Discover the power of BGAN

If you want proven, reliable and always-on connectivity, you need Inmarsat’s BGAN service. Delivered by our L-band satellite network, BGAN is the industry standard for mobile satellite connectivity, trusted by governments and businesses across the world to deliver when you need it most.

BGAN provides simultaneous data and voice communications globally via compact portable, vehicular and static terminals. In connecting your devices and enabling internet use for applications like web browsing and email, we ensure that your systems and smart devices can get online, no matter if you are stationary or on the move, anywhere on the planet.

The BGAN family of services


Inmarsat’s BGAN service provides simultaneous data and voice communications via satellite to a range of compact terminals. Delivered by our satellite network operating in the L-band, the core service achieves availability rates of 99.9 per cent and security that meets military and government standards. BGAN is capable of being used in both fixed and vehicular applications, achieving Standard IP data speeds of up to 492kbps and streaming speeds from 32bps to 800kbps (BGAN HDR).


BGAN HDR (High Data Rate) supports a portfolio of high data streaming rates. Users can expect to experience speeds of up to 800kbps, making it ideal for broadcasters, media organisations and governments looking to deliver superior video quality anywhere in the world. For even faster speeds, terminals can be bonded together, enabling connection speeds of over 1Mbps, which was previously only possible with a VSAT uplink.


Inmarsat’s Push-to-Talk (PTT) service enables organisations to access real-time communications and telemetry capabilities so they can keep track of remote workers and assets wherever they are. Built on our BGAN service, with a walkie-talkie style voice component, use cases include cabin communications for rail, fleet management and remote worker vehicles.

Service Plans

Whether you need a plan that supports mission critical use cases, where you need network priority or a plan that is designed for flexibility and freedom of movement. Whether you need a plan suitable for high data consumption or a plan that allows you to share your allowance over multiple sims. With minimum commitments from 3 to 36 months and flexible billing options we have the right plan for your needs.


Inmarsat’s BGAN service is accessible via small, lightweight, satellite terminals, which are quick to set up and easy to use. A range of terminals are available for portable, fixed and vehicular use, providing performance options to suit any situation. The service is accessed using the Inmarsat LaunchPad interface, which is standard across all terminals.


  • Remote workers for office connectivity and video conferencing
  • Aid & NGO first responders to communicate from disaster scenes and carry out situational analysis
  • Exploration teams for oil and gas, construction and mining sectors to stream visual data from site surveys
  • Remote offices for portable connectivity to office systems
  • Media for live video broadcasting, store and forward of video files remote connectivity with HQ
  • Train operators for telemetry, rail signalling and push-to-talk capabilities
  • Maintenance fleets for telemetry and push-to-talk capabilities
  • Agriculture for providing in-field connectivity for workers and vehicles
  • Mining for connecting heavy industry vehicle operators and control centres



  • Global coverage: BGAN is available across the globe, with the exception of the extreme polar regions, providing connectivity wherever your business or operations take you.
  • Simultaneous voice and data: A single BGAN terminal provides simultaneous voice and data up to 492kbps, enabling you to access the internet or send email and talk on the phone at the same time.
  • Terminal flexibility: There are a range of portable, fixed and vehicular terminals options available to give you the flexibility you need, depending on the use case.
  • Streaming IP: BGAN supports a range of guaranteed on-demand Streaming IP rates from 32kbps up to 800kbps when using BGAN HDR.


  • Reliable network: Our BGAN services are delivered via Inmarsat’s L-band network, with up to 99.9 per cent satellite and ground network availability.
  • Secure: BGAN meets military and government requirements for security and supports all major VPN products and encryption standards.
  • Flexibility: Supporting the latest IP services, as well as traditional circuit-switched voice and data, BGAN integrates seamlessly with corporate networks and legacy applications.
  • Easy to use: No technical expertise or training is needed to set up and use BGAN. All terminals are plug and play, so you can go online within minutes.


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