can anyone tell me what is the fasted method to send and receive email via Iridiumphone. Is it best to use the iridium direct internet data functionality or to dial up and use a email client such as "MailaSail" or "Ocens".
I would not use the direct connection.. way too slow. We use uuplus via our iridium phone and we get weather (saildocs gribs and buoyweather txt), update our blog
(including location) and send/receive a couple emails, all in less than a minute.
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Geeky reply to why XGate is a good ideal. It discusses all the pros and cons for using xgate (and other satellite based compression agents) vs. direct internet.