Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone Rental

Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone Rental

Coverage Map - Iridium

Check out the coverage for Iridium here

Global Coverage

Keep in contact anywhere on the planet with this device.  Simply get a clear line of sight to the sky and you'll be able to take advantage of its features.

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.

Messaging Capabilty

Messaging capability allows you to keep in contact with friends, family or colleagues via SMS or to an email address or receive messaging alerts

Dust & Water Resistant

One of the more rugged devices, this unit has a very high Ingress Protection (IP) rating. See Specification for the exact rating.


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.

£9.00 (Inc. VAT) £7.50 (Ex. VAT)

Iridium is the only satellite network to offer pole to pole coverage. GTC offers the Iridium 9555 for rental for just £6 per day.

  • Global Coverage
  • Voice & SMS
  • £7.50 ex VAT per day and NO Deposit
  • FREE Rental Returns
  • FREE UK Shipping

Use code 'RENTAL20' at the checkout, for 20% off your rental!

Ready to order? Please use our online calendar or sign the rental contract online.

How to Book:

1. Select the dates* for your rental unit on the calendar.

2. Choose how many phones are required in the ”quantity”

3. Optional pre-paid vouchers can be added below.

*Please Note: A minimum of 7 days must be selected.

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£9.00 (Inc. VAT) £7.50 (Ex. VAT)

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Important: The airtime bundles are optional. If none are selected, the standard tariff pricing will apply which is below.

Please note that upon requesting activation of your prepaid airtime you are agreeing that we can start providing your network services before the end of the usual statutory cancellation period and that by doing so, you lose your right to cancel your purchase of the prepaid airtime or request a refund. As a result, please check that you have ordered the correct airtime for your handset or terminal. Please refer to our terms and conditions for full information. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Service Charge
Outgoing to Fixed or Cellular per min £1.50
Outgoing to Iridium per min £0.75
Outgoing to Other Satellite Networks per min £8.00
SMS £0.60


Why book your iridium satellite phone rental with GTC?

  • Book your satellite phone rental online
  • Our phones come with all the accessories you need: Peli case, AC & DC charger, 2 x batteries, USB data cable, magnetic mount antenna
  • NO Deposit required
  • Next day delivery available for last minute rentals
  • Free incoming calls and incoming SMS
  • Our phones come in Peli cases to keep your rental phone and accessories safe
  • Delivered a day before your start date so you can browse the features and store the information you need.
  • Use our FREE return label to send the rental back to our business address (Global Telesat Communications, 19-25 Nuffield Road, Poole, BH17 0RU) via our trackable courier.

What is included in your Iridium 9555 Rental?

  • Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone handset
  • Spare Battery
  • USB Data Cable 
  • Wall Charger w/ Adaptors x 5 (Aus, EU, UK, US)
  • Car Charger
  • Ear Piece
  • Leather Holster
  • Peli 1200 Case

Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone Rental Specification

  • Coverage: Global Coverage
  • Weight: 266g
  • Dimensions: 143mm x 55mm x 30mm
  • Standby Battery Life: Up to 30 hours
  • Talk Time Battery Life: Up to 4 hours

Iridium 9555 vs 9575 Extreme

Iridium satellite phones are suitable for voice calls and short email messaging.

If you want to track your journey then please consider the Iridium 9575 Extreme. You will get 10 inclusive location tracks per day and any additional messages are then charged at 10p each. We have limited stock of the Extreme so please contact us to check availability before booking.

Terms and Conditions

Please make sure you read all the terms and condition in the contract before you sign the rental contract. Some important terms and conditions are:


  • Rentals cancelled 7 days prior to the rental start date are eligible for a 50% refund of the total rental cost. Prepaid minutes will be refunded in full.
  • Rentals cancelled 2 days prior to the rental start date are not eligible for a refund. Prepaid minutes will be refunded in full.


We do not charge a deposit for your rental. However, you are liable for any loss or damage to the rental equipment. Please refer to our terms and conditions for details of applicable charges. We require a credit card verification payment of £1.00 before your rental can be dispatched to ensure we have the means to collect any payment due as a result of lost or damaged equipment.

Damage or loss charges

The damage or loss of the handset or accessories will result in fee. All other damages or losses subject to inspection and charged at cost of repair or replacement. A detailed pricing list can be found in our terms and conditions.

Not all mobile networks allow you to send text messages to satellite phones and as a result text messaging can be unreliable. Please check with your provider or contact us for further information.


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