Glow gives you the coverage of the Iridium satellite network with the power of RedPort hardware and services.
Satellite-optimized voice, email, weather forecasts, social media and location sharing are at your fingertips, saving you airtime and connecting you easily. Plus, Glow is the world’s only marine-dedicated satellite phone with access to Iridium’s best service plans, including Unlimited and Double Data.
Glow uses the Iridium satellite network to provide truly-global coverage and access to Iridium’s best airtime pricing, including Prepaid plans and Postpaid Unlimited and Double-Data plans, exclusively for recreational boaters. All based on the Irifium Go airtime plans.
Use your existing smartphone, Wi-Fi phone, or standard telephone (with optional adapter.) Glow’s included phone exchange will place calls from one end of the ship to the other, or around the world via Iridium’s global satellite network.
Access optimized email, get PredictWind weather and wave forecasts, share photos, post to Twitter and Facebook, and more, all with with XGate or Iridium Mail & Web apps. Learn more about XGate.
Share your location with friends and family with RedPort Vessel Tracking service. Glow provides tracking data using GPS built directly into the dome, and a friendly web portal makes it easy for you and others to see your trip. Learn more about Vessel Tracking.
Glow’s built-in WiFi capabilities make it easy to connect all of your favorite devices to one simple hub: Mac, PC, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod), and Android.
Built for Boats
Glow’s single durable dome easily mounts outside, giving you maximum GPS and Iridium performance. An Ethernet cable provides power and optional connectivity.
- Onboard phone exchange (PBX) with up to four extensions and voice mail to create an onboard phone network
- Up to four local simultaneous users; single simultaneous satellite call
- Voice calls and text messages with any iOS or Android smartphone, tablet or computer using the XGate Phone app for iOS or Android
- Compatible with analog telephones with optional adapter
- Compatible with Ethernet and SIP Wi-Fi phones
- Works with Iridium Mail & Web or any RedPort XGate-based data optimization service.
- XGate services include:
- Optimized Email access with an average of 20 times optimization
- Point weather data
- PredictWind weather forecasts
- Photo compression and sending
- Social media updating with Facebook, Twitter, and SailBlogs
- Additional compatibility with popular marine applications including Expedition, iNavX, Weather4D, Ocean Imaging’s SeaView Fishing and more
- Built in firewall blocks all unwanted data traffic to protect against runaway usage, while permitting XGate and other services.
- Supported operating systems include all current versions of Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, iOS (iPhone, iPad), and Google Android
nb A mount is not included - the unit can be mounted with any standard 1" threaded antenna mount
The unit comes with 10m ethernet cable.