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  Satellite Internet & Phone - Africa
For Fixed - Mobile - Portable Satellite Systems
Portable BGAN Link - Africa
Portable - Unlimited Internet - Africa
Cost is about $1,100 a month on the annual plan.
Unlimited use Internet with a portable BGAN terminal like the Explorer 510 BGAN shown here is now possible in most countreis in Africa. BGAN terminals can be operated by anyone, are super rugged and can provide phone and Internet service in one small package that fits in a laptop case. Service works with most all BGAN Terminals.

BGAN Max Unlimited - Africa

Satellite Dish (VSAT) Solutions in Africa

Premium Satellite Internet
in Africa from Ground Control will deliver high-speed, low-latency, net-neutral, application tolerant, VPN optimized, highly predictable connections... which are just some of the reasons so many professionals and organizations upgrade their satellite services with us. more
Fixed VSAT Service
Fixed Location Satellite Dish
Professional Grade Systems starting at $4,353 USD
High-Speed Performance Service in Africa using our iDirect Services

Ground Control specializes in performance grade satellite equipment and service in Africa. We are a single source provider for all of your communication needs. Pricing for service is here. Here is more information on Fixed VSAT Information

Auto-Acquire - Mobile Satellite WiFi Hotspot
Complete systems starting at $19,744 USD
A Portable 1.2 Meter Satellite Dish - iDirect Service
The "Flyaway Toughsat" is a portable case-based mobile satellite system that is easily transported and setup by one person. One button deploy automatically creates a powerful Wi-Fi hotspot. The Flyaway system is manufactured by Ground Control.
Flyaway Mobile Dish Information

Mobile VSAT Satellite Internet
Auto-Acquire - Mobile Satellite Mount w/ WiFi
Complete systems starting at $16,999 USD
Truck or Trailer Top Mounting - iDirect Service
Ground Control manufactures a full line of Toughsat mobile VSAT satellite Internet systems that mount on any rig roof. These mobile dishes are one-button easy to operate, and deliver performance grade high-speed satellite Internet from anywhere. Services for the equipment are below.
Mobile Satellite Systems

T-100 Communications Trailer
Complete systems starting at $27,998 USD
A Mobile - Transportable Hotspot - iDirect Service

Ground Control manufactures the Toughsat T-100 Multi-Purpose Satellite Communications Trailer to create a half-mile (.82 Kilometers) radius WiFi Hotspot for any in-range wireless devices. An instant communications link for any location.
T-100 Communications Trailer Information

VoIP Phone Service
Phone Service Over Satellite
$49.95 /mo includes 1000 minutes (16.6 hours) each month
Ground Control's VoIP phones and phone service can instantly place 1 to 10 phones at your location using our VSAT satellite service. Plug-and-play simplicity and they perform like the phone on any desk complete with voicemail, caller ID, call forwarding, etc.
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iDirect VSAT Satellite Service - Africa
Satellite Dish Internet Service - Africa
Unlimited Use Starting at $219 USD per month
All of the above satellite dish solutions use our performance iDirect service. With unlimited use plans we offer speed of 3Mbps (Megabits per second) down, and 1 Mbps up from many locations in Africa.
iDirect Service for VSAT Satellite Dish Service - Africa

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Premium iDirect VSAT Satellite Internet through Ground Control. If you require a constant high-speed, low-latency, net-neutral, application tolerant, VPN optimized, predictable connection perfect for data and phone, then we have your fixed or mobile satellite dish solution in many locations in Africa.

Service areas include: Service Areas Include - Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad (South), Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali – South, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger – South, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South America, South Sudan, Sudan – South, Swaziland, Tanzania, The Gambia, Togo, Uganda Zambia, Zimbabwe

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Unlimited Use Internet
Custom Plans
From 128 Kbps to 5,000 Kbps
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Create any upload and download speed and email us for a quote
best suited for your region.
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Standard Phone Service
VoIP Over Satellite
Standard phone service (PSTN / Public Telephone Network) over your satellite connection. Uses any standard corded or cordless phone. Service includes 1000 minutes free each month (16.6 hours).
1000 Free Minutes
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► 1 static-public IP included with all accounts. Additional static IPs are available.
► All plans are for one year term that reverts to month-to-month at the end of the term.
Use your existing iDirec satellite equipment with Ground Control.
► Call for installation availability or become a certified installer online with purchase of system & service.
► Satellite service is ideal when paired with VOIP phone service - crystal clear calling.
► All speeds are listed in Kilobits per second (Kbps).

Afghanistan Satellite VOIP  
VoIP Phone Service over Satellite Dish Systems
$49.95 USD per month for 1000 minutes
Each phone has its own local number from most any country, to make make and receive crystal clear calls over our superior satellite connection. More

iDirect Fixed Location Satellite System - Complete Hardware Solution
Price: $4,353 USD - Includes all necessary equipment including non-pen mount
Our most popular and least expensive fixed satellite solution uses the Evolution X3 iDirect gateway connected to a 1.2 meter satellite dish using a powerful 6 watt BUC (transmitter) on a non-penetrating mount. - Complete Systems are $4,353 (US Dollars)
Evolution X3 Satellite Gateway Kit
This is everything needed to create a working high-speed connection except for the installation that does require an certified satellite installer. Fortunately, we do offer online certification (below) for $300 per certified installer. Satellite System Photos

Online Installation Certification - $300 plus toolbag (if tools are not owned)
Avoid the cost of installation by taking our online Installation Training & Certification course. Certified installers can assemble, point, and activate a satellite communication systems with Ground Control. The advantage of being a certified installer is no installation costs, or costly repointing (such as after a storm), or moving of a system to a new location. Please note that certification is offered only to those who are purchasing Ground Control satellite service.

Online Training

Ground Control does require the enrollee to own (or have access to) certain specialized satellite pointing tools. Enrollees may also purchase our certified installer tool bag that includes the tools necessary for satellite system installations.

Apply for the Ground Control Installation Training & Certification Course

Other Popular Satellite Internet Options In Africa

BGAN Terminals  

Portable Satellite Internet & Phone - Globally
Prices starting at $1,199 usd
BGAN Terminals are highly portable global broadband Internet devices that also offer standard phone service. Speed of BGAN terminals are up to 492 Kbps download and 448 Kbps upload. Excellent for any laptop or smartphone that need to connect to broadband Internet most anywhere on the planet.
BGAN Portable Terminals and BGAN Service
Unlimited Use Internet Plans

Satellite Phones  
Satellite Phones
Iridium Extreme Price - $1,495 usd
The Iridium Extreme satellite phone works in any disaster area anywhere on the globe. Ground Control specializes in airtime support for the Extreme 24-7.
Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone

Iridium PTT  
Iridium PTT Push-To-Talk - Global Radios
New technology in 2016! Iridium PTT radios communicate with other PTT phones at the touch of a button ANYWHERE ON THE GLOBE. No infrastructure to build out and service is 100% global. Maintain an instant com-link to a team from anywhere. Iridium PTT phones are also satellite telephones. A great new technology that provides radio service to all dead zones.

Iridium PTT Global Radios

Remote Unmanned Internet  
Remote Monitoring & Control
Prices starting at $1,235 usd
Control unmanned equipment for $47 usd a month anywhere on the planet with a Hughes 9502 BGAN Terminal. These fixed locations terminals operate on 4 watts of power 24 hours a day, and can relay any information from your equipment over the Inmarsat BGAN network. A Remote Ethernet port for any use.
Hughes 9502 BGAN Terminal & BGAN M2M Service

The Football Global Hotspot  
MCD-4800 - An Auto-Pointing Hotspot In A Case
Simply place the closed MCD-4800 watertight case under an open sky, and turn it on. In a minute it automatically becomes a broadband satellite connection with a wireless access for any in-range device up to 5 hours on a single charge.
MCD-4800 Information and BGAN Service
Unlimited Use Internet Plans

Other Satellite Internet Coverage Areas

1.2 Meter Dish On Roof  
Flyaway Toughsat
This Ground Control 1.2 Meter satellite dish uses a 6Watt BUC (transmitter). More on Satellite Equipment
Our Flagship Toughsat XP Mobile Satellite system is shown here in the Fly-And-Drive solution for portable High-Speed connectivity on any roof rack. More on Flyaway Toughsat
Flyaway Toughsat In The Desert
  Oil & Gas Satellite Dish
The Flyaway case-based Toughsat mobile satellite system is a portable .98 or 1.2 meter dish with an integrated wireless "G" access point. The case can fit inside of an SUV or on top of a roof rack and does not require a certified installer. Flyaway Toughsat Info
The Multi-Purpose T-100 Communications Trailer will establish a broadband satellite Internet connection, and then create a half mile (.8 Kilometers) Wi-Fi hotspot for any authorized in-range wireless devices.

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