I use XGate and like it. OCENS is the same program, re-branded, so you might as well compare the package costs and choose accordingly. They are both good outfits.
If you already have a SailMail account, or even if you don't, Sailmail also goes a good job with satellite
connections. You have to dig around on the sailmail.com website to find the setup guide: Sailmail access via Iridium
. I've seen one comparison that indicates that XGate may be slightly faster than Sailmail (both using an Iridium
With any of these, you're going to want to significantly shrink and compress any images
you are sending. For blog postings I usually get the image size down under 30KBytes before sending, and that's going to take a few minutes to send. Don't plan on sending or receiving beautiful high-resolution photos or videos.