Satellite Phone Sales & Rentals

South Africa’s leading web shop for Iridium and Inmarsat satellite phone sales and rentals, with advanced online shopping, order management, and billing features unmatched by any other satellite phone retailer.

Rent a Satellite Phone

Here you can rent our Ultra-Compact™ Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone for voice calls, SMS messaging, and GPS position reporting. Our Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone rentals work anywhere on earth excluding the polar regions.

We can offer an overnight delivery service to almost anywhere in South Africa – see delivery options during checkout, however to ensure availability try to place the order for your rental a good 14 days or so before your rental start date.

 Buy Satellite Phones

These are satellite phones for outright purchase, with or without prepaid minutes. Alternatively you can have any of our satellite phones on a pay-monthly service if you buy the hardware with one of our easy online monthly subscriptions from the relevant section in our web shop. Sign up for our discover satellite phones and WiFi hotspots email mini-series on identifying the best satellite phone or WiFi hotspot for your needs.

Buy Satellite WiFi Hotspots

Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspots enable Windows, Apple & Android devices with satellite internet and satellite voice calling abilities. Note that the Iridium GO is a narrowband device (very slow internet) whereas the Inmarsat Satellite WiFi HotSpots provides much faster internet. However the Inmarsat Satellite WiFi HotSpots only works on land while the Iridium GO works anywhere at land, sea or air. 

Satellite Phone SIM Cards

Here you can order a new SIM card for the various satellite phones that are on the market today. Note that Inmarsat SIM cards from Ashbury never die, so even if it is long after the expiry of your Inmarsat airtime on our SIM card, you can easily revive it by simply doing a top-up elsewhere in our web shop. Iridium SIM cards die 270 days after the expiry of your previous airtime. 

Prepaid Satellite Phone Airtime

Here you can find airtime vouchers to top up the various Iridium and Inmarsat satellite phones and wi-fi hotspots on the market today. If you do not have an existing SIM card supplied by ourselves, just add one separately from the relevant section in our web shop.

Once you have a SIM card from ourselves you or anyone you know can easily top up your airtime right here on our website. Note that when ordering airtime vouchers you will get to specify when we load them during the checkout process on our website.

Satellite Phone Airtime Contracts

We offer managed airtime contract subscriptions for all Iridium and Inmarsat phones, all of which come with our world-class online management and monitoring features. Simply sign up for your contract and we carry on billing your card on a monthly basis.

Any Inmarsat SIM card supplied by ourselves can easily be reactivated with one of our contract subscriptions – even if it has been deactivated before. However you will always need a new Iridium contract SIM card to start using our Iridium contract subscriptions.