Iridium GO! Satellite Hotspot Rental

Iridium GO! Satellite Hotspot Rental

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Voice Capability

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

SOS Function

Have added peace of mind by settting up the designated SOS button on this device.  You can either set this up to send to friends, family or colleagues or alternatively why not be super safe and sign up to GEOS emergency response (GEOS service not available on PLBs or EPIRBs)

SMS & Email Capability

Send a message through your satellite phone to an email address or SMS number.


This device is designed to BYOD (bring your own device)! Simply connect to the wi-fi of the unit and make calls, send/receive emails and even load pages depending on the capability of your device.  These deivces bring a new meaning to a remote office!


Keep you social media contacts up to date by linking this device to Facebook.


Keep your social media contacts up to date by linking this device to Twitter.

£9.00 (Inc. VAT) £7.50 (Ex. VAT)

The Iridium GO! Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot allows the user to make voice calls, access emails, send SMS two-way and more - all over the globe including the poles.

  • Global coverage
  • Suitable for email, SMS and voice
  • NO Deposit required
  • FREE UK Shipping
  • FREE Rental Returns label included

Ready to order? Use our online booking calendar or sign our 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.

* Required Fields

£9.00 (Inc. VAT) £7.50 (Ex. VAT)

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Service Charge
Outgoing to Fixed or Cellular per min £0.80
Outgoing to Iridium per min £0.60
Outgoing to Iridium Go Data £0.80
Outgoing to Other Satellite Networks per min £8.00
SMS £0.60


If the rental equipment incurs voice or data call charges exceeding £500.00 during any rental period, GTC reserves the right to charge the customer’s credit card before the rental end date for traffic charges incurred during the rental period. Should the customer’s credit card payment be declined for any reason, GTC reserves the right to suspend the customer’s SIM card until payment is made. GTC may require a deposit to cover traffic charges if the customer anticipates high voice and data usage on their SIM. Any unused deposit will be returned to the customer following the return of the rental equipment.

Why rent your satellite hotspot from GTC?

  • Book your satellite Wi-Fi hotspot rental online
  • Our hotspots come with all the accessories you need to get started
  • Next day delivery available for last minute rentals
  • Free incoming calls and incoming SMS
  • Delivered a day before your start date so you can browse the features and store the information you need.
  • NO Deposit required
  • FREE UK Shipping
  • FREE Rental Returns label included

What is included in your Iridium GO! Rental?

  • Iridium GO! Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • USB Data Cable
  • USB to Plug Adaptor
  • Wall Charger w/ Adaptors x 4 (Aus, Euro, UK, US)
  • USB to DC Adaptor
  • User Manual
  • Peli Case
  • FREE Rental Returns label

Renting the Iridium GO!

  • Please select your dates using the online calendar or complete the contract and 'Sign Up' online. (Please select your start date as the date your trip starts and the end date as the day you will return the Iridium GO! rental.)
  • Once you receive confirmation for your rental dates, payment for the duration of your trip is required
  • We aim to ship your rental to you 1 Business Day ahead of your rental start date, to ensure it arrives in time for your trip
  • Once you have used our Iridium GO! on your trip, use our FREE return label to send the rental back to our business address (Global Telesat Communications, 19-25 Nuffield Road, Poole, BH17 0RU) from your nearest DPD drop-off point

Iridium GO! Rental Specification:

  • Dimensions: 4.5" x 3.25" x 1.25"
  • Weight: 295g (305g with battery)
  • Data Speed Transmission: 2.4kbps
  • Military-grade ruggedness: (MIL-STD 810F)
  • Ingress Protection: (IP65)
  • Radius: Up to 30m (100ft)
  • Battery Life: Talk-time: 5.5 Hours
  • Battery Life: Standby: 15.5 Hours
  • Charge Time: 4 Hours
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Russian

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.

Iridium GO! Testimonials

  • John Farnworth used our Iridium GO! Wi-Fi hotspot during his 'Challenge Sahara' Expedition. Find out more >
  • Jenny Davis used the Iridium Wi-Fi hotspot to share photos and update friends and family during her 'Solo to the South Pole Expedition. Find out more >
  • Alex Hibbert used our Iridium GO! during his expeditions to polar regions. Find out more >

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included with the Iridium GO! rental? The package contains the Iridium GO! Wi-Fi Hotspot, USB Data Cable, USB to Plug Adaptor, Wall Charger w/ Adaptors x 4 (Aus, Euro, UK, US), USB to DC Adaptor, User Manual and Peli Case. 

Where should I return the Iridium GO! at the end of my rental? Please use our FREE return label to send the rental back to our business address (Global Telesat Communications, 19-25 Nuffield Road, Poole, BH17 0RU) from your nearest DPD drop-off point

Terms and Conditions

Please make sure you read all the terms and conditions before you book via our online calendar or 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. 
  • Rentals cancelled 2 days prior to the rental start date are not eligible for a refund. 


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. 

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