The Iridium GO! has an IP65 Ingress Protection rating. This is an aggressive rating suitable for outdoor use. For long-term, outside use, the Iridium GO! should be powered through the outdoor-grade, 5-meter (16.4 ft) USB cable described on this page. This USB cable has special weather flaps designed to protect against water and dust intrusion into the Iridium GO! satellite phone or hotspot.