Can I have a satellite and GSM phone in one?

Yes, such a phone is called a dual mode satellite phone. You can switch between the GSM and sat modes when needed. Not every satellite phone network has released dual mode satellite phones. Those which have include Thuraya, Globalstar and Terrestar.

You can find in depth reviews of sat phone accessories and providers on the Satellite Phone FAQ website. Find out more about various satellite phone providers:

Find out where to buy or hire popular sat phones including the IsatPhone Pro and Thuraya XT.

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