Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone

(8 customer reviews)

The 9575 Extreme is our best satellite phone featuring high build quality, truly global coverage, GPS, and SOS safety features.


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Iridium 9575 Extreme

Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone

Originally conceived by Motorola more than a decade ago, the Iridium satellite phones have evolved into the highly desirable 9575 Extreme that we have today. The incorporation of a GPS and SOS button as well as a military-grade durability specification should find appeal with land-mobile and oceanic users alike, while Ashbury SatCom’s optional professional website tracking service enables the Iridium Extreme to be used for remote worker monitoring and workforce management applications too.

Where safety is key, the Iridium 9575 Extreme satellite phone is unparalleled with its innovation in safety and tracking features. Iridium 9575 Extreme satellite phone can be configured to send GPS position reports at automatic intervals, with the recipient receiving simple yet elegant tracking messages via email with links they can click to see your position on Google maps. The SOS button on the Iridium 9575 Extreme is monitored by GEOS from where Iridium 9575 Extreme customers can also purchase optional search and rescue travel insurance if desired.

Iridium Extreme is the easiest to use of all our phones, registers on the Iridium network lightning fast, and can receive calls with the antenna stowed away. Friends and family can send texts to Iridium Extreme free of charge using a web app that we give all our subscribers access to. It is also possible to use the Iridium 9575 Extreme satellite phone for very basic data applications, however Iridium’s innovation in Satellite WiFi HotSpots means that Iridium now has an even more viable product for data applications – see the Iridium GO in our shop.

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Iridium 9575 Extreme Key Features

  • Voice calls and SMS from anywhere on the planet
  • Dedicated red SOS button with emergency assistance services
  • Automated, user-programmable GPS position reporting via SMS
  • Reliably delivers text messages to smartphones via email
  • Very fast network registration, 1st call connected within 30 seconds
  • The only global phone that can receive calls with the antenna retracted
  • 810F military specification – certified tough as nails most waterproof of the lot
  • Small portable mag-mount antenna for vehicles included as standard
  • Free web-to-Extreme messaging facility
  • Easy prepaid top-up in Ashbury web shop
  • Free web-to-satphone SMS facility from Ashbury

Iridium Satellite Coverage Map


The Iridium satellite network provides truly global coverage of the entire earth from pole to pole.

Note that certain pre-paid airtime vouchers geo-restrict Iridium satellite phones so as to work only in certain regions.

Iridium Extreme Airtime Options

Should you prefer prepaid you will see we sell discounted prepaid airtime vouchers with the Iridium Extreme satellite phone in our shop. For more details on our Iridium Extreme prepaid services and call rates, see the Iridium prepaid vouchers further below.

We also offer easy online pay-monthly subscriptions for Iridium Extreme, however you need to sign up for them in a separate transaction from your phone purchase. After that we will automatically bill your card for your subscription on a monthly basis.

Iridium Extreme Applications

Recommended for:

  • Voice calls, SMS, and light data applications anywhere on land, sea, and air worldwide – Iridium Extreme can also be used inside vehicles on Safari with the magnetic antenna that comes in the box.
  • Sailors and Skippers – Iridium Extreme’s omnidirectional antenna means the masts on your boat won’t interfere with it, and it also works through fibreglass and canvas. Download GRB files with ease.
  • Safety and peace of mind – the built in SOS button and emergency support services provided by GEOS provides additional peace of mind that isolated remote travellers can depend on.
  • Location based services – advanced built-in GPS, SOS and tracking features makes Iridium Extreme the preferred choice for fire departments and rescue agencies worldwide.

Not recommended for:

  • People needing to transmit multimedia attachments such as photos larger than 100KB via email – Iridium Extreme’s data connection becomes too slow and expensive to be used for that.

Iridium Extreme Box Contents

  • Iridium 9575 Extreme
  • Iridium Pre-Paid SIM Card
  • Mains Charger + Plug Kit
  • Vehicle Charger
  • Magnetic-Mount Vehicular Antenna
  • Antenna Adaptor
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • CD, Manual, USB Cable
  • Pouch with Belt Loop
  • Hands-free Headset

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