Satellite phones are meant to allow for connectivity everywhere where GSM networks aren’t available and that is their main (or even only) advantage.
They’re usually heavier and don’t offer as many functions as modern cell phones. Satellite phone prices and call rates are also higher than GSM phone costs.
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