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Global voice and data up to 128 kbps

Iridium OpenPort ™ is the world's first and only global voice and data service engineered for the maritime market. Easy to install, and surprisingly affordable, Iridium OpenPort delivers up to three phone lines for simultaneous use and features always-on data with speeds up to 128 kbps on an all-IP backbone.

Iridium OpenPort ™ offers: 

  • Three separate phone lines and high-speed always-on data line
  • Flexible and attractive pricing packages
  • Lightweight, low-profile and low maintenance satellite antenna with no moving parts
  • Iridium's worldwide pole-to-pole coverage, unmatched network quality, and world class technical support

Key benefits

Benefit from versatile, cost-effective communications with Iridium OpenPort™.

  • Simultaneous always-on data & voice services: ideal for crew and professional usage at the same time.
  • Cost-effective: attractive pricing airtime packages and equipment.
  • Easy to use: a light weight antenna easy to install which does not require a stabilization platform.
  • Iridium truly global coverage: including all oceans and polar regions.
  • Solutions: leading edge technologies designed to extend the benefits of Iridium OpenPortTM  service.


Simultaneous always-on internet & voice services

Standard IP-based data configurable from 9.6 to 128 kbps.
A single Ethernet port provides a connection to a standard PC o to a router or hub for multiple PCs.
Cost-effective per megabyte rates.

3 independent RJ11 ports for simultaneous use.
Crew calls are easily separated from ship's business calls for simplified accounting.



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With its small size and light weight, the Iridium OpenPort omni-directional antenna does not require a stabilization platform and, with no moving parts, is virtually maintenance-free.

  • Height: 9.06 in (230 mm)
  • Diameter: 22. 44 in (570 mm)
  • Weight: 24.25 lb (11 kg)


  • 3 independent RJ11 ports for simultaneous use


  • IP-based, 9.6-128 kbps (configurable) with per-MB pricing for airtime


  • Global, pole-to-pole

Below Decks Unit

  • Height: 7.78 in (200 mm)
  • Width: 9.84 in (250 mm)
  • Depth: 2.17 in (55 mm)
  • Weight: 2.98 lb (1.35 kg)
  • Wall-mounted
  • SIM-based
  • LEDs and configuration through Web browser interface
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EX4U Telecom will combine the Iridium OpenPort service with the our Solutions portfolio, providing one of the most comprehensive communications solutions available to the maritime community.

To help you get more from your Iridium OpenPort service, EX4U Telecom will offer a range of solutions following the commercial launch of the service:

  • Universal Card: multi-satellite network operator card for prepaid voice, SMS and email.
  • Scratch & Web: prepaid data users are issued a MB amount of prepaid credit for e-mail, web browsing.
  • SkyFile NOAD: create & transmit regulatory forms to stay compliant with U.S. Coast Guard and National Vessel Movement Center regulations.
  • SkyFile Weather: provides customizable professional weather information, high resolution satellite images and more.
  • SkyFile Mail: free messaging and compression tool that saves time & money by compressing emails, e-faxes and SMS by up to 90%.
    SkyFile Anti Virus software allows you to protect your remote computer assets or network from potentially harmful viruses.
  • Terralink Data Manager: set your own firewall-filters, administrate your account profiles, and select traffic priorities.
  • Terralink Interconnect: connect your ship with a seamless link to the corporate network in total security with our range of interconnection solutions.

EX4U Telecom is a partner in the global distribution for the Iridium OpenPort service.

With an always-on, standard Ethernet connection and three voice lines that can be used simultaneously, Iridium OpenPort will deliver reliable, cost-effective data & voice communications for shipping and fishing fleets around the globe.

EX4U Telecom will offer a number of service packages that bundle data usage and voice minutes for one low monthly fee with larger-volume voice and data packages offering progressive per-unit discounts. Service packages will be available at speeds of 9.6 kbps, 32 kbps, 64 kbps and 128 kbps.

Our Maritime customers also benefit from 24/7 customer care support and training programs tailored for maritime management and crew. Through the Iridium OpenPort package, EX4U Telecom meets the varying needs of the maritime community, including the shipping, fishing, workboat, research and crew calling sectors.

Advance orders for Iridium OpenPort terminals are being taken now by EX4U Telecom.

Please contact us to receive an Advance Order Form and ensure receiving one of the first Iridium OpenPort terminals available on the market.

XCHANGE, maritime broadband bundle with Iridium OpenPort and Pharostar, see here...

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