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satphone

noun

a large mobile phone that can communicate via an orbiting geostationary communications satellite(s); also called satellite phone , [satellite telephone]

Examples

Satphones are popular on expeditions into remote areas where terrestrial cellular service is unavailable.

Word Origin

1991; shortening of satellite telephone (1968) and satellite phone (1972)

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