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Blowing Up the ‘Lowest Price is Best’ Myth

If your SatCom provider claims, ‘We have the lowest prices’, odds are they only care about your money.  Why else do they offer the lowest price?  Sure, it may seem like a great deal initially, but when you or your people are immersed in an after-hours emergency, and you call your lowest priced SatCom provider for […]

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A Shameless, Self-Serving Plug for GlobaFone

GlobaFone takes care of you even in situations where they have to engage a competitor to fulfill your request.

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When it’s time to upgrade your satellite phone GlobaFone will “Buy Back” your old Iridium or Globalstar phone!

Why should you upgrade your satellite phone? The latest models, such as the Iridium 9555 and the Extreme 9575 are slightly smaller and weigh less than the older phones. Plus, with many new upgrades your phone is easier to use and has new capabilities, such as hands-free options, longer talk time and the ability to […]

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Satellite Phones – Finding the Right Provider

I was at the Satellite 2012 conference last week, and the topic of reputable satellite phone providers came up as I asked the five CEOs a question about how they want their products sold.  I cited the recent state bid where a janitorial supply company had won a  bid on BGAN terminals.  The company didn’t […]

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Satellite Phone Rentals – Costs and Benefits

Recently, a group of University of New Hampshire nursing students travelled to Ghana, Africa, on a 2 week long humanitarian trip so they could offer their services to area clinics while also promoting health education. The trip was a huge success in that the group assisted with births, immunizations, and even learned about the spiritual […]

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Thank You from GlobaFone

The holiday season is upon us and one additional gift (or lump of coal) for you this year is that I get to write this message.  Bridgette has thus far kept me at bay in terms of writing this blog, but since she isn’t here today….. GlobaFone had another terrific year.  We won some significant […]

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Join the GlobaFone Price vs. Value Webinar on Wednesday, November 9, or Thursday, November 10

This webinar will benefit Telecom Managers, Buying Agents, Contracting officers, and Telecom Analysts. The Satcom industry is full of equations when it comes to determining price and services. In this webinar, GlobaFone CEO Lou Altman will outline why the lowest priced satellite phone can often end up costing organizations more in the long run. After this webinar you […]

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The Iridium Extreme 9575 is Now Shipping

The moment we have all been waiting for has arrived. The Iridium Extreme 9575 satellite phone with its extreme is now available for shipping. Building on the capabilities of the Iridium 9555, the 9575 brings military grade ruggedness to the market and customers are eager to use this phone for its ability to withstand the […]

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