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Iridium Northern Lights (Canada / Alaska) Prepaid Airtime Minutes
This is our most popular Iridium plan by far. For those using the Iridium service within Canada and Alaska, the value can't be beat. This plan offers 200 voice or data minutes, or 400 outgoing text messages or a combination thereof. 

The minutes are valid for 6 months from activation and roll over as long as you renew prior to expiry. A grace period of 270 days after the minutes are used or 270 days after expiry. Once the grace period lapses, a new SIM card will be required.

Works With
The Iridium Northern Lights prepaid plan works with all Iridium satellite phones, including the new Iridium GO!Iridium 9575 ExtremeIridium 9555, Iridium 9505A, Iridium 9505, Iridium 9500 and all older legacy phones. 

Features:
* All calls are billed in 20 second increments
* This prepaid plan cannot originate calls outside Alaska or Canada

Iridium Canada / Alaska Call Costs

CALL TYPEUNITSCALL COST
INCOMING CALL 0 FREE
INCOMING TEXT MESSAGE 0 FREE
CALL WITHIN CANADA & ALASKA 24 $1.45 / MINUTE
CALL OUTSIDE CANADA & ALASKA 48 $2.90 / MINUTE
IRIDIUM TO IRIDIUM VOICE 18 $1.09 / MINUTE
IRIDIUM TO IRIDIUM DATA 36 $2.18 / MINUTE
IRIDIUM TO INTERNET 36 $2.18 / MINUTE
IRIDIUM TO INMARSAT & THURAYA 324 $19.58 / MINUTE
2 STAGE DIALING 36 $2.18 / MINUTE
+1 ACCESS N/A N/A
VOICEMAIL RETRIEVAL 18 $1.09 / MINUTE
OUTGOING TEXT MESSAGE 12 $0.73 / MESSAGE


A) Incoming voice calls, data calls and SMS messages are available anywhere.
B) Outgoing voice calls, data calls and SMS messages can only be originated from Canada / Alaska and 6 nautical miles into coastal waters.
NOTE: All rates are per minute, except SMS / text messages, which are per message.


Category Questions

Your Iridium SIM card will be shipped inactive and will not be activated until you receive it and contact us.

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Once you receive your new SIM card, contact us when you are ready for your card to be activated. Activation requests can be made 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Online: https://www.canadasatellite.ca/activate
Call 1-855-552-2623
Email sales@canadasatellite.ca - please include your name, order number, and SIM card Number for varification. 
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Iridium activations can typically be done same day, Monday thru Friday, during normal business hours. Activation details, including your Iridium phone number and expiry date, will by forwarded by email, typically within 24 hours of activation.

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Adding more minutes to your SIM card is quick and easy. You can recharge online, by phone, by email or by text message from your satellite phone.

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To check your Iridium Prepaid SIM airtime balance anytime, free of charge:

1. Press 2888 on your Iridium satellite phone
2. Press the Green 'SEND' button
3. The automated service will announce your remaining airtime and validity.

Note: phone must be registered to the Iridium network to check airtime balance and expiry.

Also, every time you make a call, a recorded message will tell you how many minutes are available.

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