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Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone

MSRP: $1,114.35
From: $969.00

Airtime Plans


Iridium Global Monthly Plans
Explorer PlanTraveller PlanExecutive PlanCorporate Plan
Line Rental per month*US$57US$125US$245US$565
Minimum Term3 Months3 Months3 Months3 Months
Inclusive Calls** per month10 Minutes65 Minutes200 Minutes550 Minutes
Additional Calls** per minuteUS$1.08US$1.08US$1.08US$0.99
SMS cost per messageUS$0.45US$0.45US$0.45US$0.45
Activation ChargeUS$50US$50US$50US$50

*US$5 per month discount for Automatic payment included
**Inclusive minutes are valid for calls to any landlines, cellular, or calls to other Iridium handsets. Minutes do not roll over to the next month, calls to other destinations are not inclusive and will be at different rates, please see plans for details.

Plan pricing in U.S. Dollars and excludes Taxes

Account facilities strictly subject to status

Monthly plans have a minimum term, the first month's service charge is pro rated, the last month's is not and is payable in full.
Additional Call Cost for Explorer, Traveller, Executive and Corporate Plans
Calls to other Iridium phones ($/min)$0.65$0.60$0.60$0.60
Calls to other satellite systems ($/min)$9.00
Calls to voicemail$1.08$1.08$1.08$0.99
Voicemail subscriptionIncluded
Itemised billing charge Itemised billing chargeIncluded
MSRP: $388.27
From: $337.63

Global Plans :

MSRP: $6,285.20
MSRP: $174.72
MSRP: $4,235.76
MSRP: $666.66
MSRP: $968.23
MSRP: $320.85

Validity on Global Minutes cannot be extended beyond 3 years

Promotional Airtime (Non-Renewable) :

Location Restricted – Regional Tariffs :

MSRP: $339.25
MSRP: $441.22
MSRP: $282.38

*These tariffs only work within their respective regions
*Airtime balance cannot be swapped between Global and different Regional tariffs
*Validity on Regional tariffs is not cumulative, validity of all remaining minutes will be extended until the expiry date of the topup

*Discounted double data rate is only available when using the SIM in an Iridium GO Terminal


Iridium Standard Prepaid Plan

Prepaid Plan TypeGlobalRegionalPromotionalPromotional & Regional
ServiceStandard Global CostLatin AmericaAfrican PrepaidNorthern LightsPromotional 300 minutesPromotional 750 minutesMiddle East & North Africa (MENA)
ValidityVariable180 Days365 Days180 Days365 Days180 Days365 Days
Cumulative Validity **YesNoNoNoN/AN/AN/A
Calls to landlines and mobiles in North America per min60 units60 units24 units 24 units60 units60 units60 units
Calls to landlines and mobiles outside of North America per min 60 units60 units 24 units 48 units 60 units60 units 60 units
Calls to Iridium per min per min30 units30 units18 units18 units 30 units30 units 48 units
Standard Iridium Data per min60 units30 units48 units36 units 60 units60 units 102 units
Calls to other satellite networks per min540 units810 units324 units324 units 540 units540 units 906 units
Voicemail per min30 units30 units18 units18 units 30 units30 units 48 units
SMS per message6 units30 units12 units12 units 6 units6 units 30 units

**Cumulative validity means that recharging the SIM will add the purchased minutes and extend the existing expiration by the additional validity period up to a maximum of 24 months.
**Non-cumulative means that recharging the SIM will add the purchased minutes, but the validity will be extended from the date of topup (and not the existing expiration date).

Prepaid PlanLatin AmericaAfricaNorthern LightsMENA
Restricted AreaMexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Islands of the Caribbean and South America (up to 12 nautical miles *) Continental Africa (up to 12 nautical miles*) Canada and Alaska (up to 12 nautical miles*) Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, GuineaBissau, Jordan, Juan De Nova Island, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa (inc. Price Edwards Island), Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe (up to 12 nautical miles*)

* There is a small percentage of instances where the geographic restriction will extend or retract from the regions listed above. Therefore, calls may be interpreted by the system as originating from outside the designated region and will be restricted from placing calls. Service availability is not guaranteed in these instances.

Discounted Double Data rate only applicable when using the SIM card in a GO Terminal calling the access number detailed below.Iridium GO Plans

GO! Data Calls (via Access Number 88160000330) from a GO! terminal per min30 units
Calls to landlines and mobiles per min60 units
Calls to other Iridium phones per mimn30 units
Calls to Other Satellite System per min540 units
Voicemail per min30 units
SMS per message10 units

Supports Voice, Data and two way SMS
Call forwarding is available to voice mail only
Maximum applicable validity/expiry of 24 months


Battery Life
  • Standby time: Up to 30 hours
  • Talk time: Up to 4 hours
Operating Temperature
  • Operating Temperature Range: -10 °C to +55 °C
Display Features
  • 200 character illuminated graphic display
  • Volume, signal and battery strength meters
  • Illuminated weather-resistant keypad
Calling Features
  • Integrated speakerphone
  • Quick-connect to Iridium voice mail
  • Two-way SMS and short email capability
  • Pre-programmable International Access Code (00 or +)
  • Mailbox for voice, numeric & text messages
  • Selectable ring and alert tones (8 choices)


Iridium True Global Coverage Map

Complete Global Coverage, Including Polar Regions
Currently Iridium service is disabled in North Korea (due to US trade embargo)
Customers are recommended to contact the Embassy or Trade Commission of any destination country, prior to entry into a country.


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