Thuraya has recently issued a new firmware update and IOS app update for its SatSleeve+ Smartphone Extender and SatSleeve Hotspot. The upgrades address an issue with GmPRS availability when using it with any iOS device such as an iPhone.
You can find the latest information in the Pivotel Satellite Resources section, or directly at:
Turn your smartphone into a satellite phone! The next generation of adaptor for your smartphone has arrived – turn your smartphone into a sat phone using the Pivotel SatSleeve. Available in 2 different models to suit how you use your phone while outside mobile coverage areas, the new SatSleeve allows for voice calls, SMS, email and app access while you’re off the grid.
Use your smartphone when it is connected to the SatSleeve using the SatSleeve +.