Spot Connect lets Bluetooth phones communicate with satellites

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Satellite phones are usually pretty expensive, both to buy and to use. That’s to be expected, since you’re going to have a hard time getting cell phone service in the middle of the jungle. With Spot Connect, though, you can tweet and text on the (relatively) cheap.

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iSatPhone Pro gone global

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Inmarsat’s global satellite phone that we got wind of earlier this year has now become available by various satellite phone providers, Satworx being one of them. Their $495 price tag for the the iSatPhone Pro seems steep at first, but if you’re operating an adventure travel business, disaster-readiness operations or just visiting remote locations then this handset is an invaluable investment.

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Inmarsat’s IsatPhone Pro phone is the latest in global mobile satellite technology

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Inmarsat has just revealed new images of their latest global mobile satellite phone, the IsatPhone Pro. It is schedule to launch June 2010 to eleven of Inmarsat’s distribution partners around the world. A successful call was also completed today using the odd looking satellite phone.

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