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Iridium Extreme





Iridium Extreme builds on the same reliable voice and data capability that users have come to trust from the only real mobile, real global satellite communications company in the world. No other mobile communications company brings you:

Two-way global coverage across oceans, airways and polar regions
Polar Regions Real mobility that keeps you connected while on the move
Reliable, near real-time communications services customizable for virtually every industry

“[Iridium Extreme] simply gives you the reliability and peace of mind that other satellite handsets just cannot” – Brian Heaven, Pivotel

Iridium’s most compact handset to date, Iridium Extreme is enhanced with more features and unique accessories—giving people more ways to connect than ever before:

Only satellite phone with fully integrated, customizable GPS online tracking and programmable emergency notification
Only satellite phone with programmable, GPS-enabled, one-touch emergency SOS button
Creates a Wi-Fi hotspot to connect to the Internet when combined with Iridium AxcessPoint
Supports Google Mapping through coordinate sharing, allowing users, employers, friends and family to visually track the phone location. Start Tracking

“What sets the Iridium Extreme handset apart is the SOS and on-board GPS. You can quickly and easily send for help and responders can be notified of your exact location, so a search and rescue simply becomes a rescue.” – Brian Heaven, Pivotel

Iridium Extreme is ruggedly engineered to support the toughest, highest usage customers of satellite phone communications in the harshest conditions, everywhere:

First satellite phone with military-grade (MIL-STD 810F) durability
First satellite phone with Ingress Protection (IP) rating of IP65
Built dust proof, shock resistant and jet-water resistant
Includes speakerphone and wind-resistant microphone
Diamond tread, tapered grip provides best in-hand ergonomics of any satellite phone

“Super compact. Super lightweight. Great battery life” – Court Ogilvie, Executive, International Non-Profit Organization

Your new Iridium Extreme® is equipped with a dedicated SOS button which you may use to obtain emergency assistance anywhere in the world through Travel Safety Group Limited (GEOS). Registration is required online at: www.geosalliance.com/iridium.


Standby time: Up to 30 hours
Talk time: Up to 4 hours

Operating Temperature

Operating Temperature Range: -10 °C to +55 °C


200 character illuminated graphic display
Volume, signal and battery strength meters
Illuminated weather-resistant keypad

Calling Features

Integrated speakerphone
Quick-connect to Iridium voice mail
Two-way SMS and short email capability
Pre-programmable International Access Code (00 or +)
Mailbox for voice, numeric & text messages
Selectable ring and alert tones (8 choices)


100-entry internal phonebook, with capacity for multiple phone numbers, email addresses and notes
Call history retains received, missed and dialed calls

Usage Control Features

User-configurable call timers to manage costs
Keypad lock and PIN lock for additional security


Iridium’s most compact handset to date, Iridium Extreme is enhanced with more features than ever.

Compact physical footprint for streamlined portability
Intuitive user interface for out-of-the-box ease of use
Jet-water, shock and dust resistance for unparalleled durability
Enhanced SMS and email messaging capability
Integrated speakerphone
Headset and hands-free capability
Internally stowed antenna
Mini-USB data port
Accessories to create instant Wi-Fi hotspots anywhere
Reliable two-way global coverage

Enhanced Features:

Toughest military-grade handset ever built
Highest ingress protection (IP) rating in the industry (IP65)
GPS-enabled location-based services
Supports online tracking and Google Mapping services
Programmable, GPS-enabled, one-touch SOS button
Smallest Iridium phone ever
Diamond treaded, tapered grip for in-hand ergonomics
Rugged, high-gain antenna

What's in the Box

Travel charger with international adapters
Car charger
Leather case
USB data cable
User manual
Quick Start guide
CD-ROM with software
2 accessory adapters*
Magnetic vehicle mount antenna with 5’ cable
Hands-free earpiece with microphone

Iridium Extreme is compatible with the same Iridium 9555 and Iridium 9505A chargers, auxiliary antenna, and USB data cable via two included adapters.

* The adapters included with your Iridium Extreme are used to charge the handset, and to connect accessories. In order to maintain the Ingress Protection rating (IP65), the battery must be fully installed and all connector covers closed.