Satellite phone networks have varying coverage. Full global coverage is available through the Iridium network, while Inmarsat has near-full global coverage (without polar regions). Other satellite phone network have only regional coverage.
You can find in depth reviews of satellite phone equipment and services on the Satellite Phone FAQ website. Learn more about different satellite phone providers:
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