FleetBroadband 150
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FleetBroadband 150 (FB150) is Inmarsat’s entry-level addition to the FleetBroadband family. It delivers global voice, IP data up to 150kbps and SMS texting.
FB150 hardware and airtime charges are competitive, with a choice of airtime pricing packages to suit your requirements.The above-deck and below-deck units are highly compact and easy to install.
Standard IP data

Always-on IP data service up to 150kbps for office applications such as email and internet access, real-time electronic charts and weather reporting.

Satellite telephony

Access up to three additional telephone lines from a single FB150 terminal with FleetBroadband Multi-voice. Make clear phone calls to terrestrial and mobile networks, as well as other satellite terminals, anytime.

SMS

Send and receive SMS text messages to and from other FleetBroadband terminals and land-based cellular networks through your PC.

Enhanced voice services

Voicemail and other enhanced call management options are available, including caller identification, caller barring and call forwarding.

Emergency calling

Our 505 Emergency Calling facility puts vessels directly in contact with a maritime rescue co-ordination centre (MRCC) free of charge.

Crew calling

For crewed vessels – merchant, workboats, fishing and large leisure craft – FleetBroadband offers low-cost calls all day, every day, with pre-pay and post-paid options.

Global coverage

FleetBroadband is accessible globally, except in the extreme polar regions.

Fax

FleetBroadband 150 provides a circuit-switched data connection for legacy applications such as Group 3 fax.

Applications
  • Phone and SMS
  • Email and file transfer
  • Internet and intranet access
  • Multi-voice
  • Safety 505
  • Crew welfare
  • Secure VPN access
  • Vessel routeing
  • Weather forecasts
  • Remote monitoring and maintenance
  • E-logs
  • Maritime / Port Regulations
Brightseed Tracking Portal

The Brightseed Tracking Portal offers vessel tracking and geofencing services. It enables users to view the current position and the route history of their vessels at the click of a mouse. It currently supports Cobham SATCOM Sailor FleetBroadband terminals only.

AmosConnect™ 8

The onboard communication platform for vessels at sea.

AmosConnect™ 8 - Installation Guide

The AmosConnect 8 software from Inmarsat is the next generation of our existing AmosConnect solution, integrating email and information distribution into a single, comprehensive messaging system.

AmosConnect™ Anti-virus - Remote System Protection

The AmosConnect Anti-Virus service provides vital protection for your crucial satellite connected computer systems.

AmosConnect™ Crew CommCenter

AmosConnect Crew CommCenter delivers the full Internet experience – E-mail, SMS, News, Chat and Browsing – on board. Combining two leading services from Inmarsat – AmosConnect and ChatCard – AmosConnect Crew CommCenter gives crew members a simple, convenient, and cost-effective way to stay in touch while at sea.

Dashboard™ - All-in-one tool for BGAN, FleetBroadband, SwiftBroadband and Satellite Phone Services

With Dashboard, users can activate, deactivate, suspend, resume and make other changes to their SIM cards. Dashboard provides a near real-time overview of all traffic usage, rated against the Inmarsat invoice price, which not only includes completed calls, but also calls that are currently in progress.

ChatCard - All-in-one satellite phone access for maritime crews

ChatCard is a flexible, affordable prepaid calling card that enables shipping companies to allow their crews to stay in touch with family and friends while at sea. ChatCards can be easily reloaded online, and used by crew for calling home, emailing or SMS.

ChatCard myChatCard

ChatCard and the accompanying ChatCard Online prepaid calling card management system have proven to be the world’s leading Inmarsat CrewCalling service, with thousands of vessels andtens of thousands of crewmembers globally, taking advantage of this great offering.

ChatCard Terms and Conditions

ChatCard is a flexible, affordable prepaid calling card that enables shipping companies to allow their crews to stay in touch with family and friends while at sea. ChatCards can be easily reloaded online, and used by crew for calling home, emailing or SMS.

myChatCard - Terms and Conditions

ChatCard and the accompanying ChatCard Online prepaid calling card management system have proven to be the world’s leading Inmarsat CrewCalling service, with thousands of vessels andtens of thousands of crewmembers globally, taking advantage of this great offering.

Using Email over FleetBroadband

This document describes the use of email applications over the FleetBroadband network and includes advice on how to improve network performance and optimise email clients.

Using Clearpoint Weather Delivery with FleetBroadband

ClearPoint’s mission is to provide safe-passage for sea-bound travellers, through its reliable, accurate, all-in-one-place weather data service and application software.

Inmarsat Vobal VoIP for FleetBroadband

Vobal Technologies has developed the Vobal S2 System: a prepaid Voice over IP (VoIP) telephony service that utilizes a unique, propriety, and patented protocol designed specifically for use on Inmarsat FleetBroadband and BGAN Standard IP Data circuits.

Omnisec 421 USB Client VPN

Using Omnisec 421 IP VPN Clients Over BGAN

Omnisec Secure Video Conferencing FleetBroadband

A security solution built on Swiss-made IP Encryptors and convenient-to-use portable Security Modules, which provides maximum protection for worldwide communications over Inmarsat BGAN and over the internet.

Omnisec SOHO Hardware VPN

A security solution built on Swiss-made IP Encryptors and convenient-to-use portable Security Modules, which provides maximum protection for all kinds of IP-based traffic over Inmarsat BGAN and the internet.

Providing Failover for BGAN and FleetBroadband

Using Linksys RV042 for failover with BGAN and FleetBroadband

Satcom Gadgets push-to-talk over FleetBroadband

The Push to Talk BGAN (PTTBGAN) by SATCOM GADGETS is a field deployable Radio Interconnect controller, capable of extending access into a connected two-way radio to any authorised user via the Inmarsat BGAN satellite link.

Using ASIGN over FleetBroadband

ASIGN, or “Adaptive System for Image communications In Global Networks”, is the optimal image communication management solution for transferring high quality digital photos, video and associated data.

Using ClipWay over FleetBroadband

This document provides recommendations on the use of ClipWay software over the BGAN network. It explains its features and benefits, how to set up ClipWay for use over BGAN, the equipment needed and the customization required for use with BGAN.

Using Digigone over FleetBroadband

DigiGone™ Sat-Chat takes satellite communication technology to the next evolutionary step.

Using TCP Accelerator over FleetBroadband

TCP Accelerator is free software designed by Inmarsat to work exclusively on the BGAN network. Its function is to accelerate all TCP-based traffic from the users remote PC or MAC, to the final destination.

Video Surveillance over FleetBroadband

This document describes the use of live video surveillance applications over the BGAN network, explains the protocols used and how to optimize them, and introduces some common off-the-shelf solutions.

Using Frontline Communicator over FleetBroadband

This document provides recommendations on the use of the AudiSoft Frontline Communicator over the BGAN network.

Using the SELEX Elsag Intelligent Information Dissemination (I2D) System over FleetBroadband and BGAN

The Intelligent Information Dissemination (I2D) software application from SELEX Elsag offers significant cost savings to FleetBroadband users and enhanced capabilities to those operating low bandwidth communications systems, whilst automatically managing, assuring and auditing the dissemination of transferred information.

CrewTalk

CrewTalk is a research-based solution designed to address the onboard needs and challenges faced by crews at sea.

Setel’s SmartBox-V

SmartBox–V™ is a natural extension of Setel’s Intelligent Vessel solution, designed for use in heavy seas and a perfect match for the connectivity requirements of both newbuilds as well as retrofitted vessels.

Setel’s SeeMBox-V

Setel’s SeeMBox-V is a unique solution which allows users to collect and process all the information necessary to devise a ship’s energy efficiency plan and sustain it by accurate and reliable monitoring.

Using C-Map over FleetBroadband

Jeppesen Marine has developed a number of services that make it possible for navigators to download chart updates, including new editions, and weather forecast data.

SmartBox
Smart Communication Platform (SCP) is a flexible and extendable solution that offers the maritime market the ability to deploy incremental functionality and a range of value added services (VAS) including optimal use of communication channels to meet specific customer requirements.

SATLINK150

Offers cost-effective and dependable voice and high-speed data connectivity and SMS text messaging. Ideal for commercial, fishing, leisure and government vessels with low-level data requirements.

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Equipment overview

Manufacturer: Satlink S.L.
Size: Above-deck unit: Height: 22.1cm
Diameter: 29.1cm
Weight: 2.5kg
Below-deck unit: Height: 28.7cm
Width: 22.9cm
Depth: 6.9cm
Weight: 2.8kg
Handset: Height: 14.5cm
Width: 6.5cm
Depth: 2.5cm
Weight: 0.18kg
Standard IP: Up to 150kbps
Streaming IP: N/A
ISDN: N/A
Voice: 4kbps AMBE +2
Fax: Group 3 fax
SMS: Standard 3G (up to 160 characters)
Interfaces: Ethernet (PoE)
NMEA-0183 – GPS output
Operational temp: Above-deck unit: -25 ºC to +55 ºC
Below-deck unit: -15 ºC to +55 ºC

FX 150

The FX 150 FleetBroadband provides simultaneous access to voice and high-speed data with email, fax and SMS. It is compactly designed, easy to install and offers the data speeds of up to 150kbps.

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Equipment overview

Manufacturer: Wideye™
Size: Above-deck unit: Height: 45.5cm
Diameter: 41.9cm
Weight: 5.45kg
Below-deck unit: Height: 36.60cm
Width: 25cm
Diameter: 6.70cm
Weight: 3.5kg
Handset: Height: 14.2cm
Width: 5.6cm
Depth: 2.2cm
Weight: 0.39kg
Standard IP: Up to 150kbps
Streaming IP: N/A
ISDN: N/A
Voice: 4kbps AMBE +2
Fax: N/A
SMS: Standard 3G (up to 160 characters)
Interfaces: 2 x Ethernet (1 x PoE)
Standard phone
DC power input
RF connector
NMEA-0183 – GPS output
Wi-Fi
Operational temp: Above-deck unit: -25 ºC to +55 ºC
Below-deck unit: -15 ºC to +55 ºC

Skipper 150

The Skipper 150 FleetBroadband satellite communications terminal is well suited for small and mid-sized commercial marine. fishing and leisure vessels. It is easy for captains and crew members to talk, send and receive text messages and email around the world.

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Equipment overview

Manufacturer: Addvalue Communications Pte Ltd
Size: Above-deck unit: Height: 22.1cm
Diameter: 29.1cm
Weight: 2.5kg
Below-deck unit: Height: 28.7cm
Width: 22.9cm
Depth: 6.9cm
Weight: 2.8kg
Handset: Height: 14.5cm
Width: 6.5cm
Depth: 2.5cm
Weight: 0.18kg
Standard IP: Up to 150kbps
Streaming IP: N/A
ISDN: N/A
Voice: 4kbps AMBE +2
Fax: Group 3 fax
SMS: Standard 3G (up to 160 characters)
Interfaces: Ethernet (PoE)
Standard phone
NMEA-0183 – GPS output
Operational temp: Above-deck unit: -25 ºC to +55 ºC
Below-deck unit: -15 ºC to +55 ºC

Intellian FB150

The Intellian FB150 is a high performance satellite communication solution designed to provide global, high quality data and voice for business, operational or recreational applications in a compact size and light weight ADU (Above Deck Unit) with the optional matching dome solution and simple user installation.

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Equipment overview

Manufacturer: Addvalue Communications Pte Ltd
Size: Above-deck unit: Height: 44cm
Diameter: 43cm
Weight: 4.1kg
Below-deck unit: Height: 36cm
Width: 25cm
Depth: 6.7cm
Weight: 3.9kg
Standard IP: Up to 284kbps
Streaming IP: N/A
ISDN: N/A
Voice: 4kbps
Fax: Group 3 fax via 3.1kHz audio
SMS: Standard 3G (up to 160 characters)
Interfaces: 2 x Ethernet (2 x PoE)
Standard phone
DC power input
RF connector
NMEA-0183 – GPS output
Operational temp: -25 ºC to +55 ºC

SAILOR 150

A single-user solution from Thrane & Thrane providing global, high-quality voice and data to professional vessels, such as workboats and fishing vessels, as well as small power and sail boats.

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Equipment overview

Manufacturer: Cobham SATCOM
Size: Above-deck unit: Height: 29.1cm
Diameter: 27.5cm
Weight: 3.9kg
Below-deck unit: Height: 27.8cm
Width: 23.1cm
Depth: 4.1cm
Weight: 2.8kg
Handset: Height: 14.5cm
Width: 6.5cm
Depth: 2.5cm
Weight: 0.18kg
Standard IP: Up to 150kbps
Streaming IP: N/A
ISDN: N/A
Voice: 4kbps AMBE +2
Fax: Group 3 fax
SMS: Standard 3G (up to 160 characters)
Interfaces: Ethernet (PoE)
Operational temp: Antenna: -25 ºC to +55 ºC
Main unit: -15 ºC to +55 ºC

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