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"Been a customer of ISS for 4 years, I travel often in remote places like Africa, Alaska and Central America.  I use the Iridium 9555 sat phone and BGAN Satellite.  ISS has incredible 24/7 customer service"

Miguel F.

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BGAN Explorer 500 Portable Satellite Internet Device

BGAN explorer 500 - international satellite servicesWhile not the least expensive of the portable satellite internet and
voice terminals, the BGAN Explorer 500 is by far the most popular. Combining high speed performance with mobility, the BGAN Explorer 500 meets the requirements of the most demanding business traveler for communicating off the grid in remote locations around the globe by way of the Inmarsat I4 Satellite Network.   With this device, you can set up a virtual office; send/receive emails, browse the web, make skype video calls and transfer files. One of the best features about the Explorer 500 is the capability to plug in a stanard POT's phone (Plain Old Telephone) in the RJ 11 port on the side of the device for simultaneous satellite voice communications. This terminal is the very definition of multi-tasking and it's small enough to fit in a backpack. Cobham (formerly Thrane) also has in it's family of land portable satellite internet terminals, the 300, 700 and the 710.  Each terminal has distinct features that cater to the requirements of the remote traveler. 

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Key Benefits

Ultimate portability
at around half the size of a laptop, it adds little more than 1kg to your luggage.

Simultaneous voice and broadband data
access your data applications and make a phone call at the same time - via a Bluetooth handset or a standard desktop phone

Highly flexible
incorporates a 2-wire telephone interface in addition to an Ethernet and Bluetooth (25m range) interface.

Extremely robust
splash and dust proof, highly durable design.

Global coverage
provides service anywhere within the BGAN coverage area.

Easy to use
simply plug in a phone, laptop or use the Bluetooth interface, point the antenna towards the Inmarsat satellite and you are online. You can also access the service using the BGAN LaunchPad on your laptop, which gives you pointing assistance, terminal and network details.

Completely secure
connect seamlessly via your preferred VPN application.

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