Thuraya Satsleeve

Thuraya Satsleeve

The perfect blend of mobility and simplicity, the Thuraya SatSleeve is the smartest, fastest and simplest way to transform your iPhone into a satellite smartphone. An industry first, the Thuraya SatSleeve provides access to phone calls, emails, instant messages and popular social media apps in satellite mode, across 161 countries across Thuraya’s coverage network.


  • Calls and text messages in satellite mode

    Expand the horizons of your iPhone and use it in satellite mode across whenever there is no terrestrial network available.

  • Email on the go

    Access emails in satellite mode, no matter where you are.

  • Take your favorite Apps with you

    Use your favorite Apps such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and many more, so you can chat and update your profile in places that are beyond terrestrial network reach.

  • Compatibility with the iPhone

    Add a reliable satellite connection to your iPhone, wherever you go. The SatSleeve App is available as a free download from the Apple App Store.

  • User-friendliness

    Simply dock your iPhone into the SatSleeve to enjoy satellite connectivity. Available in 12 languages, the user-friendly SatSleeve App allows you to easily integrate your iPhone address book for satellite calls and messages with the swipe of your fingers.

  • Enhanced safety features

    Thuraya SatSleeve comes equipped with an Emergency Call button, allowing you to make an emergency phone call to one predefined number even without your iPhone docked.

  • Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network

    Thuraya’s satellite network is renowned for having the most reliable satellite coverage that covers approximately 161 countries or two-thirds of the globe. With the high penetration alerting capability (HPA), Thuraya SatSleeve enables you to receive a call notification even with the satellite antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times.

  • Changeable smartphone adaptors

    Different smartphone adaptors for the SatSleeve provide you with the flexibility to use the SatSleeve with recent smartphone models.

  • Built-in compression

    To increase the speed when loading websites, the SatSleeve for iPhone can be used with 3 different access points (APNs). Select either high compression (no images will be downloaded for fastest website loading), low compression (images will be compressed), or no compression (full website content will be loaded). Depending on your requirements, select the most suitable APN in the GmPRS settings on your Thuraya SatSleeve.

  • Size

    138 x 69 x 20 mm (h x w x d)

  • Weight (Main unit)

    178 g (with battery)

  • Weight (5/5s Adaptor)

    49 g

  • Connectivity

    3.5 mm jack for headset , Micro USB for charging and upgrade, DC charging jack

  • Battery

    3.7V Li-ion, 2440 mAh