The newest Iridium satellite phone is the Iridium 9555. This is slowly becoming the most popular model, though the previous one – the 9505a is still a very popular choice. Despite being older than the 9555 and slightly heavier and larger, it’s a very reliable phone and some report it to have connectivity even better than the new 9555.
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