Iridium 9555 satellite phone Australia

Iridium 9555 satellite phone Australia

Posted on August 7, 2015 by admsat


Iridium 9555 a classic satellite phone for Australia

The Iridium 9555 was released in 2008 and has remained one of the best Iridium selling satellite phones ever since.  

This is because Iridium built the 9555 to serve the satellite phone user who wants a tough and reliable satellite phone, that is easy to use, dependable and with no frills.   If you are looking for an Iridium satellite phone that has a ton of features then you best head over the Iridium 9575 Extreme.  

If all you need is to make and receive satellite calls anywhere you can see the sky (worldwide coverage) the Iridium satellite network is a good choice, and the Iridium 9555 is a good handset for you.

In this Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone Review, we aim to offer you as much information as possible about this sat phone.  Whether you are after an Iridium satphone price or a prepaid satellite phone, please use the Big Red Button to ask us a question or a free quotation.

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The Iridium 9555 a rugged and reliable satellite phone for Australia

Iridium 9555 coverage

When you buy your Iridium 9555 from us you enjoy two distinct coverage benefits.

  • When you are using the sat phone in Australia and within 200 nautical miles you enjoy amazing benefits and added features.  
    • Ask us for the cheapest Iridium satellite plans in Australia before you buy anywhere else.
    • We give you an Australian mobile number that you can use while roaming within the Australian zone.  
  • When you use the sat phone internationally you connect to the standard Iridium network which offers global coverage across the world.  In such-a-case, you use your standard international satellite phone number and still enjoy excellent satellite phone plans.


  • Compact, fairly light (266 grams) and comfortable to hold
    • Dimensions (Height 143 mm Width 55 mm  Depth 30 mm. (With the antenna fully extended  293 mm, and 183 mm with the antenna retracted)
  • Rated water and dust resistant and rugged enough to cope with accidental rough treatment
  • Dedicated SMS and email functions
  • Headset, hands-free and speakerphone functions. 
  • The antenna retracts for added protection
  • Includes a USB data port for PC connectivity
  • Easy to use and intuitive function menus.  If you don’t like reading manuals this Iridium satphone is for you.
  • The rechargeable Li-ion battery is rated to deliver up to 4 hours talk time and up to 30 hours standby time.  As always these times are based on pristine satellite communication usage.  When planning to use the phone in harsh conditions reduce your expectations.  If you leave your phone on while inside a building (no satellite signal) your battery is likely to go flat in a few hours.  Always turn your sat phone off when you are inside a building.
  • Easy to follow user manual.  You can also download an Iridium 9555 user manual

What’s in the box of the Iridium 9555

This is one aspect of satellite communication where Iridium beats every competitor hands down.  Iridium provides its customers with everything they need to enjoy a comprehensive satellite communication experience.  Other manufacturers will charge you thousands for their “optional” accessories, Iridium puts them all in the box.  Take a look.


How to set up the Iridium 9555

Most of our customers dislike reading user manuals and they do so only in desperation. This video shows you how to set up the 9555, inserting the sim card and also offers some interesting user tips that will enhance your enjoyment of the phone.

Your preferred service provider, of course, should be Safecity Satellite Phone call us on 0263355216 or use the Big Red Button to obtain a quotation for the best satellite plans and cheapest Iridium 9555.

Setting up and using SMS texting 

 How to make a call with the Iridium 9555 satellite phone

  • Important tips that will help you enjoy the best satellite communication experience with your Iridium satellite phone.


  • Making a call with the 9555.  When you buy your sat phone you will also be signing a satellite service plan contract.  We are experts at providing the best Iridium satellite phone plans that fit your needs perfectly.  🙂


Iridium 9555 price and satellite phone plans for Australia 

Everyone loves a bargain and we work very hard to offer our customers the best satellite phone plans and the cheapest Iridium 9555 prices.  Please use the Big Red Button to ask us for a quotation prior to making a decision.  We could be saving you a lot of money and offering you features that you may have not heard about from our competitors.  

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The Iridium 9555 satellite phone Australia was updated on the 7 August 2019.

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