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.All VSAT Products
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: 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.
|iDirect Plans||Transfer Speeds||Service||Monthly Price (USD)|
|Satellite Internet Plans | Dynamic Contention | Unlimited Use Internet||Custom Plans | From 128 Kbps to 5,000 Kbps, or faster. Create any upload and download speed, and email us for a quote best suited for your region||Unlimited Internet / Data||Please call or email for a quote|
|Phone | 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).||$49,95 / month | 1000 free minutes|
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 iDirect satellite equipment with Ground Control.
Call for installation availability or become a certified installer online with purchase of system and service.
Satellite service is ideal when paired with VOIP phone service - crystal clear calling.
All speeds are listed in Kilobits per second (Kbps).
$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.VoIP Phone Over Satellite Range
Complete system includes: iDirect LAN gateway using a 1.2 meter fixed satellite dish with a 6 watt transmitter and 100 feet of coax. A good starting 1.2 meter VSAT satellite solution.Fixed VSAT Satellite Dish Equipment – iDirect
$2,145.00 – $2,379.00
$1,295.00 – $1,399.00
Prices starting at $1,295 USD. BGAN Terminals are highly portable global broadband Internet devices that also offer standard phone service. Speed of BGAN terminals is up to 492 Kbps download and 448 Kbps upload. Excellent for any laptop or smartphone that need to connect to broadband Internet almost anywhere on the planet.All BGAN Devices
Ground Control has a wide range of satellite phones suitable for use anywhere in Africa. The Extreme 9575 is a ruggedized satellite phone which has been built to be extremely durable and reliable. The PTT version of the same device adds 'Push To Talk' functionality. These devices communicate with other PTT phones at the touch of a button anywhere on the globe. The Iridium GO! on the other hand turns your smartphone into a satellite phone.All Satellite Phones
Control unmanned equipment anywhere on the planet with satellite connectivity. A Hughes 9502 terminal operates on just 4 watts of power, and can relay any information from your equipment over the Inmarsat BGAN network. The Explorer 540 also uses BGAN and has dual-mode cellular connectivity. The waterproof RockBLOCK uses the Iridium SBD service which is very cost-effective.All IoT & M2M Products
Ground Control's case-based range delivers three key benefits: firstly, they're all battery operated, portable devices. Secondly, they're waterproof, so they're equally as functional on land or sea. Thirdly, they're incredibly easy to operate: you simply switch them on, and they automatically find and link to the satellite network. Then, all of your devices within a 100m-300m radius have access to a WiFi satellite hotspot.All Case-Based Devices
A Government Agency responsible for coastal, stormwater and catchment management has assigned Ground Control customer Obscape to assist with reporting on areas such as - monitoring and reporting on catchment management, flood risk areas, storm drains and drainage ditches with the aid of the RockBLOCK.
The world’s two largest rainforests, the Congo Basin and the Amazon, are under threat from illegal extraction activities. Unfortunately, authorities have long lacked the means and mechanisms to deal with these illegalities which destroy ecosystems and undermine both forest and indigenous people's livelihoods.
The Icom Push To Talk (PTT) has been a lifeline for over 400 troops entering into unchartered territory while serving their country. Since the army’s adoption of the PTT system, battalions have been able to avoid otherwise deadly enemy engagements through instantaneous communication ability and Talk Groups.