska Prepaid SIM Card Details
Coverage Area: The Northern Lights coverage area includes Canada and Alaska plus 12 nautical miles into coastal waters. The Iridium Northern Lights Canada & Alaska Prepaid Satellite Phone SIM Card will not work outside of Alaska and Canada.
- Each Iridium Northern Lights voucher is valid for up to 6 months from time of activation or recharge date.
- The expiration date of your SIM card begins when the card is activated or refilled.
- SIM Card can be recharged with additional airtime prior to expiry by purchasing an additional Iridium Northern Lights voucher.
- Expiry dates are not cumulative and balance will expire 6 months from the date the card is recharged unless another recharge is completed prior to the expiry date.
- Remaining minute balances will continue to carry forward until the balance expires. Any unused airtime minutes are rolled over to the new period.
- Expiration date is automatically extended by 6 months from the refill date and you retain your original Iridium phone number.
|SERVICE TYPE||UNIT RATE|
|INCOMING - Landline||FREE|
|INCOMING - Cellular||FREE|
|INCOMING - SMS / Text||FREE|
|OUTGOING - Landline||1.5 Units|
|OUTGOING - IsatPhone||1.5 Units|
|OUTGOING - SMS / Text||0.6 Units / message|
|OUTGOING - Tracking SMS||0.04 Units / message|
|OUTGOING - Other Inmarsat||2.9 Units|
|OUTGOING - Thuraya||5.8 Units|
|OUTGOING - Other Satellite Networks||8.0 Units|
Calculate minutes for the units you purchased on the chart below. Find the service that you are connecting to on the left and divide the total units from the conversion rate to the right and that will show you your total minutes.
*Chart Based On A 100 Unit SIM Card
|SERVICE TYPE||CONVERSION RATE||TIME|
|PSTN Fixed (Landline & US Cellular)||1.3 Units||77 Minutes|
|Other Cellular||1.3 Units||77 Minutes|
|BGAN / FBB / SBB||1.3 Units||77 Minutes|
|LandPhone / IsatPhone / FleetPhone||1.3 Units||77 Minutes|
|SMS Outgoing||0.5 Units||200 Minutes|
|Inmarsat B||3.4 Units||29 Minutes|
|Inmarsat M v/f/d||2.9 Units||34 Minutes|
|Inmarsat Mini-M v/f/d||2.5 Units||40 Minutes|
|Inmarsat GAN / Fleet / Swift||2.5 Units||40 Minutes|
|Inmarsat AERO||4.9 Units||20 Minutes|
|Iridium Voice||11 Units||9 Minutes|
|Globalstar Voice||8 Units||12 Minutes|
|Thuraya Voice||5 Units||20 Minutes|
|Other MSS Carriers||6.9 Units||14 Minutes|
Iridium Prepaid Terms of Service