Thuraya SatSleeve is the world's first satellite adaptor to transform the iPhone 5 and 5S to a satellite smartphone. Expand the horizons of your iPhone and use it in satellite mode to be connected via satellite anywhere under the coverage area of Thuraya’s satellite network.
Thuraya’s powerful satellite network provides easy and affordable access to mobile communication services across 140 countries in Africa, Europe, Middle East, Russia, Central Asia, and parts of China.
The Thuraya Satsleeve will not work in the United States or The Americas. Please see coverage map below.
Note: The SatSleeve for iPhone 5/5s comes with an adaptor for iPhone 5/5s inside the package. Adaptors for iPhone 4/4s and 6 are available separately.
Thuraya SatSleeve users can make calls, use basic Internet connectivity, post news updates, chat via message apps with their contacts as well as send and receive emails from the most remote locations.
The Thuraya SatSleeve can be used across the Thuraya network either with a Thuraya Prepaid or Postpaid SIM card. Thuraya SatSleeve enables you to enjoy universal satellite coverage even in the most remote environments.
Thuraya's congestion-free network automatically re-allocates Network resource to any single spot beam, allowing Thuraya SatSleeve users to enjoy uninterrupted connectivity beyond the reach of terrestrial communications and cellular networks.
Calls and text messages in satellite mode
Make calls and text in satellite mode whenever there is no terrestrial network available
Email on the go
Access emails in satellite mode, no matter where you are.
Take your favorite Social Apps Anywhere
Enjoy using applications such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and many more, so you can chat and update your profile in places with no terrestrial network reach.
Compatibility with the iPhone
The SatSleeve Application is available as a free download from the Apple App Store.
Simply dock your iPhone into the SatSleeve to enjoy satellite connectivity. Available in 12 languages, the user-friendly SatSleeve App allows you to easily integrate your iPhone address book for satellite calls and messages.
Emergency Call Button
Thuraya SatSleeve comes equipped with an Emergency Call button, allowing you to make an emergency phone call to one predefined number even without your iPhone docked.
Supported by a powerful satellite network
Thuraya’s satellite network is well-known for being a powerful satellite coverage that covers over 140 countries or two-thirds of the globe. Thuraya SatSleeve enables you to receive calls even with the satellite antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times.
Changeable smartphone adaptors
Different smartphone adaptors for the SatSleeve provide you with the flexibility to use the SatSleeve with others smartphone models such as IPhone 4/4s & 6.
HOW IT WORKS
-Download the SatSleeve application from the Apple App Store
-Dock your iPhone into the SatSleeve
-Enjoy calls, messages, emails, and access your favorite Apps in satellite mode
Note: iPhone is not included
System & Coverage
The Thuraya systems coverage is largely over Africa and parts of the Middle-East and Asia. This system however is a moving ahead rapidly. Their line of satellite phone are more advanced than other competitors. So if you live in this any of these regions then this might be a wonderful choice for you.
Main unit: 138 x 69 x 20 mm (h x w x d)
iPhone 5/5s Adaptor:
142 x 69 x 13 mm (h x w x d)
Main unit: 178 g (with battery)
iPhone 5/5s Adaptor: 49 g
3.5 mm jack for headset
Micro USB for charging and upgrade
DC charging jack
Output DC 5V / 2.0A (with EU/UK/CN/AUS adapters)
3.7V Li-ion, 2440 mAh
Stand By: Up to 36 hrs
Tal Time:Up to 3 hrs
Satellite Data Speed
Download 60 kbps, Upload 15 kbps (GmPRS)
-10 to +55 °C
-20 to +70 °C
Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese (simplified), English, French, German, Italian,
Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
All prices are in USD.