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

Postpaid Pricing Bundles

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

Go! ™ 5 – Monthly Charge $52.95 – includes 5 data minutes
Go! ™ 75 – Monthly Charge $79.95 – includes 75 data minutes or 75 call minutes per month
Go! ™ 150 – Monthly Charge $104.95 – includes 150 data minutes or 150 call minutes per month
Go! ™ UNL – Monthly Charge $136.95 – includes Unlimited data minutes and 150 call minutes per month

Month to Month – Monthly Charge $66.95 – does not include any data minutes or call minutes.

Additional Charges:
When you have used up your monthly limit of data &/or call minutes you will be charged in arrears at the rates indicated below.: 

Tariff Plan  Monthly Rate  DI GO Data  SMS   Plan Term  Activation Fee 
GO 5 $52.95 $.64 $.15 3 months*


GO 75  $79.95  $.49  $.10  3 months* $50.00 Waived
GO 150  $104.95  $.25  Unlimited  3 months* $50.00 Waived
GO Unlimited  $136.95  $.25  Unlimited  3 months* $50.00 Waived 
Month to Month  $66.95 $.64  $.15  0** $50.00 

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

*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.

Iridium to PSTN minutes: $1.25 per minute
Iridium to Direct Internet: $1.25 per minute
Inbound 1+Access Calls to Iridium: $1.49 per minute (A text must go through the assigned 8816 #)
SIM Cards $15.00

NB DI Go Data is charged when you use the Iridium Go to access data out-with approved Iridium Apps

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

We have two standard plans for you to choose from:

Call Type Seasonal Plan Annual Plan
Minute ISU-Data 400 1000
Expiry 6 months 12 months
Price £359.00 + VAT £570.00 + 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.

Activation of Airtime

You can activate your airtime at anytime (during UK 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. It typically takes us around 10 minutes to activate the airtime. 

Write a review