Satellite Email & Web Compression

XGate Satellite Email and Data Software

XGate Software is a simple way to access email while on the water or in remote locations via a satellite phone or portable satellite internet device. XGate is the fastest, easiest and most reliable satellite phone data software available, saving you time, money and frustation.

 XGate Compression

Email via XGate for Mac, Windows and Linux

  • Up to 85% savings on satellite airtime expenses
  • Easily sets up your computer and satellite phone in minutes
  • Up to 15 times faster than webmail for standard email over satellite
  • Premium Services: XWeb browsing, file transfer and vessel tracking
XGate works with these providers or an IP based connection

Satellite Email Speed Comparison Chart


Average processing time
Comparison based on (3) 1 mb or less e-mails


20 seconds


7.32 minutes

Outlook Express

6.60 minutes

Eudora Pro

6.79 minutes


XGate Overview: Easy-to-Use, Fast and Reliable


  • XGate automatically sets up your computer to work with your satellite phone. You will be up and running in minutes.
  • Works with Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
  • Certified for Iridium, Iridium OpenPort, Globalstar, Inmarsat BGAN & Fleet Broadband, and soon, Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro data service, or any TCP/IP service.
  • Works with any email program, via web mail, or with the included Mozilla Thunderbird or iScribe email clients.
  • SmartRestart™ If your satellite signal drops, XGate automatically restarts where it left off, saving time and frustration.
  • Satellite SMS notification of new emails via Iridium or Globalstar.
  • Works as a full email server for installations with local area networks.


  • Designed specifically for satellite email. Only XGate eliminates the back and forth of Email protocols before using precious airtime.
  • Send/Receive email simultaneously saving time and money.
  • SmartFilter™ Server-side filtering keeps huge files out of the inbox, safely saved on a server for future access.
  • BigMail™ Client-side filtering lets users preview headers and download just what is needed, saving the rest for later.

Reliable & Secure

  • Virus Scanning and Spam Filtering keeps a clean inbox.
  • Full DES/PGP Encryption for optimum security.