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satellite phone

A telephone that transmits and receives from satellites that provide coverage around the world. Iridium was the first satellite phone company. See Iridium and Globalstar.
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has been separating themselves within the satellite communication industry, and setting trends since their beginning, with their Repair Department as one of the epicenters of its assistance in its involvement, and evolution in the satellite communication industry through the study of trending product manufacturing, engineering recommendations, and general repairing of satellite phones.
Brent Bruun, KVH executive vice president for mobile broadband said, "The demand for satellite phone service and broadband connectivity at sea continues to grow, and KVH offers the most complete line of solutions.
This allows Thuraya to strengthen its satellite phone portfolio with the new flagship product, Thuraya XT-PRO, for the professional user, and the Thuraya XT-LITE for the casual user," added Halawi.
Samer Halawi, Chief Executive Officer of Thuraya remarked: "The launch of the Thuraya XT-PRO reaffirms our leadership position in the mobile satellite phone sector.
In an emergency situation, a direct call via satellite phone is immediate and clear, and you can be surer that someone is aware of your situation.
It takes about 2 minutes after selecting the satellite phone mode for the phone to find the satellite, lock on, and be ready to make a call.
This is the first satellite phone to be built for the Inmarsat network from the ground-up, responding to customer needs, for use in harsh environments," he added.
IsatPhone Pro raises the game in the satellite phone market," said Helen Stalker, Commercial Director of Global Satellite Phone Services at Inmarsat.
Designed with the most advanced features to ensure resilience, Thuraya XT is the only satellite phone complying with world telecom IP54/IK03 standards by which it is splash water resistant, dust and shock proof," it said.
Designed with advanced features to ensure resilience, Thuraya XT is the only satellite phone complying with world telecom IP54/IK03 standards by which it is splash water resistant, dustproof and shockproof.
Mr Evans said: "I had to use a satellite phone link to keep Mr Haig informed about the negotiations and to agree the final offer.
In an experiment via the INMARSAT satellite communication service, OKI used the RS-M to encode video taken with a small digital camcorder in MPEG-4 format and transmit it to a fixed satellite using the INMARSAT M4 satellite phone system, received video at a ground base station and delivered it to a client PC via the Internet.

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