The best satellite phone value handset, the best call quality and the cheapest airtime rates.
The Globalstar GSP-1700 offers the best call quality around using Globalstar's brand new satellite constellation. Weighing only 200g the Globalstar GSP-1700 satellite phone is easy to travel with and monthly contracts are available from just $39.99 per month. The Globalstar GSP-1700 comes with:
- Lithium Ion Battery
- Wall Charger
- User Manual
A light and feature-rich mobile satellite phone, the Globalstar GSP-1700 helps you stay connected in more than 120 countries and ocean covered areas around the world. The Globalstar GSP-1700 satellite phone is perfect for customers demanding the best satellite voice quality and fastest low-band data speeds at an affordable and highly competitive price. With inclusive plans offering voice and data calls for as little as $0.99 per minute, the lowest handset prices in the market and the most advanced second generation satellite constellation, the Globalstar GSP-1700 is hard to beat. Using the optional GIK-1700 installation kit, you can easily create a complete satellite phone system in your vehicle or vessel from the smallest car to the largest aircraft carrier. Antenna and cable length options were designed for ease of installation on land or sea, or simply use the satellite Globalstar GSP-1700 satellite phone’s hands-free with the optional Bluetooth module or industrial noise-cancelling headset. The Globalstar GSP-1700 offers up to 4 hours of talk-time and 36 hours of standby on a single charge along with the following other features:
Voice Capability Using advanced CDMA technology, the Globalstar GSP-1700 allows you to enjoy crystal-clear voice calls, quick connection times and coverage far beyond mobile network ranges.
Voicemail Don't miss an important connection when you are unavailable, access your voicemail easily from your phone wherever you are.
Global Coverage With coverage in over 120 countries across the world and many ocean covered areas, the GSP-1700 can keep you in contact with friends, family and colleagues in areas where mobile phones don’t offer a connection, even in the most remote areas of the world.
Low Cost Calls Globalstar’s calling plans are some of the most competitive of any satellite phone network, with outgoing calls starting at just $0.99 per minute. Furthermore, the Globalstar GSP-1700 satellite phone is issued with a local US phone number which means that anyone can call your satellite phone very inexpensively in comparison to other satellite networks*.
Location Service With access to a position location service you can get your latitude and longitude directly from your satellite phone. Position Location from the Globalstar System is used to determine the approximate geographic position of the Globalstar GSP-1700’s location within the Globalstar coverage area.
Fast Data Connections Globalstar offers the fastest uncompressed data service at 9.6 Kbps which compares very favourably to other satellite phone network providers. Using Globalstar’s Express Data compression software, this data rate improves up to 38Kbps throughput. Express Data uses data compression to accelerate web browsing, web-based file transfers, uploading and downloading of all native FTP file transfers, and all types of e-mail and e-mail attachments.
Email & SMS Use the optional data kit to connect your Globalstar GSP-1700 satellite phone to your computer to check and respond to emails when you’re off the grid. Also use the the Globalstar GSP-1700 to receive 35 character incoming SMS messages and store up to 90 messages. Send free SMS messages to the phone through Globalstar’s online SMS tool, your email account or just send text messages from your regular mobile phone. It is not possible to send outgoing messages directly from the GSP-1700 phone at this point. For more info please visit: www.globalstar.com.
*Some telephone networks restrict calls to satellite phones, including the US number issued for Globalstar satellite phones. Please check with your network provider.