Iridium OpenPort delivers truly global broadband data and high-quality voice via one low-cost platform, through a robust maritime Pilot terminal designed to perform in the toughest of conditions. It is an ideal back-up to your Maritime VSAT service.

Low-Cost Airtime: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service can substantially reduce your satellite communications costs compared to Fleet and FleetBroadband. Flexible Voice and Data Plans: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service offers a wide range of voice and data plans allowing you to choose what best suits your needs and your budget—if you don’t use a service, you don’t pay for it.

High Reliability and Availability: The unique Iridium constellation of 66 cross-linked Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites provides inherent advantages over GEO satellite constellations, delivering robust, low latency communications. Many customers with mission-critical communications requirements rely on the Iridium OpenPort Service for a reliable back-up to Ku-band VSAT, and other communications solutions on their vessel.

Global Coverage and Connectivity: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service is powered by the world’s only truly global satellite network, providing pole-to-pole coverage for ships at sea. For ships traveling in the polar regions (Sea Area A4), Iridium OpenPort broadband service it is the only broadband option available.

Tech Specs & Features

Above Decks Equipment
  • Height: 8.0 in (203 mm)
  • Diameter: 22.44 in (570 mm)
  • Weight: 27.5 lb (12.5 kg)
  • Antenna type: Six dual element azimuth and one zenith element array
  • Steering: Electronically switched and phase steered, horizon to horizon
Below Decks Equipment
  • Height: 7.78 in (200 mm)
  • Width: 9.84 in (250 mm)
  • Depth: 2.17 in (55 mm)
  • Weight: 2.98 lb (1.35 kg)
Data
  • Up to 134 kbps bidirectional with Iridium OpenPort broadband service
Telephony
  • Three independent voice lines
  • Configurable for captain, bridge, or crew calling
Coverage
  • Global, pole-to-pole
Related hardware
Iridium Pilot terminal
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