BGan Mobile Satellite Internet
BGAN delivers broadband Internet access, giving you broadband coverage in nearly all parts of the world. BGan gives the flexibility of being able to set up a mobile office in minutes from almost anywhere, including locations where traditional telecommunications cannot reach or where they are temporarily unavailable.
Mobile Broadband Internet which is portable, compact and lightweight and can be carried as easily as a laptop. Terminals can be connected quickly and easily to multiple laptops via wired or wireless connections, including Bluetooth or WiFi, depending on the terminal. Terminals can be used indoors (via external antenna) and outdoors and are robust enough to withstand challenging environments and extremes of temperature
With BGAN, data applications can be accessed at speeds up to 492KBps depending on the terminal while simultaneously making a phone call. Guaranteed data rates on demand, with a choice of data rates, are available. Network capacity can be re-directed to ensure bandwidth availability.
BGAN supports the latest IP services, as well as traditional voice and data. BGAN supports legacy applications providing a smooth upgrade path to IP and integrating seamlessly with corporate networks.
BGAN is designed for simplicity and ease of use. No specialist technical expertise is required to set it up and use it. Usage Costs can be managed via real-time tracking of service usage and charges. The same device can be used worldwide. The user interface is standard across all terminals and can be customized to requirements. There are no compatibility issues with local telecomms networks, as BGAN connects directly to the Inmarsat satellite in the sky.
BGAN is completely secure and supports all major VPN products and encryption standards.
Data – High-speed wireless IP data (up to 492 kbps) depending on the BGAN terminal and circuit-switched network. Internet access via public, private, static and dynamic IP addresses to support applications and network requests. Access to corporate networks via a secure VPN connection, use of e-mail and other office applications and sending large file attachments.
Streaming IP- For applications where quality of service is paramount, such as live video or videoconferencing, BGAN offers a Streaming IP service up to 256kbps on demand. The data rate can be selected on a case-by-case basis, depending on your application. Guaranteed Access secures guaranteed capacity. Familiar GAN-standard 64 kbps ISDN, Fax and 4.8 kbps voice to fixed, mobile and any other mobile satellite service.
Voice – With BGAN, voice calls can be made while accessing your data applications. A standard desktop phone, custom handset or a Bluetooth handset/headset (depending on the BGAN terminal) can be used. Supplementary services, e.g. call hold, call waiting and voicemail are supported.
SMS – BGAN allows you to send and receive text messages via a laptop, up to the standard 160 characters, to or from any mobile phone.
Cost Savings – Via managed firewall traffic restrictions, QoS restriction options, network-based compression for web browsing, efficient messaging, two-stage access and the optional use of private networks.
Technical Specifications (vary from terminal to terminal)
BGAN supports both circuit-switched and packet-switched voice and data
- Standard IP service
- Variable bit rate service
- Background Class IP
- Up to 492kbps (maximum bearer rate)
- send and receive Streaming IP service
- 32, 64, 128, 256kbps
- Guaranteed bit rate service
- Available on demand
- Streaming Class QoS
- 4kbps circuit-switched voice service
- Calls made via a peripheral handset or headset
- Supplementary services: call waiting, call barring, call hold, call forward
- UDI / RDI
- Digital and Analogue
- Available on selected satellite
- Other network data
- Operating Spectrum L-Band: 1.5 to 1.6GHz
- Bearer bandwidth 200kHz
- Supported operating systems
- Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8
- MAC OS 9.2, OS 10.1
- Linux Redhat 9