The TCP Accelerator for BGAN is installed on a BGAN user’s PC and significantly enhances the performance of TCP traffic over BGAN in the ‘send’ direction.

Terms & conditions

TCP Accelerator version 2

For Windows Operating System please take the following two steps to install and use the TCP Accelerator:

  1. Download and install the TCP Accelerator
  2. Enable TCP Accelerator in BGAN LaunchPad and LaunchPad will manage the TCP Accelerator automatically. Instructions on how to do this can be found in the relevant TCP Accelerator manual.
Operating system Size Download
Windows XP (32bit) – TCP Accelerator 1.83 MB zip
Windows Vista (32bit) – TCP Accelerator 5.72 MB zip
Windows 7 (32bit) – TCP Accelerator 5.72 MB zip
Windows 7 (64bit) – TCP Accelerator 5.77 MB zip
Manual 1.92 MB PDF

TCP Accelerator version 1

For Mac OSX there are three steps to use the TCP Accelerator:

  1. Download TCP Accelerator files – please note that the PowerMac and Intel Duo have different installers.
  2. Unzip and install the two files contained in the downloaded zip file – please read the manual for instructions.
  3. Enable TCP Accelerator in BGAN LaunchPad and LaunchPad will manage the TCP Accelerator automatically. Instructions on how to do this can be found in the TCP Accelerator manual.
Operating system Size Download
PowerPC – G3, G4 & G5 (32bit) 307 KB gzip
IntelMAC – v17.5 (32bit) 298 KB gzip
Mac – Manual 2.23 MB zip

Note: Version 2 of TCP Accelerator for MAC will follow shortly.