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How do my contacts reach my Iridium satellite phone

There is two ways to call an Iridium phone:

  • Direct call
  • Two-Stage Calling

Direct Call:

  • From another Iridium or satellite phone, dial +8816XXXXXXXX or 00-8816XXXXXXXX From US cell phones , dial 011-8816XXXXXXXX or +8816XXXXXXXX .
  • From a US land line , dial 011-8816XXXXXXXX .
  • From a land line in Europe , dial 00-8816XXXXXXXX .

Please be aware that calls to Iridium phones from landlines or cellular phones are very expensive, so please check the rates with your phone company before calling.

Two-Stage Calling allows to call an Iridium phone without incurring high charges of calling to satellite phones. The cost of a two-stage dialing call will be charged to the Iridium subscriber**.

How to use:

  • Dial 1-480-768-2500 from your landline or cell phone*
  • You should hear the following message: "Welcome to the Iridium Satellite Global Network".
  • Enter the Iridium 12 digit satellite phone number (8816XXXXXXXX) thatyou would like to reach.

* Long-distance call charges to a US number may apply to your landline or cell phone bill.Check with your phone company.
**There is also a cost/mn for the Iridium recipient.Please check with our salespeople.


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