Below are the two most popular types of Satellite rate plans. Both require a minimum one year agreement. The difference is the seasonal plans are sold by the year and the minutes can be used anytime within the year. This is best suited for boaters, fisherman, and sportsmen that don't have a year-round application. For Disaster Preparedness, the Monthly plans are very popular as are the Pre-Paid plans. The Orbit 100 and above get you a FREE Satellite phone as does the Galaxy 1200 and above plans.