This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Satphones Keep Execs In Touch Anywhere

NEW YORK ( MainStreet) -- Considering the roller coaster the markets have us on this summer, the sad fact is that if you want get out of the office these crazy days -- since who knows what tomorrow will bring? -- you're going to need a foolproof way to communicate with the office.

And considering how wobbly cellphone service tends to be in the more remote areas we all like to travel to, some sort of upgrade over normal wireless mobile phone service is suddenly not such a bad idea.

Devices such as the Spot Connect put satellite communications within reach for the average business.

So how handy is it that a new generation of lower-cost satellite communications options has quietly crept onto the market? Over the past year or so, several satellite devices and services have lowered the cost of true call-from-anywhere speech and text. Keep in mind I did not say low cost; major satellite providers such as Iridium (IRDM - Get Report) and Globalstar (GSAT - Get Report) still like to charge real money to use their networks. Phones and devices run several hundred dollars at least, and they require serious monthly and by-minutes service fees.

But if you play your celestial communication cards right, legit, worldwide, foolproof satellite connectivity is a viable option.

Here are three ways to bring a little bit of NASA into your office communications mix:

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
AAPL $130.28 0.00%
GSAT $3.15 0.00%
IRDM $10.66 0.00%
QCOM $68.24 0.00%
FB $81.53 0.00%

Markets

DOW 18,080.14 +21.45 0.12%
S&P 500 2,117.69 +4.76 0.23%
NASDAQ 5,092.0850 +36.0220 0.71%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs