Iridium Airtime Rate Plans

When you purchase an Iridium satellite phone you can select from a variety of airtime rate plans.


Postpaid Airtime Postpaid airtime requires a one year service agreement.
Postpaid Plan
Monthly Fee
Included Minutes
Additional Minute Rate
Voice Mail
5 per month
$1.49 per minute
Saver 75
75 per month
$1.30 per minute Included
Traveler 150
150 per month
$1.15 per minute
Value 250
250 per month
$0.99 per minute
 Emergency Plus*  $575.00 per yr 0 per month $2.00 per minute  Included
 * The emergency plan is paid annually in advance by credit card and does not include any monthly airtime minutes. The plan automatically renews year to year unless Network Innovations receives notice of cancellation 30 days prior to the renewal date. The Emergency plan does not support data (e-mail) transfers. Calls to other Iridium phones on the Emergency Plus Plan are charged at $2.00 per minute.



Standard Prepaid Airtime Prepaid airtime is quick and easy, requires no credit check and can be recharged at any time.
Prepaid Minutes
Valid For
Per Minute Rate
75 Minutes
30 Days
$2.21 per minute
200 Minutes
180 Days
$2.48 per minute
500 Minutes
365 Days
$1.50 per minute
3000 Minutes
730 Days
$1.08 per minute
5000 Minutes 730 Days $4,750.00 $0.95 per Minute
*Prepaid airtime is non-refundable.Due to a change in Iridium’s Prepaid policy, effective December 17th, 2013, any unused prepaid minutes that you purchased more than three years ago will begin to expire from your account balance. Minutes purchased within the past three years will continue to remain available.


Special Prepaid Airtime Plans


Click below to order.

Prepaid Minutes

Valid For


Per Minute Rate


300 Minutes

365 Days


$1.00 Per Minute


200 Minutes

180 Days


$1.50 Per Minute


300 Minutes

365 Days


$1.91 Per Minute


200 Minutes

180 Days


$1.24 Per Minute


 500 MENA zone Minutes

365 Days


$ 1.00 Per Minute within MENA


 When ordering an Iridium phone on the site, you will be prompted by the following steps: