Redport Glow Satellite WiFi Terminal


Live and play on the water?

Unlimited Freedom to Roam, Unlimited Data, Unlimited SMS Messages plus Voice Calls with the Glow Terminal for the Iridium Satellite network.

Stay in touch with the Glow Iridium Satellite Terminal. Updated for 2021!  Easy to install, easy to use, easy to live with – Glow gives you the 100% Global coverage of the Iridium satellite network with the power of RedPort hardware and services.

Full Support for:

  • CruisersEmail, Xgate, and MyIridium Compressed Email Services
  • PredictWind Offshore
  • Satellite Voice Calls via Smartphone and optional support for analog desk phones
  • Integration with existing onboard WiFi networks and multi-WAN routers such as Wave WiFi MBR-550, MNC-1200, and Sea-Tech’s Narwhal Communications packages.
  • Vessel Tracking services such as PredictWind, GSatTrack, FollowingSea, and more

10m (30Ft) Data/Power Cable included with Glow systems

Glow systems use our Glow Unlimited Flex plans which include unlimited data, unlimited SMS, and 50 minutes of voice service per-month.   Flex plans can be suspended for $5/month and resumed without any additional fees.  No need to maintain multiple SIM cards for seasonal service.


RedPort Glow: Connecting Life On The Water

Live and play on the water? Stay in touch with the Glow Iridium Satellite Terminal. Easy to install, easy to use, easy to live with – Glow gives you the coverage of the Iridium satellite network with the power of RedPort hardware and services.

Satellite-optimized voice, emailweather forecastssocial media and location sharing are at your fingertips, saving you airtime and connecting you easily. Plus, Glow is the world’s only marine-dedicated satellite phone with access to Iridium’s best service plans, including Unlimited and Double Data.

Glow Iridium WiFi Terminal Features



Iridium Satellite, Voice, Data, Vessel Tracking, WiFi & Ethernet, Built for Boats


Iridium Satellite

Glow uses the Iridium satellite network to provide truly-global coverage and access to Iridium’s best airtime pricing, including Prepaid plans and Postpaid Unlimited and Double-Data plans, exclusively for recreational boaters.



Be heard. Anywhere.

Use your existing smartphone, Wi-Fi phone, or standard telephone (with optional adapter.) Glow’s included phone exchange will place calls from one end of the ship to the other, or around the world via Iridium’s global satellite network.



Connect. Anywhere.

Access optimized email, get PredictWind weather and wave forecasts, share photos, post to Twitter and Facebook, and more, all with with CruisersEmail or Iridium Mail & Web apps.

Vessel Tracking.

Be seen. Anywhere.

Share your location with friends and family with RedPort Vessel Tracking service. Glow provides tracking data using GPS built directly into the dome, and a friendly web portal makes it easy for you and others to see your trip. Learn more about Vessel Tracking.



Connect. Where you are.

Glow’s built-in WiFi capabilities make it easy to connect all of your favorite devices to one simple hub: Mac, PC, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod), and Android.


Built for Boats

Glow’s single durable dome easily mounts outside, giving you maximum GPS and Iridium performance. An Ethernet cable provides power and optional connectivity.


Voice Services

  • Onboard phone exchange (PBX) with up to four extensions and voice mail to create an onboard phone network
  • Up to four local simultaneous users; single simultaneous satellite call
  • Voice calls and text messages with any iOS or Android smartphone, tablet or computer using the XGate Phone app for iOS or Android
  • Compatible with analog telephones with optional adapter
  • Compatible with Ethernet and SIP Wi-Fi phones


Data Services

  • Works with Iridium Mail & Web or any RedPort XGate-based data optimization service such as Sea-Tech’s CruisersEmail.
  • CruisersEmail services include:
  • Optimized Email access with an average of 20 times optimization
  • Point weather data
  • PredictWind weather forecasts
  • Photo compression and sending
  • Social media updating with Facebook, Twitter, and SailBlogs
  • Additional compatibility with popular marine applications including Expedition, iNavX, Weather4D, Ocean Imaging’s SeaView Fishing and more
  • Built in firewall blocks all unwanted data traffic to protect against runaway usage, while permitting CruisersEmail and other services.
  • Supported operating systems include all current versions of Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, iOS (iPhone, iPad), and Google Android

Physical Specifications


Glow Technical Specs

  • Dimensions: 7.5 in Diameter, 7 in high
  • Weight: 2 lbs
  • Temperature: -22° F to 158° F (-30° C to +70° C)
  • Certifications: FCC, CE, and RoHS
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g
  • Power: 12v, 1amp
  • Interfaces: 12VDC Input, RJ45 Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n WiFi

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 10 in


Redport Glow Airtime

Monthly Plans with 12-Month Contract

Our pricing on the monthly plans is clear and simple, so you never have to guess about what you’re signing up for and what you’ll get.  What’s more, with Sea-Tech, you don’t have to pay for service you’re not using, and you also don’t have to pay for extra SIM cards; swap SIMs; or lose your phone number every time you change your service!

How you’ll be charged for airtime: Your first month of service will be prorated based on the day of month you start your service.  After that, you’ll be billed for the entire month on the first of each month.

MOST POPULAR: Redport Glow Unlimited Plan ($139.99/Month Includes Unlimited SMS AND Data)

  • 150 Voice Minutes Included per Month
  • Additional Voice Minutes $0.99/Min
  • Unlimited Data
  • Unlimited SMS Messages

PostPaid Glow 150 Plan ($109.99/Month Includes Unlimited SMS Messages)

  • 150 Data/Voice Minutes Included per Month
  • Additional Voice Minutes $0.99/Min
  • Additional Data Minutes $0.59/Min
  • Unlimited SMS Messages

PostPaid Glow 75 Plan ($84.99/Month)

  • 75 Data/Voice Minutes Included per Month
  • Additional Voice Minutes $0.99/Min
  • Additional Data Minutes $0.89/Min
  • SMS Messages $0.49/Each

PostPaid Glow 5 Plan ($59.99/Month)

  • 5 Data/Voice Minutes Included per Month
  • Additional Voice Minutes $0.99/Min
  • Additional Data Minutes $0.99/Min
  • SMS Messages $0.49/Each

Buy anytime – you can wait to activate your card until you’re ready to go.

Add USA +1 Number for incoming calls only for $10/Month

NEW! – USA Phone Number Monthly Glow Unlimited FLEX Plan

Suspend When You’re Not Using


  • 50 Incoming AND Outgoing Voice Minutes per Month
  • Unlimited Incoming AND Outgoing SMS/Text Messages
  • Unlimited Data Minutes for Email/Weather/etc
  • +1 USA Phone Number included (for all incoming and outgoing calls and texts)
  • Suspend for $5/Month when off season
  • $1.09/Minute for additional voice calls (after 50 minutes in a month)
  • $50 Activation Fee waived with 12-Month Contract, otherwise month-to-month.

Suspending/Cancelling/Reactivating Service:  Are you finished using your service for the season, or for a few months?   With Sea-Tech, you can suspend your service for just $5/month.  Let us know you’d like to suspend or cancel no later than the 25th of each month (by emailing us at, and your change in service will be effective as of the end of the month.  When you’re ready to resume your service, let us know by the 25th of the month prior to reactivation, and you’ll be ready to go!  (And don’t worry, if you let us know late we’re still happy to reactivate for you; just know that your $5/mo suspension won’t be refunded if it’s already been billed, and reactivated months are not prorated.)

Note: $50 activation fee required on initial activation; waived with purchase of hardware.  Calls to non-Iridium satellite devices not included, and billed at $9.99/minute.

All Satellite Phones and Devices are shipped with an unactivated SIM card.  Call or Email to activate your service.

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.

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