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MCD-4800 BGAN "The Football"
Global Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot & Phone

The MCD-4800 "The Football" is a portable auto-pointing satellite Internet hotspot using the Inmarsat BGAN network. Place this terminal under an open sky and simply turn it on for up to 464 Kbps Wi-Fi hotspot on the ocean, in any weather or sea condition. Also provides a phone connection for making and receiving phone calls from anyone.

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  Iridium Pilot Internet & Phone

Iridium Pilot costs $4,795 USD and provides a 128 Kbps Internet connection from 100% global for about $1.77 per Megabyte transferred with no long-term contracts. The Pilot also provides 3 voice phone lines for crew moral and has 100% global coverage.

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  FleetBroadband Terminals
Internet & Phone

FleetBroadband offers several systems all with faster speeds (up to 432 Kbps) from a fairly small satellite antenna. Service rates are from $0.10 to $5 per Megabyte transferred with 12 month terms. Fleetbroadband provides voice connectivity and is reliable in any weather with near 100% global coverage - map

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KVH Mini VSAT - V3, V7 and V11

KVH TrackPhone "V" series is three terminals sizes with the fastest allowing for speeds of up to 4 Mbps down x 1 Mbps up... and with service rates that between $0.50 to $1 per MB transferred. Global contiguous coverage for much of the planet under the same service plan. While equipment is more expensive than our other maritime offerings, the terminals are the ones to own if speed is needed.

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MCD-PILOT Internet & Phone

The Iridium MCD-PILOT provides Internet and phone from a portable hardened case. Used primarily for polar expeditions and as secondary Internet and phone connection when out of range of primary connections. Can easily be transferred from vessel to vessel.

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  Explorer 510 Solution - $2,176 USD

The Explorer 510 BGAN terminal, while designed for land use, has shown to have excellent connectivity characteristics while at sea. This highly portable solution offers speeds of up to 464 Kbps down by 448 Kbps up with global connectivity. Email sales@groundcontrol.com for more info

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Maritime Satellite Phones   Thuraya MCD-Voyager   Iridium PTT Maritime    
Handheld Satellite Phones

Ground Control offers the most popular satellite phones used on the open ocean. We also offer a low-speed 2.5 Kbps data connection Internet with the Iridium Axcesspoint. Technologies to check out for your next trip out to sea..

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  Thuraya MCD-Voyager
Wi-Fi Internet Hotspot

Eastern hemisphere clients may be interested in the portable MCD-Voyager that uses the high-speed Thuraya IP network. This self-contained satellite terminal operates with one button in extreme weather with speeds up to 444 Kbps. Provides a WiFi Internet hotspot for devices up to 100 meters away.

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  Push-To-Talk Global Radios

New technology in 2016 - PTT (Push-To-Talk) radio handsets enable instant voice communication with other PTT handsets anywhere on the globe. Ideal for keeping base operations connected to assets on the ocean. Unlimited PTT talktime. These phones also double as satellite telephones.

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