The device is available now for $499 in either a 30-pin dock connector version for the iPhone 4 and 4s, or a Lightning connector version. Satellite time is billed at $0.75 per minute.
The SatSleeve is currently limited to voice. Data is expected in August. It fits iPhone 4 and 4S. An iPhone 5 version is expected.
- Thuraya’s SatSleeve Turns Your iPhone Into A Satellite Phone(laptopmag.com)
- Thuraya deploys SatSleeve, enabling iPhone satellite calls(electronista.com)
- Thuraya Releases SatSleeve: Turn Your iPhone Into A Legit Satellite Phone(macgasm.net)
- Thuraya’s SatSleeve docks your iPhone onto its satellite network, charges it too (video) (engadget.com)
- Turn your iPhone into a satellite phone with SatSleeve (tuaw.com)
- Thuraya’s new sleeve transforms your iPhone into a satellite phone(idownloadblog.com)
- Thuraya SatSleeve Lets You Use Your iPhone Anywhere (pcmag.com)
- Satellite Smartphone Cases – The Thuraya SatSleeve Equips Users with Global Network Access (TrendHunter.com) (trendhunter.com)
- Take calls over the ocean, in the Congo or Outback with Thuraya’s SatSleeve satellite case for iPhone (9to5mac.com)
- Thuraya SatSleeve Lets You Use Your iPhone Anywhere – PC Magazine(pcmag.com)