Satellite Phones: Essential for the Marine Industry

 


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With more offshore fishing boats taking customers further out into the deep blue ocean in search of Billfish, Tunas and others, satellite phones are quickly becoming an essential for all offshore fishing and boating enthusiasts.

The growing popularity in offshore fishing tournaments, charter boats, and individuals searching for that elusive Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Swordfish and other fish that reside in deep water, warrants the utmost in boating safety. These days most anglers fishing the deep, blue water have the opportunity to buy or rent Satellite Phones. Satellite phones on boats have become a very important and necessary piece of safety equipment on your boat. These days Iridium and Inmarsat satellite phones are compact, and offer satellite phone service if the vessel has problems. The best part however is that these satellite phones are economical priced.

Most large boats often come outfitted with Inmarsat satellite equipment, and can easily be switched with a sim card that will immediately add safety and assurance to the boats passengers and crew. This sim card offers boat owners the security of knowing that if a problem arises, with a quick phone call, help is on the way. This sense of security helps bring confidence to each boat owner as well.

In the past renting a satellite phone was unheard of. Today, many companies offer this service, with competitive prices, reliability and global coverage around the world. Renting a satellite phone for boat marine enthusiasts offers the comfort of knowning that you're in good hands, and can get assistance where-ever you are, in any country around the world. Renting a satellite phone is inexpensive, and satellite phone services offer great prices for boat owners.

With more than 66 satellites circling the earth, a satellite phone offers users the opportunity to call any number, anywhere, anytime. Especially since cellular phones will not pick up a signal when just a couple miles offshore, or in different countries. Satellite phones also offer quick help by dialing a 4-digit number; you will be connected with a service representative will help you with any problems that you might be having.

Here is my personal Top 10 list of why you should own or rent a satellite phone when traveling abroad:

10. Safety

9. 24-Hour Customer Service

8. Affordable

7. Reliable 6. Worldwide Reception

5. Easy to use

4. Convenient 10 digit global number

3. Customized Options

2. Piece of Mind

#1 Reason

It’s the best way to let your family know when you’re gonna be late.

Copyright 2005 Troy Denson - Satellite Phone Services of Satcom Marine http://www.satcommarine.com

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