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Sat Phone Selection Guide
« on: October 21, 2011, 08:55:27 PM »
Satellite phones are often used in remote geographical locations for ease of communication any where in the world. A satellite phone uses satellites for communication instead of terrestrial wireless networks, typically used by cellular phones. Ideally, these phones enable communication anywhere around the world irrespective of location.

The major applications of satellite phones can be found in the following areas:
      1. Marine Engineering (Ships or Oil exploration platforms)
      2. Aviation (Aero-planes)
      3. Military
      4. Emergency Conditions

Features of satellite phones:
The important features of satellite communication are:
1. Satellite phones provide a solution for communication when other forms of communication such as cell phones is not available.
2.The coverage area of a satellite greatly exceeds that of a terrestrial system.
3.Satellite to Satellite communication is very reliable, making the overall communication dependable.
4.Higher Bandwidths are available for use.

The components of a satellite communication network consist of the following:
1. Satellite(s),
2. The ground stations and
3. Subscriber products (The satellite phones and data units)

Prominent sat phone manufacturers include Inmarisat, Iridium, Thuraya, and others. For complete article please read Satellite Phones Selection Guide from

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