BGAN Rentals are available for the Explorer 510, MCD-4800, Hughes 9202M, Hughes 9450-C11, Explorer 710, and the Hughes 9211.
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.
Monthly usage is based from the 1st of the month to the last day of the calendar month.
BGAN Rental Policies
- *Inmarsat reserves the right to slow speeds up to 128 Kbps if over 30,000 Megabytes are used in a month.
- 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 outgoing 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.
- Monthly usage is based from the 1st of the month to the last day of the calendar month.
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