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Old 05-02-2014, 19:49   #1
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Satellite WIFI Hotspot

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Satellite hotspot promises to bring Wi-Fi everywhere | PCWorld

Sounds like come 2015 things could get interesting.
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Old 05-02-2014, 20:52   #2
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Re: Satellite WIFI Hotspot

20 kbits sounds more like a Warmspot, but better than nothing.
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20 kbits sounds more like a Warmspot, but better than nothing.
Not ideal for browsing, but 5 smart phones can be connected at one time and simultaneously text.

Call quality equal to the pilot when we tested the unit.

In my opinion the GO is a definite game changer for hand held satcomms.
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Inmarsat will soon be releasing their new phone as well.

Ive got one on my desk and must say, build wise, it resembles the durability of an Iridium phone which is a massive step up from their original design.
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Re: Satellite WIFI Hotspot

Someone is going to figure this out, sooner or later... But this isn't it. I mean, this is just slightly better than dialup.
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