SPOT Global Phone
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When you wander off the grid, the SPOT Global Phone keeps you connected to the people and data that matter most. Using satellite technology, it works almost anywhere in the world.
The SPOT Global Satellite Phone extends your explore-able world with reception nearly anywhere you can see the sky. Call to check in with your friends and family from the most remote locations on earth or send them a text message up to 35 characters. Hook the phone up to your computer to check email and respond to messages. If you get in a bind, emergency services are just a few button clicks away.
- Mountain Gear
With the SPOT Global Phone, you can stay in touch with your friends and family back home no matter where your adventures may take you. Powered by 100% satellite technology, the SPOT Global Phone works almost anywhere, regardless of cell coverage.. . . Stay connected with friends and family no matter where you are with crystal-clear voice quality and competitive airtime pricing. SPOT Global Phone provides easy access to voicemail and can receive 35-character text messages. In the event of a life-threatening situation or other critical emergency, simply dial 9-1-1 to connect with GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center. Choose between 4 monthly or 4 annual airtime service plans, with costs as low as 25 cents per minute. Quickly and easily send emails, surf the internet, and transfer files (requires optional data kit, not included); Express Data provides up to 28 kbps throughput (uncompressed speed 9600 bps) (additional fees may apply). Long-lasting Li-ion battery provides up to 4 hours of talk time or 36 hours of standby per charge. Call features include any-key answer, standard international dialing ("+" prefix), and eight user-configurable ring tones. User-configurable call timers and "minute alert" help manage costs; keypad lock and security lock code prevent unintentional dialing. Display features include a backlit 4-line/12-character LCD screen; volume, signal, and battery indicators; and illuminated keypad. Internal address book stores up to 99 contacts. Call history shows received, missed, and dialed calls