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.

Monthly usage is based from the 1st of the month to the last day of the calendar month.

Explorer 510 BGAN Rental

Plan Rental Time Cost Per MB Overage Rate Price (USD)
100 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - Maximum 90 days $5.25 $7 per MB $525 + $10 per day
200 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - Maximum 90 days $4.97 $7 per MB $995 + $10 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 7 days free Minimum 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 free Minimum 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 free Minimum 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 free 1 Calendar Month $1.66 n/a $1,660 + 5 days free, then $10 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 10 days free 1 Calendar Month $0.52 n/a $2,625 + 10 days free, then $10 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 21 days free 1 Calendar Month $0.33 n/a $3,269 + 21 days free, then $10 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade - free daily rental 1 Calendar Month n/a n/a $4,555 + free daily rental

MCD-4800 “The Football” BGAN Rental

Plan Rental Time Cost Per MB Overage Rate Price (USD)
200 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - no maximum $4.97 $7 per MB $995 + $60 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - no maximum $4.89 $7 per MB $1,467 + $60 per day
600 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - no maximum $4.70 $6 per MB $2,820 + $60 per day
1,200 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - no maximum $4.70 $6 per MB $5,639 + $60 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade 1 calendar month $1.66 n/a $1,660 + $60 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 5 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.52 n/a $2,625 + 5 days free, then $60 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.33 n/a $3,269 + 7 days free, then $60 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental 1 calendar month n/a n/a $4,555 + 14 days free, then $60 per day

Hughes 9202 BGAN Rental

Plan Rental Time Cost per MB Overage Rate Price (USD)
100 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - maximum 90 days $5.25 $7 per MB $525 + $10 per day
200 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - maximum 90 days $4.97 $7 per MB $995 + $10 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 7 days free rental Minimum 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 rental Minimum 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 rental Minimum 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 rental 1 calendar month $1.66 n/a $1,660 + 5 days free, then $10 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 10 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.52 n/a $2,625 + 10 days free, then $10 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 21 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.33 n/a $3,269 + 21 days free, then $10 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental 1 calendar month n/a n/a $4,555 + free daily rental

Hughes 9450 BGAN Rental

Plan Rental Time Cost per MB Overage Rate Price (USD)
200 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - maximum 90 days $4.97 $7 per MB $995 + $20 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 5 days free Minimum 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 free Minimum 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 free Minimum 7 days - no maximum $4.70 $6 per MB $5,639 + 15 days free, then $20 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade 1 calendar month $1.66 n/a $1,660 + $20 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.52 n/a $2,625 + 7 days free, then $20 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.33 n/a $3,269 + 14 days free, then $20 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental 1 calendar month n/a n/a $4,555 + free daily rental

Explorer 710 BGAN Rental

Plan Rental Time Cost per MB Overage Rate Price (USD)
200 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - maximum 90 days $4.97 $7 per MB $995 + $20 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 5 days free Minimum 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 free Minimum 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 free Minimum 7 days - no maximum $4.70 $6 per MB $5,639 + 15 days free, then $20 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade 1 calendar month $1.66 n/a $1,660 + $20 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.52 n/a $2,625 + 7 days free, then $20 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.33 n/a $3,269 + 14 days free, then $20 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental 1 calendar month n/a n/a $4,555 + free daily rental

Hughes 9211 BGAN Rental

Plan Rental Time Cost per MB Overage Rate Price (USD)
200 MB - High Priority Routing Minimum 7 days - maximum 90 days $4.97 $7 per MB $995 + $20 per day
300 MB - High Priority Routing + 5 days free Minimum 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 free Minimum 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 free Minimum 7 days - no maximum $4.70 $6 per MB $5,639 + 15 days free, then $20 per day
1 GB - Consumer Grade 1 calendar month $1.66 n/a $1,660 + $20 per day
5 GB - Consumer Grade + 7 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.52 n/a $2,625 + 7 days free, then $20 per day
10 GB - Consumer Grade + 14 days free rental 1 calendar month $0.33 n/a $3,269 + 14 days free, then $20 per day
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade + free daily rental 1 calendar month n/a n/a $4,555 + free daily rental

Accessories Rental

Accessory Price (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.

  • Monthly usage is based from the 1st of the month to the last day of the calendar month.

USA Contact

+1.805.783.4600

Europe Contact

+44 (0) 1452 751940
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