If you want anything but the miserable speed of Iridium Go you will have to have a dish. We use a 1.2 meter ViaSat, good link speed, the cost of entry isn't horrendous, low 5 digits. Monthly fee is based on data used, I can't remember off the top of my head but I think it's $40 per 500MB...
CT Coachworks in Riverside, CA. Steve is the bomb. He has a 50 foot laminating press and will make panels with any material, any thickness. He has a lot of Crane material in stock.
Bran will be speaking about the KiraVan at the Adventurers Club Los Angeles on Dec 3rd if anyone local wants to stop by. Don't know what the non-member cost is, but I may just go and find out.