Rent a BGAN Terminal

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.

Plan Name:
100 MB – High Priority Routing
300 MB – High Priority Routing
600 MB – High Priority Routing
1,200 MB – High Priority Routing
1 GB - Consumer Grade
10 GB - Consumer Grade
Unlimited Use - Consumer Grade
Price (USD):
$525.00 + $10 per day
$1,467.00 + $10 per day
$2,820.00 + $10 per day (14 days free)
$5,639.00 + $10 per day (21 days free)
$1,660.00 + $10 per day (5 days free)
$3,269.00 + $10 per day (21 days free)
$4,555.00 (daily rental rate waived)
Inclusive Data (per month):
100 MB
300 MB
600 MB
1,200 MB
1 GB
10 GB
Additional MB Purchase:
$7.00 per MB
$7.00 per MB
$6.00 per MB
$6.00 per MB

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.

Would you like to know more?

If you'd like to organize a BGAN rental, or have questions about this service, call or email us, or complete the form, and we'll be happy to help.

We are BGAN experts with over 20 years' experience in satellite communications, so you're in safe hands.