October 2008 – GLOBAFONE OFFERS THE NEW IRIDIUM 9555 HANDSET

Newest Iridium handset in three years brings smaller handset, added features, brilliant design

GlobaFone CEO Lou Altman with the new 9555 at the Iridium Partners Conference in Miami, FL

GlobaFone celebrates the launch of the new Iridium 9555 handset the newest and smallest handset. Iridium has offered. GlobaFone CEO Lou Altman was at the Iridium Partners Conference in Miami when Iridium CEO Matt Desch formally announced the new handset. The Iridium 9555 represents the fourth Iridium handset and the latest generation of functionality. Predecessors include the 9500, the 9505 and the 9505A.

Some of the key features of the phone include:

  • Compact physical footprint for streamlined portability
  • Intuitive user interface for out-of-the-box functionality
  • Water, shock and dust resistance for unparalleled durability
  • Enhanced SMS and messaging capability
  • Integrated speakerphone
  • Headset and hands-free capability
  • Internally stowed antenna
  • Mini-USB port
  • for sale starting in mid-November. The 9555 is compatible with most existing 9505A accessories and has a full compliment of unique accessories. The suggested retail price will be $1695.00. For the month of November, GlobaFone will offer the phone at $1595