Telephone call costs range from $0.30 to $2.00 per minute and
even more on some systems.
Beware of call costs to your satellite phone from
shore, it is usually cheaper to make the call than to receive a call!
charges are very expensive. Inmarsat FleetBroadband charge around $12 per Mbit
or $12000 per Gbit, which is about 1000 times more than over a 3G/4G moble
Also inter satellite calls between different satellite networks are
Satellite Data via satellite phone systems. For speech, a
narrow bandwidth of only 2400 Hz is required. Some early satellite phone
) were only
designed to handle voice communications which uses a very narrow
The narrow band restricts the amount of data which can be
sent, data rates range from 2.4 k bits to 9.6 k bits per second depending on
the service provider