Iridium 9555 Portable Satellite Phone | Satellite Phones Direct
Iridium 9555 Portable Satellite Phone | Satellite Phones Direct

Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone

Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone


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The Iridium 9555 is the next generation in Iridium's line of rugged and reliable satellite phones. The Iridium 9555 is both smaller and lighter than previous Iridium phones - it is THE smallest phone Iridium has made to date. The phone has been engineered to withstand the world's toughest environments, and it works anywhere on the planet - without exception. The phone itself has a new streamlined, hand-friendly design, and is packed with new, innovative features. It features improved SMS and email messaging capabilities, upgraded Mini-USB data port and a dramatically redesigned and amazingly intuitive user interface.

This phone is ideal for industrial or rugged conditions, yet appealing to the traveling professional as well. Business, adventure, or pleasure, you can stay in touch across seas and time zones, in remote locations and on the go.

Iridium 9555 Features
  • The smallest phone made by Iridium
  • Intuitive user interface for out-of-the-box functionality
  • Packed with Features, yet simple to use
  • Water, shock & dust resistant for rugged environments
  • Headset/Hands-free capability
  • Enhanced SMS and email messaging capability
  • Integrated speakerphone
  • Internally stowed antenna
  • Mini-USB data port
Iridium 9555 To-Go Kit

Make it a To-Go Kit by adding a Pelican® 1200 watertight, crush proof case!


Iridium To Go Kit

Product CodeBPKT0801
ManufacturerIridium Communications, Inc.
Product CodeBPKT0801
ManufacturerIridium Communications, Inc.


  • 143L x 55W x 30D mm (5.6" x 2.1" x 1.2")


  • 266g (9.4 ounces)

Operating Temperature Range

  • -10°C to +55°C

Battery Life

  • Provides up to 30 hours of standby time with standard battery
  • Provides up to 4 hours of talk time 


  • 200 character Illuminated Graphic Display 
  • Volume, signal and battery strength meters
  • Illuminated weather-resistant keypad

Calling Features

  • Integrated Speakerphone
  • Quick-connect to Iridium voicemail
  • Two-way SMS and short email capability
  • Pre-programmable International Access Code (00 or +)
  • Mailbox for voice, numeric & text messages
  • Selectable ring and alert tones (8 choices)

Global Connectivity

  • The Iridium 9555 is the only truly global mobile communications network. Anywhere on the planet you need to be, the Iridium 9555 is always connected and backed by unmatched network quality and world-class technical support. 
  • Iridium Satellite is the only mobile-satellite service offering gap-free, pole-to-pole coverage over every square inch of the Earth´s surface. Iridium´s constellation of 66 low-earth orbiting, cross-linked satellites provides critical voice and data services for regions not served by other communication networks. Voice and data are routed among the satellites without touching the ground, creating a highly secure and reliable connection.


  • 100 entry internal address book with capacity for multiple phone numbers, email addresses and notes 
  • SIM-based address book with 155 entry capacity
  • Call history retains received, missed and dialed calls

Usage Control Features

  • User-configurable call timers to manage costs
  • Keypad lock and PIN lock for additional security

Iridium offers the only truly worldwide network:

Iridium Coverage Map

Iridium 9555 Calling Plans

Prepaid Plans - Click here for Iridium Prepaid Plans

A Prepaid Plan is a plan with which one may select a package of minutes based on your expected usage and pay for them up-front. Prepaid packages vary in number of minutes and expiry period. There are also regional plans for Africa, Canada/Alaska, South America, Australia/New Zealand, Middle East/North Africa. Your Prepaid plan information is stored on a SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card, which can be inserted into any Iridium phone. Please refer to the Prepaid section for more details.

Please note there are specific rules regarding the expiration dates and adding minutes to a card, so please refer to our SIM Card Rules page for more details.

Monthly Plans - Click here for Iridium Monthly Plans

A Monthly Plan is a plan with which one may pay for airtime after it has actually been used. It is a monthly account, similar to a credit card charge account. As such, there are no expiration dates on Monthly plans, but are instead charged a monthly service fee to maintain service and phone number. Please refer to the Monthly Plans section for more details.

We offer 2 different Monthly plan options, with no minimum contract. See the link below for the differences.

Any of the Monthly plans can only be setup by emailing/faxing us a completed service agreement, which can be found at the bottom of the Monthly plan details.

We will need you to fill out an Iridium Service Agreement

Click here for the Iridium Service Agreement.

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