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Globalstar GSP-1700 Handheld Satellite Phone

GSP-1700 Globalstar Satellite Phone

As of June 30, 2017: the Globalstar GSP-1700 satellite phone is sold out. We do have refurbished GSP-1700 satellite phones at this time, please click here to learn more about the refurbished satphones.


A light and feature-rich mobile satellite phone, the GSP-1700 helps you stay connected virtually anywhere.

Staying Connected Anywhere

Imagine being able to connect to the people and data that matter most in the places and times that traditional communications don’t always work. The GSP-1700 is the ultimate handheld portable satellite phone. Using the optional GIK-1700 installation kit, you can easily create a complete satellite phone system in your vehicle or vessel from the smallest car to the largest aircraft carrier. Antenna and cable length options were designed for ease of installation on land or sea or simply use the phone hands-free with the optional Bluetooth module or industrial noise-canceling headset.

Small Phone, Huge Advantages

Enjoy crystal-clear voice quality. Whisper and be heard with CDMA digital voice quality. Fast data speeds at 9.6 Kbps. Position Location Service get your Latitude and Longitude directly from your Globalstar phone. Enjoy locally based phone numbers where available.

Loaded with Features

  • Compact size: 5.3″H x 2.2″W x 1.5″D
  • Lightweight: 7.05 ounces
  • Optimal voice clarity
  • Backlit color display optimized for outdoor daytime viewing
  • Long-life battery: 4 hours talk time, 36 hours standby
  • Ergonomic design
  • Lighted keypad



Dimensions: 135 x 55 x 37mm
Weight: 200g (7.1 oz.)

Standby Time: up to 36 hours
Talk Time: 4 hours
3.7V, 2600mAh

Backlit color display with 4-line, 12-character LCD
Volume, signal and battery strength indicators
Illuminated keypad
User-configurable display color scheme

Calling Features

Rings while antenna is stowed
Any Key Answer
Easy access to SMS and voicemail, with user configurable “new message” alert
Standard International Dialing (“+” prefix)
Mailbox for voice, numeric and text messages
User configurable ringtones (8)
Side volume keys
2.5 mm headset connector


99 entry internal address book, with ability to hide numbers in secret memory
Call history log retains received, missed and dialed calls

Usage Control Features

User-configurable call timers and available “minute alert” to manage costs
Keypad lock and security lock code for additional security

Data Network

USB data cable (port speed up to 38,400bps)
Supports direct TCP/IP and asynchronous modem communications
Express Data provides up to 28kbps throughput (Uncompressed speed 9600bps)
Send emails, surf Internet, transfer files easily and quickly

GSP-1700 satellite phone package includes:

AC charger, Quick-start guide, User manual, CD-ROM. Available in-box colors: Copper

Available Accessories

International plug kit, DC Car Power Adapter, Hands-free headset, USB data cable, Handsfree speakerphone, Leather Case, Waterproof Case

Globalstar GSP-1700 User Manual – downloadable PDF

Globalstar GSP-1700 Quick Tips – downloadable PDF

Return/Refund Policy: Worldwide Satcom (Little 5 Productions LLC) does not accept returns. All products sold are warrantied by the manufacturer.
Globalstar Warranty – click hereThis purchase is for the satellite phone handset. Please note that this sale will require a completed Service Agreement, click here for airtime options. Worlwide Satcom will also bill a $50 activation fee prior to shipment of the satellite phone.