Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone Kit


From distant rigs to pitching decks, baking deserts to frozen ice packs, the Iridium® 9555 satellite phone can handle any environment.


A Satellite Phone You Can Rely On

Iridium 9555 is compact, light, and easy to use right out of the box. It’s engineered to withstand rugged environments and connected to the only truly global mobile network — so you can depend on it as a communications lifeline whenever and wherever it’s called for.

Enhanced Features

Iridium 9555 has all of the voice and data features you have come to expect from our trusted satellite phones — plus a few notable additions:

  • Up to (4) hours of talk time, (30) hours of standby
  • Improved SMS and email messaging capability
  • Integrated speakerphone
  • Upgraded mini-USB data port

Small Yet Powerful

The Iridium 9555 packs a lot of power into a small handset. With industrial grade design, a compact, hand-friendly form factor and aerodynamic features such as an internally stowed antenna, this sleek yet durable satellite phone is designed to easily go wherever you go.

What’s in the Box?

  • AC Charger and DC Travel Charger
  • International Adapters
  • Hands-free Headset
  • Leather Case
  • 5’ Auxiliary Antenna and Adapter
  • USB Data Cable
  • User Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • CD-ROM with Software

Additional information

Weight 3.25 lbs
Dimensions 5.0000 × 9.0000 × 10.0000 in


Iridium Handheld Airtime


Calling Plan Options

Monthly Pay-As-You-Go.  Use as much or as little as you want.  How it works: Pay for a plan that has 10, 75, or 150 minutes included.  After you use your minutes for the month, overages are billed at the “additional minutes” rate in the chart below.  Minutes do not roll over from month to month.  $50 activation fee applies.

  Plan10 Plan75 Plan150
Monthly Access Fee $59.99 $89.99 $124.99
 Included Voice Minutes (Data Minutes Billed Separately) 10 75 150
 Cost Per Minute within-Plan $6.00 $1.20 $0.83
Additional Minutes:      
 Standard Outgoing Voice/Data (to Cell/Landline) $1.29 $1.29 $1.29
 Iridium-to-Other Satellite Voice $9.99 $9.99 $9.99
 2-Stage Incoming Voice Call $1.75 $1.75 $1.75
 SMS Texts Received Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
 SMS Texts Sent $0.49 $.49 Unlimited

Prepaid Plans.  Buy pre-paid “units” you can use for voice calls, data, texts, or any combination. Minutes are good until they expire, and expiration is extended when you refill. Need another month or few on your minutes?  Add 30 days to any prepaid plan for $59.

Units 4500 12K: Perfect for Seasonal Cruisers! 36K: Perfect for Full-Time Cruisers! 180K 300K
Cost $179.99 $499.99 $799.99 $2,999.99 $4,299.99
Standard Voice/Data* (60 Units/Min)          
Max Minutes Included (SMS Usage will reduce) 75 200 Now 600 (Eff 5/1/19) 3000 5000
Cost Per Minute $2.52 $2.495 $1.332 $1.00 $0.86
SMS Texts Received Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Texts Sent (6 Units/Text)          
Max SMS Included (Voice/Data Usage will reduce) 750 2000 6000 30000 50000
Cost Per Text $0.239 $0.25 $0.133 $0.10 $0.086
Units Expire After 30 Days 6 months 12 months 24 months 24 months

*Calls to satellite networks other than Iridium use 540 units/minute. Minimum charge on all calls is 20 units.

Northern Lights: Alaska & Canada Only.  Plan to use your phone in Alaska and Canada only?  Get 200 standard voice*/data minutes for $319.99, with a 6-month expiry.

All prices in USD.  $50 airtime activation fee waived with purchase of complete package.

Iridium Handheld Flex Plans


Calling Plan Options

Monthly US Number Flex Plans give you more with your handheld Iridium Phone

  • +1 US Phone Number Included at No Extra Cost
  • Suspend Your Plan When You’re Not Using It ($5/Mo while suspended, preserves your phone number)
  • Free Incoming Calls on Most Plans (No premium to receive incoming calls to your +1 Number)
  Flex 55 Flex 65 Flex 75 Flex 95
Monthly Access Fee $55.95 $65.95 $75.95 $95.95
Included Voice/Data Value $10.00 $30.00 $60.00 $110.00
Max. Included Minutes 7 23 51 100
Incoming Call Cost Per Minute $1.29 $0.00 (Free Incoming) $0.00 (Free Incoming) $0.00 Free Incoming
Outgoing Call Cost Per Minute $1.29 $1.29 $1.17 $1.09
SMS Texts Sent $0.50 ea $0.50 ea $0.50 ea $0.50 ea
SMS Texts Received Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Contract Term 12 Months 12 Months 12 Months 12 Months

Contract Terms waived with $50 Activation Fee

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