A dual mode satellite phone allows the user to access the satellite phone network as well as a standard GSM network. Dual mode satellite phones have been released by Thuraya, Terrestar and Globalstar.
Satellite Phone FAQ provides detailed reviews of sat phone services and equipment. Learn more about different satellite phone networks:
Other Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the difference between a cell phone and a satellite phone?
- Why are satellite phones so big?
- Can I use a satellite phone inside a car?
- Which satellite phone networks offer global coverage?
- When will the new Globalstar satellite phone network be active?
See a full list of questions on the FAQ page.