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8th May 2017

Iridium 'Test Your Satellite Phone Week' - 7th - 13th May

Make sure you are prepared for all eventualities by checking your satellite is working correctly with the dedicated test line from Iridium.

‘Test Your Satellite Phone Week’ runs from 7th - 13th May, and during this time we encourage all satellite phone users to check the operational status of their satellite phones, to ensure they’re ready for use in any emergency situations.

To test your phone, simply follow the instructions below;

1. Turn on your phone

2. Call 00-1-480-752—5105 (free from Iridium handsets)

3. If your phone is working, you will hear a call completion confirmation message as well as some quick tips on proper handset usage. If you discover that your phone is not operational, then you should contact your Iridium provider.

4. All Satcom Global customers should email technicalsupport@satcomglobal.com with their phone details in order to log the problem for investigation.

If you are interested in a new satellite phone, please visit the handheld section of the website for more information, or if you would like to discuss your options with one of our friendly experts, please get in touch.

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Regular checking of your satellite phone will ensure it is always ready for when you need it most."