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  BGAN SMS Messaging - & iMessage
 
All BGAN satellite terminals supports Short Message Service (SMS). This service handles SMS messages sent to and from any BGAN terminal. This service is accessed from the BGAN terminal web interface or the BGAN Launchpad software. When using this service, you are charged $0.50 cents per outgoing SMS message. Incoming messages are free.

iPhone, iPad, iPod Texters - Texting from your these devices uses iMessage, and if you have iOS 5.0 or later, you should be able to use BGAN Wi-Fi to send and receive messages (and not be charged SMS rates). more information

In some cases, the device may use SMS messaging, in which case, you will be charged $0.50 cents per outgoing text.. free incoming). There have been cases where you are able to to send texts from your iPhone over BGAN but you won't be able to receive them (or until you enter into a cellular network). We will update this information when it become available (updated 7-8-2013)

We recommend using the BGAN SMS Messaging service on the BGAN terminal to receive texts. With other devices, if you are able to send and receive texts over your home Wi-Fi network, then you will be able to send and receives texts over the BGAN network.



BGAN Web Interface - SMS Messaging Screens
 BGAN Terminal    Access Web Interface URL
Wideye Sabre 1   192.168.1.35
Wideye Ranger   192.168.1.35
Explorer 100/110   192.168.0.1
Explorer 300   192.168.0.1
Explorer 500   192.168.0.1
Explorer 700   192.168.0.1
Hughes 9201   192.168.128.100
Hughes 9202   192.168.128.100
Hughes 9502   192.168.128.100
MCD-4800 The Football   192.168.128.200
MCD-727   192.168.0.1
     
 In-Motion BGAN Terminals - Vehicle Mounted
Wideye Safari   192.168.1.35
Explorer 325   192.168.0.1
Explorer 727   192.168.0.1
Hughes 9350-C10   192.168.128.100
Hughes 9350-C11   192.168.128.100
Hughes 9450   192.168.128.100


We recommend using the web interface for SMS use since it can be accessed
by any connected computer.



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