ZOLEO Global Satellite Communicator

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ZOLEO Global Satellite Communicator offers everything you need to stay connected and secure when venturing beyond mobile coverage. With ZOLEO, you’ll enjoy seamless global messaging that follows you in and out of mobile network coverage and a personal safety system you can count on worldwide. Simply connect the lightweight, durable ZOLEO device with the free Zoleo app on your phone or tablet to enjoy: two-way global messaging and SOS alerting, check-in, AerisWeather™ forecasts, the ability to share your GPS location, and more.

What makes ZOLEO a better global messaging solution is that it seamlessly transmits messages via the Iridium satellite network when you travel beyond mobile coverage and via the mobile networks or Wi-Fi® when it is available. With ZOLEO, you’ll never miss an important message again!

The lightweight ZOLEO device features a long-lasting battery and a durable, dust- and water-resistant design. Safety features like a built-in SOS alerting and check-in button can be used standalone from the device or via the free ZOLEO App. Together with the free app, ZOLEO offers a familiar texting experience from your phone or tablet and great value for your dollar. Compatible accessories allow it to be secured on a backpack, belt, or in a vehicle, vessel, or cabin, so you can rely on it wherever you go.

ZOLEO is a perfect connectivity solution for anyone who lives, works, or plays on the fringe of mobile coverage. Use it to enjoy coverage everywhere, lowest-cost message routeing, and a familiar ‘texting’ experience from your phone or tablet.

Staff Tip: ZOLEO Satellite Communicator requires a paid subscription; visit ZOLEO Plans ).

ZOLEO 2-Way Satellite Messenger Features

  • ZOLEO provides truly seamless global mobile app messaging so you can always count on your connection
  • Extends your coverage to everywhere by transmitting messages by mobile, Wi-Fi or the Iridium satellite network
  • Offers a familiar ‘texting’ experience from your smart phone or tablet
  • It makes it easy for contacts to reach you via your dedicated Australian ZOLEO SMS number and email address
  • It enables you to enjoy more value for your dollar versus other satellite communicators.
  • 2 Year Warranty on ZOLEO devices and accessory kits

Technical Specifications

Specifications Value
Weight: 150g
Size: (L x W x D): 9.1 x 6.6 x 2.7 cm
IP68: Dust and water-resistant (to 1.5 m for 30 min.)
Shock-resistant: MIL-STD 810G
Covered SOS button: Prevent false alarms,(also cancellable)*
Audible alerts for messages: (user-selected tone)
Internal GPS chip: location-aware GPS accuracy: 2.5 m under ideal conditions
LEDs: messages, SOS, check-in, and power
Power Input: Micro-USB Type B connector
Battery: Rechargeable Internal Lithium-Ion
Battery life: 200+ hours checking messages every 12 minutes
Charging time: 2 hours using 1.5 A charge
Operating temperature: -20°C to 55°C
Battery Charging temperature: 0°C to 45°C
Storage temperature: -20°C to 60°C
Satellite network: Iridium®
Connects via Bluetooth LE 4.1 (one connection at a time; range of up to 50 m)
Global Navigation Satellite System: GPS, GLONASS
GPS accuracy: 2.5 m under ideal conditions
Certifications FCC, CE, ISED, ITU, RCM, GITECKI, REACH ROHS, Iridium® approved
EN 60945 maritime navigation and radio communication equipment (EMC) emissions & immunity tested

Connect your smartphone to the Iridium satellite network with the ZOLEO Global Satellite Communicator.

Business Tracking Solution with Satellite Communications

ZOLEO is designed to work with your phone or tablet, extending your messaging coverage to everywhere on Earth by transmitting messages over the Iridium satellite network when you’re beyond mobile coverage zones, and via cellular or Wi-Fi when available.

It is perfect for messaging connectivity in the Australian Outback, on remote roads, on the oceans, in the Polar Regions, or anywhere in the world where cellular coverage is unavailable or unreliable.

When your ZOLEO device is turned off and another ZOLEO App user sends you a message, the message will still be delivered via the ZOLEO App on your phone or tablet.

This is a bit unique. Other satellite communicators only deliver messages when the device is on and connected to the satellite network.

When the device is used standalone, without the app, ZOLEO supports check-in and SOS alerting via the built-in buttons.

ZOLEO needs to be Bluetooth connected with the ZOLEO App on your phone or tablet for two-way messaging, two-way SOS, to receive DarkSky weather forecasts or to share your GPS location in any message.

Just like your mobile phone, ZOLEO needs an active service plan in order to transmit messages via the Iridium satellite network.

Unlike mobile network providers, with ZOLEO you have the option to suspend your plan when it’s not in use, and you can also change or cancel plans online when needed.

Activation fees: A $40 activation fee applies when activating your ZOLEO device.

Monthly fee: After the initial 3-month term, your subscription will auto-renew monthly until suspended or cancelled. The total minimum cost of your service throughout your term can be calculated by taking your monthly plan fee x 3 months, plus the one-time activation fee and does not include any excess usage chargers which may be incurred by the user.

Suspension: After your initial 3-month term, you may suspend your plan when not in use for just $6.50 per month. While suspended, your account remains active and preserves your ZOLEO email address and SMS number, but your device will not transmit messages, including SOS alerts. Suspensions are limited to once per monthly bill cycle. Unsuspend online anytime with no activation fee.

Basic Plan $32 x 3 months + $40 activation fee = $136.

In Touch Plan $55 x 3 months + $40 activation fee = $205.

Unlimited Plan $80 x 3 months + $40 activation fee = $280.

How to Activate

Yes, it is easy to lend ZOLEO to a friend or colleague. When you do, your dedicated ZOLEO SMS number and email are associated with the device, and whomever is connected to it at the time.

Any usage will be associated with your ZOLEO monthly plan and decremented or charged accordingly.

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Vicki W.
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I recommend this product


Very happy would recommend for anyone traveling Nathan was lovely with follow up call to make sure I got my delivery highly recommend Keep Tracks GPS

Matthew A.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Excellent service

Fantastic, they even called to update me on courier

Jill J.
Australia Australia

I have not used it yet, I've been told they cost way to much money after activation. So im not sure what I'm going to do yet. It still in tge box.