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Send an SMS to a Satellite Phone

If you want to send a quick SMS to a friend, family member, colleague or loved one, then use our quick links below to take you straight to the official network SMS pages.  All you will need is the full satellite phone number and you will be able send the SMS direct. 

Iridium SMS Thuraya SMS Inmarsat SMS Globalstar SMS

Iridium, Inmarsat and the Thuraya network also allow a plain text email to be sent to a specific email address of the satellite phone.  As long as you have an active SIM card, and a valid phone number you will be able to follow the simple instructions below to send a message via your normal email address.

 

Iridium:

  • Open a new email, ensuring it is plain text and not HTML
  • In the recipient, send the email to satellitephonenumber@msg.iridium.com.  On Iridium this should display as 8816XXXXXXX@msg.iridium.com.

Inmarsat:

  • Open a new email, ensuring it is plain text and not HTML
  • In the recipient, send the email to satellitephonenumber@message.inmarsat.com.  On Inmarsat this should display as 87077XXXXXXX@message.inmarsat.com.

Thuraya:

  • Open a new email, ensuring it is plain text and not HTML
  • In the recipient, send the email to satellitephonenumber@sms.thuraya.com.  On Thuraya this should display as 88216XXXXXXX@sms.thuraya.com.
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