Iridium Extreme® PTT | Satellite Push-to-Talk (Iridium)

Iridium's truly global Push-to-Talk (PTT) handset with PTT, voice and SMS services.

Key Features

phonePush-to-Talk (PTT), voice calls, SMS messaging and voicemail

phoneCoverage across Australia and the rest of the world

phoneIP65/MIL-STD 810F shock, dust and jet water resistant

Iridium Extreme® PTT

The Iridium Extreme PTT provides Push-to-Talk, as well as voice and SMS services on the reliable Iridium network with global coverage. Iridium's Push-to-Talk (PTT) service delivers global, real-time, interoperable group communications with the push of a button. Iridium PTT is simple to set up and adjust as your needs change. Using the Iridium PTT Command Center, you can define coverage areas and user talk-groups quickly and easily. As situations evolve, you are able to make changes on the fly that are carried out within seconds – it’s the ultimate in adaptability and responsiveness.

  • Everything offered within the Iridium Extreme® satellite phone, plus push-to-talk functionality
  • Global PTT capabilities and configurable talk-groups
  • GPS-enabled location-based services
  • SOS access in Phone Mode
  • Size: 140 x 60 x 32 mm
  • Weight: 268 g
  • Operating Temperature: -10°C to +55°C
  • Durability: IP65 – jet-water, shock and dust resistant | MIL-STD 810F
  • Phone mode: Up to 54 hours battery life in standby mode & up to 6.5 hours talk time
  • PTT mode: Up to 16.5 hours battery life in standby mode & up to 5 hours talk time
  • Safety: Dedicated SOS button (to active in phone mode) and access to global emergency assistance
  • Iridium Extreme PTT Handset with High Capacity Battery
  • Travel Charger with International Adapters
  • Car Charger
  • Leather Case
  • USB Data Cable
  • Accessory Adapters (2x)
  • Magnetic Vehicle-mount Antenna with 5’ Cable
  • Hands-free Earpiece with Microphone

Plan Name

PTT with Voice

PTT only

Pivot PTTV-3

Pivot PTTV-12

Pivot PTT-3

Pivot PTT-12

Monthly Access Fee





Minimum Term

3 Months
Min cost is $567 + talk group subscriptions

12 Months
Min cost is $1,548 +
talk group subscriptions

3 Months
Min cost is $507 + talk group subscriptions

12 Months
Min cost is $1,308 +
talk group subscriptions

Satellite Phone Mode

Monthly included value



Outgoing call

$0.99 per 30 sec plus 40c flagfall


Standard SMS



Iridium data call using direct internet service

$1.10 per 30 sec plus 55c flagfall


Push-To-Talk (PTT) Mode

Monthly included PTT Talk time


PTT talk group






PTT talk group coverage area

100,000 km2

300,000 km2

750,000 km2

1,500,000 km2

2,250,000 km2

PTT talk group subscriptions

Less than five PTT handsets






Five or more PTT handsets*






Total monthly subscription fee = (number of PTT handsets x PTT plan monthly access fee) + PTT talk group subscription fee.

Example one: Two PTT handsets on Pivot PTT and voice plans on a 12 month term and a small PTT talk group will incur a monthly subscription fee of (2 x $129) + $220 = A$478 inc GST.

Example two: Five PTT handsets on Pivot PTT and voice plans on a 12 months term and a small PTT talk group will incur a monthly subscription fee of (5 x $129) + $0 = A$645 inc GST.

Example three: Ten PTT handsets will entitle you to two free small talk groups. Fifteen PTT handsets will entitle you to two free small talk groups and one free medium talk group. You can subscribe to additional talk group of any size with chargeable monthly access fee as per the table above.

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*51% of the free talk groups must be small.

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Calls to 1800 Numbers

Charged at applicable satellite rates

Calls to 13/1300 Numbers

Charged at applicable satellite rates

Voicemail - diversion to voicemail - calls to voicemail retrieval - SMS notification service

FREE Charged at applicable satellite rates FREE

Call Forwarding (within Australia)

Charged at applicable satellite rates

Calls to Other Pivotel Satellite Phones

Charged at applicable satellite rates

Emergency Calls 000/112


Pivotel Iridium satellite plans use the Iridium Mobile Satellite Network. Satellite reception limitations and some exclusion zones apply. Visit for a coverage map. A compatible Iridium PTT device is required to access the Pivotel Iridium Satellite service. All plans have a minimum contract term and change of plan is not allowed during the contract term. All satellite voice calls are charged in 30 second increments unless otherwise stated. Pivotel may apply call barring where fraudulent use is suspected, there is a breach of the Pivotel Incoming Calls Fair Use Policy or for credit control purposes. Prices are in AUD including tax and are subject to change. Minimum cost for standard monthly plan is (monthly access fee x contract term) plus talk group subscriptions. Minimum cost is $567 on Pivot PTTV-3 over 3 months, $1548 on Pivot PTTV-12 over 12 months, $507 on Pivot PTT-3 over 3 months and $1308 on Pivot PTT-12 over 12 months, plus talk group subscriptions. You will receive a bill by email from Pivotel listing any payments you have made during the billing period, and a summary of your service usage to enable you to keep track of your overall service usage and monthly spend. You may receive a pro-rata access fee charge on your fi rst Pivotel bill, calculated from the actual date of service connection to the date of your fi rst bill. Itemised billed and unbilled service usage is available in the secure Selfcare website at An itemised bill listing all of your service usage events is available on request. You may elect to receive a paper bill by post for an additional fee. Pivotel plans are available to credit approved customers only.

Why Pivotel?


Standard Australian ‘04’ mobile numbers

Easier to use and more affordable to call


Callers to you pay standard mobile rates

Calls are often FREE from unlimited phone plans


One network - multiple satellite technologies

More choices for a solution that meets your needs



Seasonal service suspension

Suspend your service when you’re not using it*


Progressive usage alerts

Control your costs with email and SMS notifications



Locally based Customer Support

One-call customer service on all Pivotel services


*Service suspension available on selected plans only. Terms and conditions apply.


Iridium Coverage

The Iridium satellite network provides robust and reliable voice and data connectivity anywhere on earth.

The Iridium satellite network is trusted by millions of users across the globe and provides truly global coverage via a constellation of 66 low earth orbit (LEO) satellites.

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