There's something exciting about using a satellite phone.
Because of the widespread nature of normal communications infrastructure, being on a sat phone almost certainly means you're in a remote, faraway place and doing some kind of urgent work. Why else would you have and be using such expensive telecommunications device?
Earlier this year, Inmarsat released its IsatPhone Pro, a fairly compact little gadget--for a sat phone--and in recent weeks, issued an update that added a set of data capabilities, all in the same form factor. I got my hands on one of the newer models, and not long … Read more