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Local Phone Numbers for BGAN Satellite Phones
$10 usd a month + $3.44/minute
Worldwide Local Phone Numbers Available - For All BGAN Terminals From Any BGAN Provider

 
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If you wish to receive incoming phone calls to a phone connected to your BGAN terminal, a local number from most any city and country (map on left) makes those trying to reach you easy. Satellite phone numbers are often blocked, or have exorbitant rates when making an International call to your "satellite" phone number. A local number makes communication simple, and far less expensive for the caller.

 

Start Local Number Service To Any BGAN Phone
To request a local number service, please fill out this form:


Request A Local Number For Your BGAN Terminal

  
  
  
   
  
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Please tell us below what country and the closest city you would like a local number to your BGAN satellite terminal. We'll let you know availability and setup your account.
Fill out the above form and we'll write back with local phone number availability and help activate your first local number. Once created, you are given online web portal access to manage your phone number and have it point to any satellite phone number at any time.


Why a Local Number for a Satellite Phone?

Your BGAN phone number is a long 14 or 15 digit international number that looks like 011870772626744, which for many is very confusing. Add to that most phone and cellular companies simply block international calls or charge exorbitant calling rates as high as $10 per minute, and it not hard to see why adding a local number to your satellite phone may be essential.


Local Numbers Anywhere
We offer all US Area Codes and many countries a local phone number that can be assigned to ANY satellite phone from ANY BGAN service provider. Calls made in the same country to this number are "local" so the caller never pays international rates and their calls are never blocked.

Our local number service once activated is fully online to managing your local phone numbers. A credit card is required and will be charged $10 a month and $3.44 a minute for calls made to your BGAN from the local number. Remember the caller never pays anything other than calling the local number, but they do pay if they call your satellite phone number direct.

The Advantages of Having Local Number Are:
►Have a 2nd "local" number for your satellite phone.
►Callers won't have trouble calling because their phone provider "blocks" international calls.
►Callers are not charged international rates for calling since they are calling a local number.
►A "local" satellite phone number is seen as a typical looking number and not intimidating.
►A web interface lets one point the local number to any satellite phone at any time.
►The web interface provides access to detailed call records instantly. May setup auto-reports.
►Management tools let you add any number of satellite phones to the account.
►You can use your cell phone number and receive calls on your smartphone (with call forwarding)



Powerful Web Interface
The online web portal gives you features to create local numbers, add one or more satellite phones, view usage, point the local number to another satellite phone, create an optional pin-code for number callers, start monthly invoice auto-reports, create a block-list, and a host of other tools to use from an online portal.

Creating a local number is easy.. after selecting what city in which country you want a local number for, use this screen below... Activation is instant.

Inmarsat BGAN Local Number - Web Interface

Starting Local Number Service
To start local number service, please fill out the form above.

Once you're signed up, you are given online portal access for complete management of your account 24 x 7 which include pointing your number to a different satellite phone, suspending service, or reviewing your calls. There are no long term contracts so it is risk free.

Want more information? Have questions? Please write us at sales@groundcontrol.com and we'll help you out!



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