At Outfitter Satellite, we are proud to announce that we now offer this compact yet powerful satellite communication device: the Bivy® Stick. With the Bivy® Stick, you can text with friends and family whether you’re traveling the backwoods or the globe. Read on to learn more about the Bivy® Stick and how you can rent or purchase one from Outfitter Satellite today.
What Is the Bivy® Stick?
The Bivy® Stick is a compact, two-way satellite communication device. Weighing in at only 100 grams, the Bivy® Stick is sleek and convenient to carry. It offers the user global coverage through the Iridium Satellite Network, meaning that as long as you have a view of the sky, the Bivy® Stick will allow you to send and receive text messages and share your GPS location through an intuitive smartphone app, available for both Android and iOS. Don’t let the small size of the Bivy® Stick fool you — it’s made to last and withstand almost any condition. The Bivy® Stick boasts an IP67 rating against water and dust intrusion and is shock proof MIL-STD-810 certified.
Key Features of the Bivy® Stick
The Bivy® Stick is designed to allow the user to easily connect with friends or family through an easy-to-use app. It’s the ideal satellite communication device for those who enjoy backpacking, bikepacking, traveling, or living off of the grid. With the Bivy® Stick, you can enjoy all of these great features:
- The Bivy® Stick features a dedicated SOS button. This button can be pre-programmed for monitoring by Global Rescue to provide a way to reach help in the case of an emergency.
- It also features a dedicated Check-In button. This button allows you to easily send an alert to friends or family letting them know you are safe.
- With the smartphone app, you can use the Bivy® Stick to send text messages to cell phones or email addresses.
- Each Bivy® Stick has a US mobile number making it easy for your friends to text you on your Bivy® Stick from their cell phones.
- You can also use the app to download 3- and 7-day weather forecasts.
- With a Bivy® Stick prepaid plan from Outfitter Satellite, you’ll never experience usage changes no matter how many texts, check-ins, or weather forecasts you use.
Bivy® Stick Prepaid Plans
When you purchase a Bivy® Stick from Outfitter Satellite, you can choose from a selection of prepaid plans that offer unlimited use of the Bivy® Stick for a specified amount of time. Plans are available in 4-week vouchers, 8-week vouchers, 12-week vouchers, and 12-month vouchers. There is no activation fee and the plan begins on the day that you purchase it.
When you rent a Bivy® Stick from Outfitter Satellite, unlimited use of the Bivy® Stick is included with your rental. You can send as many texts, alerts, and download as many weather reports as you’d like during your rental and you will never be charged an additional fee for doing so.