Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone | Satellite Phones Direct
Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone | Satellite Phones Direct

Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone

Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone
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Product Info
Technical Specs
Coverage Maps
Airtime Plans
Package Contents

Important Note: Globalstar has now run out of inventory of the New GSP-1700 phones, and is now offering a Like-New Refurbished 1700 Kit with a 1 year warranty and extra accessories for $399!  Click Here for more details. Please feel free to call us for more information!


Introducing the next generation satellite phone. The Globalstar GSP-1700 is the world's smallest, lightest global mobile satellite phone. Perfectly convenient for remote and reliable communications, the GSP-1700 is all new.

Imagine being able to connect to the people and data that matter most – in the places and times that traditional communications don't always work. The GSP-1700 is the ultimate handheld portable satellite phone. Using the optional GIK-1700 installation kit, you can easily create a complete satellite phone system in your vehicle or vessel from the smallest car to the largest aircraft carrier. Antenna and cable length options were designed for ease of installation on land or sea – or simply use the phone hands-free with the optional industrial noise-canceling headset.

Loaded with Features:

  • Compact size: 5.3"H x 2.2"W x 1.5"D
  • Lightweight: 7.05 ounces
  • Optimal voice clarity
  • Backlit color display optimized for outdoor daytime viewing
  • Long-life battery: 4 hours talk time, 36 hours standby
  • Ergonomic design
  • Lighted keypad

Activation Information:

  • A $50 Activation Fee will be charged by Satellite Phones Direct, and added on when you select a Service Plan from the dropdown box above.
  • You must fill out and return a signed copy of the Globalstar Service Agreement before we can activate your service.
  • Your Monthly/Annual service will be charged by Globalstar Directly, and your service contract is with Globalstar.
  • Applicable taxes will be added to the Monthly/Annual Service Fees

Small Phone, Huge Advantages:
Enjoy crystal-clear voice quality. Whisper and be heard with CDMA digital voice quality. Fast data speeds at 9.6 Kbps. Position Location Service - get your Latitude and Longitude directly from your Globalstar phone. Enjoy locally based phone numbers where available.

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  • Dimensions: 135 x 55 x 37mm
  • Weight: 200g (7.1 oz.)
  • Operating Temperature Range: -20 to +55ºC (-4 to +131ºF)
  • Storage Temperature Range: -40 to +85ºC (-40 to +185ºF)
  • Standby Time: up to 36 hours
  • Talk Time: 4 hours
  • 3.7V, 2600mAh
  • Backlit color display with 4-line, 12-character LCD
  • Volume, signal and battery strength indicators
  • Illuminated keypad
  • User-configurable display color scheme
Calling Features
  • Any Key Answer
  • Easy access to Short Messaging and voicemail, with user configurable "new message" alert
  • Standard International Dialing ("+" prefix)
  • Mailbox for voice, numeric and text messages
  • User configurable ringtones (8)
  • Side volume keys
  • 2.5 mm headset connector
  • 99 entry internal address book, with ability to hide numbers in secret memory
  • Call history log retains received, missed and dialed calls
Usage Control Features
  • User-configurable call timers and available "minute alert" to manage costs
  • Keypad lock and security lock code for additional security
Data Network
  • USB data cable (port speed up to 38,400bps)
  • Supports direct TCP/IP and asynchronous modem communications
  • Express Data provides up to 28kbps throughput (Uncompressed speed 9600bps)
  • Send emails, surf Internet, transfer files easily and quickly
GSP-1700 satellite phone package includes:
  • AC charger, Quick-start guide, User manual, CD-ROM. Available in-box colors: Copper, Silver, Red
Available Accessories
  • International plug kit, DC Car Power Adapter, Hands-free headset, USB data cable, Handsfree speakerphone, Leather Case, Waterproof Case, Globalstar 9600 Wifi

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The Globalstar Home Zone is outlined in REDbelow.  Within the Home Zone, Globalstar North American customers can freely roam without incurring additional airtime costs. This map is intended to highlight Home Zone coverage for Orbit and Galaxy customers in North America. Coverage is subject to change without notice

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Globalstar Coverage Map

Please Note:
The Caller I.D. and SMS text messaging for Sat-Fi are NOT available outside the Home Zone. Voice calls and data transmissions for Sat-Fi will work the same as regular voice/duplex outside the Home Zone according to the following service areas:

 Primary Globalstar Service Area

 Extended Globalstar Service Area
(Customers may experience a weaker signal)

 Fringe Globalstar Service Area
(Customers should expect to experience weakest signal)

 Customers who have purchased their SPOT Global Phone/Globalstar phone outside of this area: Roaming is not currently available when traveling to the following countries and surrounding ocean areas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay. Your phone will not work in these areas, however we are working toward resolving this.

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and parts of Antarctica are currently experiencing technical issues impacting connectivity and service levels. Issues are identified, and we are working to resolve them.

Coverage may vary. Map denotes coverage for satellite two-way voice and duplex data only.

Globalstar Monthly & Annual Plans

Please click here to download the Globalstar Service Agreement, required for activation. A $50 activation fee will be collected by Satellite Phones Direct.

Click here for special Free Phone Promo Globalstar Service Agreement with Unlimited Plan.

Globalstar Calling Plans

Additional Information

  • 12 month term applies.
  • A $50 Activation Fee will be collected by Satellite Phones Direct. The Monthly/Annual plans will be charged by Globalstar directly. Applicable taxes will be applied to service plans.
  • Inbound Short Messaging included in all plans
  • Voice calls within Home Zone will be billed first minute then 30 second increments
  • Roaming and Long Distance Calls (outside of Home Zone) will be billed first minute then 60 second increments
  • Data calls will be included and billed in 15 second increments.
  • Subscriptions on the same annual plan and the same account will have the minutes pooled.
  • Unused airtime will not be rolled over to the next billing cycle.
  • All annual service plans of $480.00/year or less will be charged a Network Maintenance Fee of up to $120.00/year upon renewal. All annual service plans of more than $480.00/year will be charged a Network Maintenance Fee of up to $150.00/year upon renewal. All monthly service plans of $40.00/month or less will be charged a Network Maintenance Fee of up to $9.99/month after 6 months of activation. All monthly service plans of more than $40.00/month will be charged a Network Maintenance Fee of up to $12.50 / month after 6 months of activation.
  • A $99 security deposit may be required depending on the credit score provided by the Experian credit bureau if not enough identifying information is provided (e.g. date of birth, driver’s license number, social security number and street address) for the required
    credit check
  • Early termination of the service agreement will require customer to pay an Early Termination Fee in the amount of 100% of the outstanding balance of the contract, plus the full amount of any credits issued during the Term (including promotions).


  • GSP-1700 phone
  • A/C Wall Charger
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • User Guide on CD

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