Snow Shoveling Safety Tips Before You Use Your Satellite Phone

If you’re living somewhere remote this winter (and consequently using one of our satellite phones), then there’s a good chance that you’ll have to deal with a good amount of snow. Of course, the extent of snowfall depends on where you are in the world, but it’s not uncommon for many folks to pull out the old snow shovel and get to work outside. That’s no surprise given that about 17.8 million square miles of the Earth’s surface is covered with snow every year according to the National Snow & Ice Data Center.


Your Source For Satellite Phones Online (And Snow Safety Tips, Too!)

Because our satellite phone buyers frequently tend to explore snowy, mountainous areas, Outfitter Satellite offers the following snow shoveling safety tips to help you avoid breaking your back. If you’re in search of the best selection of Iridium satellite phones and other brands like Thuraya and Inmarsat, you’re in the right place — view our buyer’s guide here.


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Be Aware Of The Most Common Winter Exploration Hazards

Be Aware Of The Most Common Winter Exploration Hazards

For some, the thirst of adventure is not quenched by the frenzy of activity during the warmer parts of the year. Adrenaline junkies and avid outdoor explorers alike don’t confine their trips to late spring, summer, and early fall. No, the winter beckons a special type of exploratory opportunity — one prompted by snow.


Downhill skiing, backcountry skiing, hut-to-hut touring, snowshoeing, ice climbing, heli-skiing, sledding, ice fishing, you name it: we guarantee that many people are out there in the world doing those things as you’re reading this. We applaud these folks for gearing up, embracing the world, and doing what they love despite what the temperature reads.


Stay Connected Through Our Online Satellite Phone Store


Outfitter Satellite embraces the spirit of the explorer, because we understand how special it is to make first tracks, take in breathtaking vistas, and go where no one else (or very few people) have gone before. If you’re familiar with the term “wanderlust,” that’s essentially what we’re going for here.


Because expeditions and remote trips are so gear-intensive, we’re proud to provide an invaluable resource for just about any serious outdoor adventure: satellite phones. Whether you’re working on a cold, remote site this winter and you’ve purchased one of our satellite phones for sale or you just need a satellite phone rental as a reliable line of communication to the outside world, Outfitter Satellite has you covered.


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The Value Of Staying Connected — How Outfitter Satellite Can Help

The Value Of Staying Connected — How Outfitter Satellite Can Help

When you’re within the comfort of your home, office (even if the inside temperature is a little cold!), or just society in general, it’s hard to imagine not being connected. As nice as it is to wrap yourself up in a blanket and hang out on the couch all day, the reality is that people travel for work or leisure, taking them to remote and far away places.


You might find later in life that you’re working on a boat, living out in the wilderness of Alaska, or building communities out in remote areas of Africa. There’s no telling where we’ll be later in life, but there is a reliable way to stay connected even in the most remote places on the planet: by getting a satellite phone from Outfitter Satellite.


Stay Connected Through Our Online Satellite Phone Store


At Outfitter Satellite, we offer a comprehensive number of services that help you stay in contact with...well, whomever. In this blog post, we’d like to briefly cover some of our popular services and products. Let’s take a look.


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Exploring Outdoors This Winter? Here Are Several Clever Tips To Stay Warm And Dry

Exploring Outdoors This Winter? Here Are Several Clever Tips To Stay Warm And Dry

Most people tend to get outside during the spring, summer, and early fall seasons, when the sun rises high in the sky and the temperatures are fairly moderate. However, for those who love to play in the cold — be it downhill skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing, sledding, ice skating, backcountry skiing, or working in a cold office — there’s a certain allure about the winter season that brings out the adventurous side in many folks.


Be Safe Outside This Winter

Though playing in the winter snow is fun, it also poses the risk of developing hypothermia, frostbite, or even just being plain ol’ cold and shivering. There’s also the risk of experiencing an avalanche, taking a nasty fall, or getting hurt out in the wilderness one way or another. It is these risk factors in winter sports, along with others, that prompt the need for a satellite phone to stay connected to society.


Fortunately, Outfitter Satellite has provided countless satellite phones for sale to outdoor enthusiasts, remote workers, and global travelers alike. Our point is, if you’re going to be spending time in an area with little to no cell phone coverage, our selection of satellite phones for sale have you covered...literally.


Explore our rental options, read more about portable internet, or discover the Inmarsat IsatPhone.


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Tips For Traveling Safely In Remote Areas

Tips For Traveling Safely In Remote Areas

If your desire to travel has itched at you over the years, you've probably been to a number of incredible destinations around the world: Paris, Tokyo, Machu Picchu, Denali National Park, and countless other places. From mountain highs to the depths of the sea, you've come to accept one universal truth: the more you explore and travel, the more places there are that you need to explore and travel. That's just how the "traveling bug" works.


Staying Connected And Prepared Out In The World

While go-to travel destinations can take you to many incredible places around the world, you may want to visit more remote areas like the peaks of the Himalayas to the Serengeti of Africa. You can't always rely on typical resources to be accessible given the remote nature of these areas, so extreme travel warrants a modified approach to packing for your trip and getting around.


Fortunately, when it comes to communication, our satellite phones for sale here at Outfitter Satellite will keep you connected. If there's an expedition down the pipeline for you, we recommend renting a satellite phone for the duration of your trip. Our satellite phones for rent offer global coverage and range in overall durability, GPS tracking abilities, SMS capability, weather resistance features, and more.


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Why Aren’t Satellite Phones Universally Used?

Why Aren’t Satellite Phones Universally Used?

That’s a great question. We’re sure that you’re probably not the first person to wonder why a small, handheld piece of technology that’s capable of instantly connecting you to anyone, literally anywhere, at any time, isn’t used by...well, everyone.


There are many people that do use satellite phones on a daily or near-daily basis, such as military and political officials working in remote places — or, as they’re known, geographically “difficult” places. At Outfitter Satellite, our comprehensive selection of satellite phones for sale are designed for hardcore mountaineers and wilderness explorers, marine workers, international travelers, and others who simply need a reliable line of communication no matter where they are.

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Basic Mountaineering Equipment That You’ll Need On Hand For Your Adventures

Basic Mountaineering Equipment That You’ll Need On Hand For Your Adventures

The mountains have a certain allure to them. Those who have spent time sucking thin oxygen will tell you great stories of danger, misadventure, and pure excitement. Mountaineers constantly face challenges, but have no problem going back and doing it all over again. This mystical appeal to the mountains is largely ineffable; we can’t quite describe why we enjoy immersing ourselves deep in the wilderness...we just do it, and we love it.


Why Preparedness Is Key


While a passion for the outdoors and the wanderlust for exploration are primary qualities of just about any mountain-goer, true mountaineers know the importance of being prepared. With rapidly changing weather patterns, various wildlife encounters, and sheer isolation away from civilized life, a fun backpacking trip can quickly turn into a life or death situation. It’s for these reasons — and more — that Outfitter Satellite carries the most comprehensive selection of satellite phones for sale.


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7 Myths About Survival That You Should Never Put Into Practice

7 Myths About Survival That You Should Never Put Into Practice


The wilderness often beckons to ambitious and adventure-hungry explorers, offering a lifetime of possibilities and discovery opportunities. The wilderness also, unfortunately, is inherently dangerous — at least, compared to our comfortable and controlled lives back over in society. All too often, a fun, recreational trip can turn into a dire survival situation in just a matter of hours. Really, just a severe shift in weather and a lack of preparedness will have you wishing that you were back at home.


Stay Prepared With One Of Our Satellite Phones For Sale

As a satellite phone and mobile internet provider, we’re able to connect outdoor explorers, travelers, ship goers, and those who work on remote sites with fast and reliable communication technology. There are a number of reasons why anyone needs to stay in constant contact with the outside world, and mountaineering is only one of them.


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Equipment You Won't Want To Leave Behind On Your Oversea's Business Trip

If you are traveling overseas for business, it is important that you have the proper technology so that you are able to conduct business while in a foreign country. Check out our blog to learn more about some pieces of equipment you'll want to bring along with you. 
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Outdoor Gear You Should Rent Instead of Buy

There’s nothing like spending time in the great outdoors. However, if you plan on something more than just your typical day hike, it is a good idea to start accumulating the necessary outdoor gear to ensure that you stay safe and comfortable while enjoying your time in nature. Depending on the activities you are doing, it may make more sense to rent than buy. Check out our blog to learn more about some of the gear you can rent instead of buying!

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