Mobile Satellite Services

Intelsat General is one of the largest re-sellers of mobile satellite services. Our full range of mobile satellite services leverage state-of-the-art technology, flexibility and unfailing around-the-clock support. We offer Globalstar, Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya mobile solutions.

  • Globalstar
    •  Voice and data services and SPOT, the global satellite GPS messenger
  • Inmarsat 
    • BGAN service provides high-speed, plug-and-point connectivity just about anywhere on the planet
      • High speed data rate (up to 492 kbps) for your corporate network and office applications: email, web, FTP, etc.
      • Guaranteed streaming rate (up to 384 kbps) for live video and videoconferencing and 450 kbps with BGAN Extreme
      • ISDN (64 kbps – dependent on your BGAN terminal)
      • Voice: 4 kbps service, including voicemail
      • SMS up to 160 characters
      • Fax via 3.1 kHz channel*
      • Light-weight, portable terminals (<1 kg) suited to mobile users
    • Inmarsat Swift Broadband
      • An IP-based packet-switched service offering “always-on” data at up to 432kbps per channel. It can also provide IP streaming at various rates up to a full channel
    • Fleet broadband
    • Legacy services
    • L-TAC
      • Tactical Beyond Line of Sight communications for military users
  • Iridium
    • Low-Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites provide global coverage, including the Polar regions
    • Designed for users in locations where landline or mobile phone connections are unavailable, unreliable or overburdened
    • Compact handheld satellite phones or fixed installations
    • Constellation consists of 66 operational satellites
    • Each satellite has a footprint of about 4,500 km (2,800 miles)
    • Voice and data calls provided on the L-band (1616-1626.5 MHz)
    • Inter-satellite links, ground downlinks and uplinks utilize Ka-band frequencies
  • Thuraya
    • Dual mode (GSM and Satellite) handsets integrate terrestrial and satellite services
    • Smartphone technology that integrates satellite, GSM, GSM and GmPRS handsets offer voice, data, fax and SMS
    • The GmPRS-enabled handset provides continuous Internet connectivity at speeds of up to 60 kbps with new generation
    • The SG-2520 integrates satellite connectivity and GSM mode, allowing you to switch from one network to another depending on your location
    • Thuraya handsets are small enough to easily fit in a pocket or handbag

Intelsat BGAN Terminal Comparison

BGAN Terminals: A Quick Reference Guide

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