Answers to the ‘Ask Our Satellite Experts’ Questions

Welcome!  If you are here it means you are looking for satellite communications knowledge and information presented in an unbiased format. 

SatCom is more complex than cellular (yes, it is rocket science!) and there is quite of bit of misinformation.  Our goal with Ask Our Experts is to offer a forum for people to get clear, objective answers to their SatCom questions and it adds the opportunity for others to learn from others’ questions. 

As a trainer and speaker, I’ve learned that the most effective learning happens when a ‘student’ asks a question that another student may have also had. The thinking behind ‘Ask Our Satellite Experts’ is that if you have a question, someone else likely will as well.

So when you ask a question, you will receive an answer, and equally important you are creating a forum for others to learn.  This helps build a knowledgeable community.  

We’ll post the new videos as questions are answered and we’ll also add them to our YouTube Channel.

Thanks for joining us – to your knowledge!

We often take calls from, ‘price shoppers’.  They ask how much, then tell us where it’s cheaper.  ‘Go ahead’, we tell them.  Lowest priced SatCom providers don’t promise you anything other than the lowest price. Lou Altman blows up the ‘Lowest Price is Best’ myth once and for all. 

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One of the most common questions we hear is, ‘What is the best satellite phone?’  The short answer is, ‘the best phone is the one that best solves whatever problem you need solved.’  Lou Altman dives deeper into the answer with a brief discussion about the various networks and how you determine what is he ‘best satellite phone’ for you. 

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GlobaFone CEO Lou Altman talks about our greatest accomplishment in 2016 – Local Numbers.  If you add Local Numbers to your Iridium account, you don’t need international dialing to call into an Iridium phone. 

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One frequent issue with satellite phones is whether or not they will work in a city.  We answer that question in this short video. 

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The beauty of satellite phones is that they allow you to keep connected anywhere you go in this world.  But you need to know which solution will work at your destination. A recent question was, ‘Will a Satellite Phone Work in Antarctica.  We answer that question IN THIS VIDEO

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