Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone

Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone

Coverage Map - Globalstar

Globalstar has slightly different coverage areas depending on whether you choose a monthly contract or a prepaid, you can see these below:

Monthly Plans


Voice Capability

Stay only a voice call away from friends, family or colleagues even when in the remotest of areas!

Low Speed Data

This unit is ideal to be used in conjunction with our compression software, RemoteMail, to allow you to send and receive basic emails and also gain access to GRIB Weather files. This unit is not suitable for web browsing.

Low Cost Calls

One of the cheaper satellite phones to own giving you low cost calling rates to keep in contact where ever you are in the coverage area.


Even when you are not around to take a call on your satellite phone, it will be as simple as always for the caller to leave you a message for you to listen to when you are back in signal.

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The Globalstar GSP-1700 is the perfect satellite phone for customers demanding the best satellite voice quality and fastest low-band data speeds at an affordable and highly competitive price.

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The best value handset, the best call quality and the cheapest airtime rates.

The GSP-1700 offers the best call quality around using Globalstar's brand new satellite constellation. Weighing only 200g the GSP-1700 is easy to travel with and monthly contracts are available from just €25 per month. The Globalstar GSP-1700 comes with:

  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Wall Charger
  • User Manual

A light and feature-rich mobile satellite phone, the GSP-1700 helps you stay connected in more than 120 countries and ocean covered areas around the world. The Globalstar GSP-1700 is the perfect satellite phone for customers demanding the best satellite voice quality and fastest low-band data speeds at an affordable and highly competitive price. With inclusive plans offering voice and data calls for as little as €0.60 per minute, the lowest handset prices in the market and the most advanced second generation satellite constellation, the GSP-1700 is hard to beat. Using the optional GIK-1700 installation kit, you can easily create a complete satellite phone system in your vehicle or vessel from the smallest car to the largest aircraft carrier. Antenna and cable length options were designed for ease of installation on land or sea, or simply use the phone hands-free with the optional Bluetooth module or industrial noise-cancelling headset. The GSP-1700 offers up to 4 hours of talk-time and 36 hours of standby on a single charge along with the following other features:

Voice Capability Using advanced CDMA technology, the Globalstar GSP-1700 allows you to enjoy crystal-clear voice calls, quick connection times and coverage far beyond mobile network ranges.

Voicemail Don't miss an important connection when you are unavailable, access your voicemail easily from your phone wherever you are.

Global Coverage With coverage in over 120 countries across the world and many ocean covered areas, the GSP-1700 can keep you in contact with friends, family and colleagues in areas where mobile phones don’t offer a connection, even in the most remote areas of the world.

Low Cost Calls Globalstar’s calling plans are some of the most competitive of any satellite phone network, with outgoing calls starting at just €0.60 per minute. Furthermore, the GSP-1700 satellite phone is issued with a local French telephone number which means that anyone can call your satellite phone very inexpensively in comparison to other satellite networks*.

Location Service With access to a position location service you can get your latitude and longitude directly from your phone. Position Location from the Globalstar System is used to determine the approximate geographic position of the GSP-1700’s location within the Globalstar coverage area.

Fast Data Connections Globalstar offers the fastest uncompressed data service at 9.6 Kbps which compares very favourably to other satellite network providers. Using Globalstar’s Express Data compression software, this data rate improves up to 38Kbps throughput. Express Data uses data compression to accelerate web browsing, web-based file transfers, uploading and downloading of all native FTP file transfers, and all types of e-mail and e-mail attachments.

Email & SMS Use the optional data kit to connect your Globalstar GSP-1700 to your computer to check and respond to emails when you’re off the grid. Also use the the GSP-1700 to receive 35 character incoming SMS messages and store up to 90 messages. Send free SMS messages to the phone through Globalstar’s online SMS tool, your email account or just send text messages from your regular mobile phone. It is not possible to send outgoing messages directly from the GSP-1700 phone at this point. For more info please visit:

*Some telephone networks restrict calls to satellite phones, including the French number issued for Globalstar phones. Please check with your network provider.

Globalstar Pre-Paid Airtime



Globalstar Post-Paid Coverage


General Specifications
Dimensions 13.5x 5.5 x 3.7 cm
Weight 200g
Operational Temperature -20°c to +55°c
Talk Time/Standby Time

Normal operation for 4 hours of talk time (+26 dBm)

10 hours of standby time when in 'ring while stowed' mode
36 hours of standby time when not in 'ring while stowed' mode
Key Features
Voice and Data Capabilities
Send emails and surf the internet with data compression services
Position Location Service - get your Latitude and Longitude directly from your Globalstar phone
French phone number - lower call charges to the sat phone than other networks
Backlit colour display with 4 line, 12 character LCD
Automatic System Select: Just turn up the satellite antenna, and your Globalstar phone will automatically seek out the Globalstar network
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