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Iridium GO!
Your smartphone will now work anywhere on the planet.

Iridium GO! creates the first ever reliable global connection for voice and data communications on your smartphone and up to 5 mobile devices. No worries. No roaming charges. Just connected and in touch, wherever you are, whenever you need.

Iridium GO! is unlike anything the world has seen before. Powered by the world's furthest reaching network, this compact, rugged and portable unit creates the first ever reliable global connection for voice and data communications on up to five smartphones, laptops or tablets.

No matter where you are on the planet, Iridium GO! simplifies global communications for:

  • Pilots, boaters and truckers
  • Adventurers and explorers
  • Remote residents and vacationers
  • Emergency and first responders
  • Global and business travellers
  • Global enterprise
  • Executives and diplomats
  • Foreign missions
  • Government and NGOs
  • Military operations
  • M2M applications
  • Anyone out of cellular range

How it Works - Simple

Simply flip up the integrated antenna and the battery-powered unit connects quickly and automatically to the Iridium LEO satellite constellation to create an anywhere Wi-Fi hotspot within approximately a 30.5-meter (100 foot) radius.

Iridium GO! how it works

Smartphone Compatible*

Compatible with Apple® and Android™ operating systems and supported by affordable prepaid or postpaid plans that keep voice and data costs reasonable. Iridium GO!:

  • Leverages and extends your existing trusted devices,
  • Allows connections to be shared among multiple users, and
  • Eliminates cellular roaming charges

*iOS 5.1 and later, Android 2.2.3 and later

Connect through Apps

With the use of the free Iridium GO! app and the free Iridium Mail & Web app, Iridium GO! supports a full range of global communications, including:

  • Voice calls
  • Email access
  • SMS two-way
  • GPS tracking
  • SOS alert
  • Social networking
  • Photo sharing
  • Browse simple mobile-friendly web sites
  • Weather alerts and other apps

Iridium GO! is small enough to fit in your pocket and — like other Iridium devices — tough enough to withstand rain, sand, dust and rough use. It can easily be:

  • Carried or stowed in your backpack, or
  • Mounted in vehicles, aircraft and boats for mobile applications

Combining the best that both satellite and cellular phones offer, Iridium GO! is the first in a whole new category of personal satellite connectivity devices. It is also a powerful development platform optimized for Iridium partners to build applications.


Compatible with Apple® and Android™ operating systems and supported by affordable plans that keep voice and data costs reasonable, Iridium GO!:

  • Leverages and extends your existing trusted devices,Allows connections to be shared among multiple users, and
  • Eliminates roaming charges

Technical Specifications

Dimensions: 11.4 cm x 8.3 cm x 3.2 cm (4.5" x 3.25" x 1.25")

Weight with battery: 305 g (10.75 oz)


  • Military-grade ruggedness (MIL-STD 810F); shock resistant
  • Ingress Protection (IP65); jet water resistant, dust proof
  • Temperature ranges: - 10°C to 50°C (operational), - 20°C to 60°C (storage) (14°F to 122°F (operational), -7.6°F to 140°F (storage)

Wi-Fi Frequency and Range: 2.4 Ghz b, g, n; range up to 30 m (100') from device

GPS Accuracy: Position 2.5 m (8.2') CEP, Velocity 0.1 m/sec, Timing 60ns

GPS TTFF: Hot start 1 second, cold start 29 seconds on average

GPS Operational Limits: Altitude < 18,000 m, Velocity < 515 m/s (< 59,055', Velocity < 1,689'/s)

Number of users: up to 5 with use of Iridium GO! app (1 in use on network)

Battery Specs: 3600 mAh providing up to 5.5 hours of talk time and up to 15.5 hours standby

Battery Charge Time: 4 hours with the use of the included chargers

Interface Connectors: SIM, Micro USB, external antenna

DC Input: Nominal 5V DC (maximum 1.5A, minimum 500mA)

External Antenna: TS-0 (TS-9 to TNC adapter available)

Regulatory Certifications: FCC, Industry Canada, CE, ITU, RoH

CoverageCross-Link Advantages

• Less reliance on wireline networks
• Continuous talk time
• Fewer Dropped Calls
• Higher reliability
• Connection available outside gateway footprint

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Iridium 9555 Quick Start Guide

Iridium GO!

In the Box:
• Iridium GO! device
• Battery
USB cable
• AC charger (4 international adapters)
• DC charger
• Protective cover
• User Guide
• Legal booklet
• GEOS brochure

Iridium Satellite Phone

Iridium GO!

Once you have Iridium GO! you’ll need to download the free, Iridium-optimized applications available for Apple and Android devices.*

Iridium GO! icon Iridium GO!

Configure settings
Initiate a voice call over Iridium, from your smartphone
Set-up Wi-Fi data calls
Send quick GPS or check-in message
Activate emergency SOS
Post to Twitter or Facebook
• Iridium GO! status bar
Iridium GO! battery life

Download* for:
 Apple or Android

Iridium Mail & web icon Iridium Mail & Web

Required for optimal use of data on the Iridium GO!

Draft and review emails offline
Configure email size to minimize connection time
Queue email to be sent up to 15 times faster than web-based services
Retrieve emails from external accounts
Block popups, remove ads and background images
Compress web pages for download speeds 3-5 times faster than uncompressed pages

Download* for: Apple or Android

*iOS 5.1 and later, Android 2.2.3 and later

pdf Iridium GO! Geos Brochure
pdf Iridium GO! User Manual
pdf Iridium GO! Advanced Portal Quick Start Guide
pdf Iridium GO! App Quick Start Guide (Android & iOS)
pdf Iridium Mail & Web App (Android) and Iridium GO!

pdf Tips to Test Your Iridium Go


Iridium GO!

Iridium GO! Seasonal Voucher
Iridium GO! Annual Voucher
Iridium GO! 30 Day Add Time Voucher
Iridium Canada/Alaska Voucher1
Ideal for...
Seasonal users looking for light talk, text and data (i.e. less than 60 mins/mo)
Usage all year long, the best value for talk, text and data (more than 80 mins/mo)
Extending the use of your minutes when your voucher GO! is close to expiry
Seasonal voice heavy users located in Canada or Alaska.
Voucher Price
Included Data Minutes2 OR
400 minutes
1,000 minutes
133.33 minutes
Included Voice Minutes2 OR
200 minutes
500 minutes
200 minutes
Included Text Messages2
1,200 messages
3,000 messages
400 messages
Expiry Period3
6 months
12 months
30 days
6 months
Call Type
Per Minute Airtime Rates
Iridium to Landline/Cellular
Iridium to Iridium/Voicemail
Iridium to Other Satellite
Iridium to Iridium Data
Outgoing Text Messages

1. GO! vouchers cannot be combined with any other voucher type (including Canada/Alaska). Existing prepaid balances may not be transferred to an Iridium GO!™ prepaid account.
2. Bucket of minutes represented is based on burn rates for each usage type. Different usage types can be combined and will deduct from the bucket accordingly. Minimum call duration is 20 seconds. All other standard terms and conditions apply.
3. Seasonal Plan and Annual Plan offerings may be combined up to a maximum account expiry of 24 months.

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