RedPort Glow Iridium Wifi Terminal


was £1,720.00


exc. VAT


The ideal alternative to the Iridium Go

Glow gives you the coverage of the Iridium satellite network with the power of RedPort hardware and services.

Satellite-optimized voice, email, weather forecasts, social media and location sharing are at your fingertips, saving you airtime and connecting you easily. Plus, Glow is the world’s only marine-dedicated satellite phone with access to Iridium’s best service plans, including Unlimited and Double Data.

Iridium Satellite

Glow uses the Iridium satellite network to provide truly-global coverage and access to Iridium’s best airtime pricing, including Prepaid plans and Postpaid Unlimited and Double-Data plans, exclusively for recreational boaters. All based on the Irifium Go airtime plans. 


Use your existing smartphone, Wi-Fi phone, or standard telephone (with optional adapter.) Glow’s included phone exchange will place calls from one end of the ship to the other, or around the world via Iridium’s global satellite network.


Access optimized email, get PredictWind weather and wave forecasts, share photos, post to Twitter and Facebook, and more, all with with XGate or Iridium Mail & Web apps. Learn more about XGate.

Vessel Tracking.

Share your location with friends and family with RedPort Vessel Tracking service. Glow provides tracking data using GPS built directly into the dome, and a friendly web portal makes it easy for you and others to see your trip. Learn more about Vessel Tracking.


Glow’s built-in WiFi capabilities make it easy to connect all of your favorite devices to one simple hub: Mac, PC, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod), and Android.

Built for Boats

Glow’s single durable dome easily mounts outside, giving you maximum GPS and Iridium performance. An Ethernet cable provides power and optional connectivity.

Voice Services

  • Onboard phone exchange (PBX) with up to four extensions and voice mail to create an onboard phone network
  • Up to four local simultaneous users; single simultaneous satellite call
  • Voice calls and text messages with any iOS or Android smartphone, tablet or computer using the XGate Phone app for iOS or Android
  • Compatible with analog telephones with optional adapter
  • Compatible with Ethernet and SIP Wi-Fi phones

Data Services

  • Works with Iridium Mail & Web or any RedPort XGate-based data optimization service.
  • XGate services include:
  • Optimized Email access with an average of 20 times optimization
  • Point weather data
  • PredictWind weather forecasts
  • Photo compression and sending
  • Social media updating with Facebook, Twitter, and SailBlogs
  • Additional compatibility with popular marine applications including Expedition, iNavX, Weather4D, Ocean Imaging’s SeaView Fishing and more
  • Built in firewall blocks all unwanted data traffic to protect against runaway usage, while permitting XGate and other services.
  • Supported operating systems include all current versions of Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, iOS (iPhone, iPad), and Google Android

nb A mount is not included - the unit can be mounted with any standard 1" threaded antenna mount
The unit comes with 10m ethernet cable.

Glow Technical Specs

  • Dimensions: 7.28 in Diameter (185mm), 7.09 in high (180mm)
  • Weight: 4 lbs
  • Temperature: -22° F to 158° F (-30° C to +70° C)
  • Certifications: FCC, CE, and RoHS
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g
  • Power: 12v, 1amp

Choice of Airtime

Select from Pre-Paid airtime (details below) or pay a monthly line rental with our Post-Paid Airtime deals.

Activation of Airtime

You can activate your airtime at anytime (during business hours) you require. All you need to do is call or email us to advise when you want the airtime activated and we will do the rest. 

Airtime Note

All standard pre-paid plans operate in the following way: The minutes purchased are available for use up to the end of the expiry. If a further standard plan is purchased the expiry duration and minutes are added to that of the original purchase. i.e No minutes are lost provided another plan is added prior to the expiry.

Please note that when you order a satellite phone with a Post Paid Sim Card we will forward a contract for completion to obtain your air time.

If you purchase your pre-paid airtime at the same time as your phone you will recieve a small discount in the cost of the airtime - this is shown in the price as you select the airtime amount with your phone. 

Postpaid Pricing Bundles 

We have four standard 3 month plans and 1 month to month plan for you to choose from

Tariff Plan  Monthly Rate  Calls Overage  Data Overage SMS     Plan Term 
GO 5  $69.50  $1.35 $1.00 $.15    3 months*
GO 75  $97.50  $1.35 $0.70 $.10    1 months**
GO 150  $127.50  $1.35  $0.25 Unlimited    3 months*
GO Unlimited  $165.00  $1.35 Unlimited Unlimited    3 months*

If you do not want to commit to a 3 month contract please select the Go 75 program - you can take a minimum of 1 month coverage with this program.

Activation fee - free

*This account will renew automatically after the 3 months are up, unless cancelled by the user. Reactivation on this plan would require a new SIM card with a new phone number. Activation Fee would apply.
**This account will renew automatically each month until cancelled by the user. Reactivation on this plan would require a new SIM card with a new phone number. Activation Fee would apply.

SIM Cards $15.00 each (first one free)
Calls and Data Overage charged per minute of connection

Iridium GO!™ Postpaid Service Pricing Terms and Conditions

  • ISU - DI GO! Data call type pricing specific to Iridium GO! Access Number only
  • Plans offered are hardware restricted via IMEI-range; use of Iridium GO! plans on non-Iridium GO! devices are charged at standard rates.
  • Unlimited plan offered as a limited time priced offering with 150 minutes included call time; GComm reserves the right to modify or delete plans as necessary.

We will require the completion of this contract or any of the above Postpaid deals.

Iridium Fair Use policy:

Iridium GO! devices are prohibited from enabling an always-on connection with the Iridium network that could negatively affect the available bandwidth for other Iridium subscribers. Iridium reserves the right to actively monitor usage statistics and take proactive measures to regulate and if necessary terminate access to the Iridium network to ensure high quality network performance for all users on an ongoing basis. Iridium reserves the right to make a determination in its sole discretion that a particular device/subscriber is violating this Fair Use Policy and take responsive actions with or without notice including but not limited to the immediate suspension or termination of all or any portion of the service to the device/subscriber as well as other legal and technical actions. Neither Iridium nor its agents (such as G-Comm) will have any liability for any of these responsive actions.

Prepaid Pricing Bundles

You can take a 100 minute plan valid for 30 days (or indeed any of our standard telephone plans) to get you started - this gives you 100 minutes of airtime whether you use this for voice calls or data calls. 

We have two special Go plans for you to choose from if you would like to take advantage of half-price data calls:

Call Type Seasonal Plan Annual Plan
Minute ISU-Data 400 1000
Expiry 6 months 12 months
Price £380.00 + VAT £574.75 + VAT
Unit Denominations 12,000


Call Type Per Minute Units Charged
ISU-PSTN (Voice and Data) 60 units
ISU-ISU Voice 30 units
ISU-Other Sat 540 Units
ISU – ISU Data 30 units
ISU – Direct Internet or Dial-Up 30 units
2-Stage 60 units
VM Retrieval 30 units
SMS MO (per message) 10 units

GO Minutes can be rolled over with the addition of a 30 day voucher (£48.00 + VAT per 30 days), or addition of another plan. The original minutes have a maximum of 2 years validity, when rolled over.


Iridium GO!™ Prepaid Terms and Conditions

  • Data rates for prepaid provide 2x voice minutes
  • Iridium GO!™ prepaid vouchers may be used for account creation and recharging only
  • Existing prepaid balances may not be transferred to an Iridium GO!™ prepaid account.
  • Seasonal Plan and Annual Plan offerings may be combined up to a maximum account expiry of 24 months.


ISU - Iridium Subscriber Unit. The handset used for voice communications on the Iridium network.
MO - Mobile Originated. Term used to describe calls that are originated from the ISU.
MT - Mobile Terminated. Term used to describe calls that terminate to an ISU.
PSTN - Public Switched Telephone Network. The public, land-based telephone network (including the (non-satellite) mobile network.

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