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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.
BGAN terminals

Mobile Broadband Internet which is portable, compact and lightweight and can be carried as easily as a laptop. Terminals can be connected quickly and easilybganexplorers 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.

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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 standardBGANinaction 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



BGAN HDR (High Data Rate) supports a portfolio of four new streaming rates that look poised to set a new standard in live TV broadcasting.

The full channel option over BGAN HDR, with its significantly increased streaming rate, will deliver a real step-change in video quality that will revolutionise satellite news-gathering across the media sector.


A portfolio of high data streaming rates for broadcasters, media organisations and governments looking to deliver superior video quality anywhere in the world.

HDR streaming rates

BGAN HDR supports a portfolio of four channel streaming rates including symmetric and asymmetric options so you only pay for the data you need.

Full channel streaming rate

BGAN HDR will provide a minimum throughput of 580kbps with its full channel option, but users can expect to see an average speed of 600-700kbps, reaching as high as 800kbps.

Built-in bonding

You can double the streaming rates by bonding two terminals together, enabling connection speeds over 1Mbps, which was previously only possible on a VSAT uplink.

Cellular failover

BGAN HDR can also be used as a dependable back-up solution to cellular bonding.

Global coverage

BGAN HDR is available across the globe, with the exception of the extreme Polar Regions, providing connectivity wherever your business or operations take you.

Reliable network

BGAN HDR services are delivered via the Inmarsat-4 network, with 99.9 per cent satellite and ground network availability and an operational lifespan expected into the 2020s.

Easy to use

No technical expertise or training is needed to set up and use BGAN HDR. The terminal is plug and play, so you can establish a connection within minutes.

General applications

Time-critical data transfer
Video conferencing

Bespoke applications

Live video broadcasting/streaming


The EXPLORER 710 is the first HDR terminal capable of accessing both symmetric and asymmetric BGAN HDR (high data rate) service. The terminal comes with enhanced functionality including a built in bonding capability which will double your streaming rates. One of its new and exciting features will allow users to connect their own Smartphone devices so you can enable data connectivity voice calling. Other features includes a USB host interface, hot-swappable batteries, an easy-to-use LED display and multiple interfaces to support a wide range of applications.

Manufacturer: Cobham SATCOM
Size: (W x H x D) Height: 33.2cm Width: 27.9cm Depth: 5.2cm Weight: 3.5kg (incl. battery) Antenna: 1.9kg,Transceiver: 1.6kg
Standard IP: Up to 492kbps (send & receive)
Streaming IP: BGAN HDR supports a portfolio of four channel streaming rates with its full channel option expected to deliver around 650kbps.
ISDN: 64kbps via RJ-45
Voice: Via RJ-11 or 3.1kHz audio
Data interfaces: Ethernet, USB host interface, transceiver/antenna interface, BGAN SIM card slot, WLAN 802.11b, LAN
Ingress protection: Transceiver: IP52 / Antenna: IP66

Hughes 9211-HDR

The rugged and lightweight Hughes 9211-HDR is a budget-friendly High Data Rate terminal, ideal for media, governments, NGOs, mobile healthcare providers and more, who demand the finest balance of high performance, quality of service

New BGAN HDR terminal from HUGHES

The 9211-HDR boasts a hardened, compact, and sleek design – the world’s smallest and lightest HDR-capable BGAN. It provides a range of asymmetric high data streaming rates and features multi-user WiFi access, built-in RJ-11 and an active external antenna port.

The external powered antenna supports long RF cable runs for temporary or permanent fixed-site installations. The user even has the freedom to connect an accessory vehicular tracking antenna, enabling comms-on-the-move directly from the 9211-HDR terminal.

Manufacturer: Hughes
Size: (W x H x D) 232mm x 292mm x 51mm
Weight: 2.019 kg
Standard IP: Up to 492kbps (send & receive)
Streaming IP: BGAN HDR supports a portfolio of four channel streaming rates with its full channel option expected to deliver around 650kbps.
Voice: Two-line RJ11 connector
Data interfaces: RJ45 Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
Ingress protection: Transceiver: IP55