THRANE & THRANE PRESENTS ITS NEW EXPLORER 527 TERMINAL
At the Satellite 2006 show in Washington, to be held from February 6th – 9th 2006, Thrane & Thrane will present its third BGAN terminal, the EXPLORER 527, to the public.
The EXPLORER 527 is the world’s first land vehicular rack-mountable BGAN system. The system consists of a terminal and a tracking antenna. The EXPLORER 527 adds high-speed data transmission to phone and fax capabilities via satellite – on the move. With the transceiver connected to the rooftop tracking antenna your car, truck or other vehicle turns in to a true mobile communications post wherever you are and while driving.
The EXPLORER 527 offers the users the full BGAN package available including:
- Coms on the move
- Simultaneous voice and data communication over BGAN
- High-speed data transfer up to 464 kbps
- Seamless global coverage
- Support for streaming 32, 64 and 128 kbps
- Standard LAN and phone/fax interfaces
- Easy system setup and operation
- Robust, reliable and durable design
The first EXPLORER 527 terminals are expected to be shipped from Thrane & Thrane around the time that Inmarsat plans to launch the BGAN service on its second I4 satellite covering the Americas in mid 2006.
Thrane & Thrane is the sole supplier of the RAN (the BGAN Land Earth Stations), and since December 1, 2005 Thrane & Thrane have been selling its first BGAN terminal, the EXPLORER 500. The EXPLORER 500 is a very small, lightweight and compact high speed data and voice unit. Around the summer of 2006 Thrane & Thrane expects to start selling the EXPLORER™ 700 terminal, which is slightly larger than the EXPLORER 500 terminal and will offer maximum data speed of up to 492 kbps.
With the launch of the EXPLORER 527 Thrane & Thrane further strengthens its position as the worlds leading manufacturer of BGAN terminals and its dedication to the Inmarsat BGAN services. By introducing the EXPLORER 527 Thrane & Thrane is now able to offer its solutions covering numerous Land Mobile segments worldwide.