Inmarsat goes Pro in ME

Inmarsat, a leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, launched the Isat Phone Pro handset in the Middle East at GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK.

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Inmarsat goes Pro in ME Perry Melton demonstrates the Isat Phone Pro, its latest mobile satellite phone, now available in the Middle East.
By  ITP.net Staff Writer Published  October 20, 2010

Inmarsat, a leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, launched the Isat Phone Pro handset in the Middle East at GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK. The new product is Inmarsat’s first global handheld, and is fully supported by Inmarsat’s existing satellite network.

Perry Melton, Chief Operating Officer of Inmarsat, says: “IsatPhone Pro provides the ultimate combination of a robust handset with an intuitive GSM-style interface and long battery life, with a high-visibility colour screen, and a larger keypad for easy dialling in gloves, which offers a reliable network connection with clear voice quality, and global coverage.

“The IsatPhone Pro is tailor-made for rugged use and is ideal for customers using the global handset device in the most remote parts of the land, as well as at sea, including sectors of construction, aids and government,” adds Melton.

IsatPhone Pro offers high-quality satellite telephony, text and e-mail messaging. Location data can also be viewed and sent in as a text message. “The IsatPhone has a high quality voice service with a Bluetooth wireless interface, which allows the user to have satellite visibility even if the handset is kept in a stationary state,” Melton adds.

The global handset is now available at a suggested and an estimated retail price of $699, with promotional prices expected to be around $500-600.

Each IsatPhone Pro handset comes with a battery, mains charger and four universal adaptors, car charger, micro USB cable for charging from a PC, a wired headset for hands-free use, wrist strap, quick start guide in eight languages, warranty and a support CD.

The company’s services are delivered through a global network of more than 400 distribution partners and service providers operating in 100 countries.

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