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SPOT Coverage Maps

Coverage for SPOT Phone and SPOT Messenger


SPOT works around the world, including virtually all of the continental United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia, portions of South America, portions of North and South Africa, North-East Asia and hundreds of miles offshore of these areas.

Solid Orange S.O.S. AND ONE-WAY MESSAGE COVERAGE
Striped Orange FRINGE S.O.S. AND ONE-WAY MESSAGE COVERAGE
Solid Blue S.O.S. AND 2-WAY MESSAGE COVERAGE
Striped Blue FRINGE S.O.S. AND 2-WAY MESSAGE COVERAGE


Last Updated 2019-08-28. Estimated coverage area. Actual coverage may vary. Success rates are forecasts for a SPOT messenger to successfully deliver a single message during a 20-minute period, based on network availability. Additionally, in everyday conditions it is normal for some messages to be blocked by your environment, such as hills or buildings. That 's why the SPOT Messenger is scheduled to automatically send multiple messages in every mode – giving you excellent overall reliability.






SPOT works around the world, including virtually all of the continental United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia, portions of South America, portions of North and South Africa, North-East Asia and hundreds of miles offshore of these areas.

 96% OR BETTER PROBABILITY OF SUCCESSFULLY SENDING A SINGLE MESSAGE WITHIN 20 MINUTES.
 REDUCED COVERAGE AVAILABLE WITHIN A 20 MINUTE PERIOD.


Last Updated 2019-08-13. Estimated coverage area. Actual coverage may vary. Success rates are forecasts for a SPOT messenger to successfully deliver a single message during a 20-minute period, based on network availability. Additionally, in everyday conditions it is normal for some messages to be blocked by your environment, such as hills or buildings. That 's why the SPOT Messenger is scheduled to automatically send multiple messages in every mode – giving you excellent overall reliability.










 Primary Coverage
 Fringe Coverage
(Customers should expect to experience weakest signal)
 Temporarily Out of Service
Temporarily Out of Service Customers who have purchased their SPOT Global Phone/Globalstar phone outside of this area: Roaming is not currently available when traveling to the following countries and surrounding ocean areas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Antarctica. Your phone will not work in these areas, however we are working toward resolving this.
 Home Zone
Within the Home Zone, Globalstar North American customers can freely roam without incurring additional airtime costs. This map is intended to highlight Home Zone coverage for Orbit and Galaxy customers in North America. Coverage is subject to change without notice.
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and parts of Antarctica are currently experiencing technical issues impacting connectivity and service levels. Issues are identified, and we are working to resolve them.



Coverage may vary. Map denotes coverage for satellite two-way voice and duplex data only.

 

 

Note: Actual coverage may vary because of gateway deployment, local licensing and other factors. SPOT GLOBAL PHONE service is a satellite radio technology subject to transmission limitations caused by type of terrain, service area limits, customer equipment use and other variable conditions including the functionality and orbital locations of the satellites themselves. Contact Customer Care to obtain details on roaming and service availability prior to travelling.


SPOT GLOBAL PHONE postpaid and prepaid services are no longer available for new activations.

 


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  • GPS satellites provide signals
  • SPOT messenger's onboard GPS chip determines your GPS location and sends your location and preselected message to communication satellites.
  • Communication satellites relay your message to specific satellite antennas around the world.
  • Satellite antennas and a global network route your location and message to the appropriate network.
  • Your location and messages are delivered according to your instructions via email, text message, or emergency notification to the GEOS Rescue Coordination Center.
  • With SPOT X's new 2-way communication technology, your family and friends as well as GEOS can reply to or send a message to you from virtually anywhere in the world.


How-To Videos


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