Ground Control offers many BGAN terminals for hire worldwide.

Rent a BGAN Terminal

Ground Control BGAN service is measured in Megabytes and should not be confused with “BGAN units” (It takes 9.1 BGAN units to equal 1 Megabyte). Should you require a service plan that covers streaming services, please contact us to tailor a plan to fit.

Explorer 510 BGAN Rental

PlanRental TimeCost Per MBOverage RatePrice (USD)
100 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - Maximum 90 days$5.25$7 per MB$525 + $10 per day
200 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - Maximum 90 days$4.97$7 per MB$995 + $10 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 7 days freeMinimum 7 days - Maximum 1 year$4.89$7 per MB$1,467 + 7 days free, then $10 per day
600 MB - High Priority Routing + 14 days freeMinimum 7 days - Maximum 1 year$4.70$6 per MB$2,820 + 14 days free, then $10 per day
1,200 MB - High Priority Routing + 21 days freeMinimum 7 days - Maximum 1 year$4.70$6 per MB$5,639 + 21 days free, then $10 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade + 5 days free1 Month$1.66n/a$1,660 + 5 days free, then $10 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 10 days free1 Month$0.52n/a$2,625 + 10 days free, then $10 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 21 days free1 Month$0.33n/a$3,269 + 21 days free, then $10 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade - free daily rental1 Monthn/an/a$4,555 + free daily rental

MCD-4800 "The Football" BGAN Rental

PlanRental TimeCost Per MBOverage RatePrice (USD)
200 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.97$7 per MB$995 + $60 per day
300 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.89$7 per MB$1,467 + $60 per day
600 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$2,820 + $60 per day
1,200 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$5,639 + $60 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade1 month$1.66n/a$1,660 + $60 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 5 days free rental1 month$0.52n/a$2,625 + 5 days free, then $60 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental1 month$0.33n/a$3,269 + 7 days free, then $60 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental1 monthn/an/a$4,555 + 14 days free, then $60 per day

Hughes 9202 BGAN Rental

PlanRental TimeCost per MBOverage RatePrice (USD)
100 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - maximum 90 days$5.25$7 per MB$525 + $10 per day
200 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - maximum 90 days$4.97$7 per MB$995 + $10 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 7 days free rentalMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.89$7 per MB$1,467 + 7 days free, then $10 per day
600 MB - High Priority Routing + 14 days free rentalMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$2,820 + 14 days free, then $10 per day
1,200 MB - High Priority Routing + 21 days free rentalMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$5,639 + 21 days free, then $10 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade + 5 days free rental1 month$1.66n/a$1,660 + 5 days free, then $10 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 10 days free rental1 month$0.52n/a$2,625 + 10 days free, then $10 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 21 days free rental1 month$0.33n/a$3,269 + 21 days free, then $10 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental1 monthn/an/a$4,555 + free daily rental

Hughes 9450 BGAN Rental

PlanRental TimeCost per MBOverage RatePrice (USD)
200 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - maximum 90 days$4.97$7 per MB$995 + $20 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 5 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.89$7 per MB$1,467 + 5 days free, then $20 per day
600 MB - High Priority Routing + 10 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$2,820 + 10 days free, then $20 per day
1,200 MB - High Priority Routing + 15 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$5,639 + 15 days free, then $20 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade1 month$1.66n/a$1,660 + $20 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental1 month$0.52n/a$2,625 + 7 days free, then $20 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental1 month$0.33n/a$3,269 + 14 days free, then $20 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental1 monthn/an/a$4,555 + free daily rental

Explorer 710 BGAN Rental

PlanRental TimeCost per MBOverage RatePrice (USD)
200 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - maximum 90 days$4.97$7 per MB$995 + $20 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 5 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.89$7 per MB$1,467 + 5 days free, then $20 per day
600 MB - High Priority Routing + 10 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$2,820 + 10 days free, then $20 per day
1,200 MB - High Priority Routing + 15 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$5,639 + 15 days free, then $20 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade1 month$1.66n/a$1,660 + $20 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental1 month$0.52n/a$2,625 + 7 days free, then $20 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental1 month$0.33n/a$3,269 + 14 days free, then $20 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental1 monthn/an/a$4,555 + free daily rental

Hughes 9211 BGAN Rental

PlanRental TimeCost per MBOverage RatePrice (USD)
200 MB - High Priority RoutingMinimum 7 days - maximum 90 days$4.97$7 per MB$995 + $20 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 5 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.89$7 per MB$1,467 + 5 days free, then $20 per day
600 MB - High Priority Routing + 10 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$2,820 + 10 days free, then $20 per day
1,200 MB - High Priority Routing + 15 days freeMinimum 7 days - no maximum$4.70$6 per MB$5,639 + 15 days free, then $20 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade1 month$1.66n/a$1,660 + $20 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental1 month$0.52n/a$2,625 + 7 days free, then $20 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental1 month$0.33n/a$3,269 + 14 days free, then $20 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental1 monthn/an/a$4,555 + free daily rental

Accessories Rental

AccessoryPrice (USD)
80 Watt Foldable Solar Panel$8 per day

BGAN Rental Policies

  • Incoming voice calls are free to subscriber, but the calling party will be charged at their provider's rates to call to your satellite phone.

  • Phone calls billed $0.99/min to any landline or cellphone worldwide.

  • Analog-based voice calls over BGAN service are billed per minute and do not use available Megabytes, so there is no data usage cost when calling.

  • If you use the BGAN as a WiFi enabler for your smartphone, and make calls over VoIP, you will use your data allowance.

  • SMS texting billed $0.50 per outing text; free incoming texts.

  • All rental plans may purchase more Megabytes at listed overage rates, or top up with any plan offered.

  • SIM can be renewed with any plan at any time.

  • There is a late fee of $100-$200 if the terminal is received by Ground Control more than one day late.

  • Unused BGAN service at the end of the rental period is not refundable.

  • BGAN terminals operate in any country with the 4 Inmarsat satellites without any plan changes. No license or certification required.

  • Returned rental equipment must be operational. Renter is responsible for repairs, or for replacing inoperable or lost equipment.

  • Rental days begin on day of shipping and end upon Ground Control receiving the rented equipment.

USA Contact

+1.805.783.4600

Europe Contact

+44 (0) 1452 751940