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  Australia - New Zealand - South Pacific Islands
For Fixed - Mobile - Portable - Satellite Systems
 
Ground Control is a Single-Source equipment and service provider servicing Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands. We have a wide range satellite equipment to fit a specific requirement, and we'll provide the service and support. This page shows a list of equipment and service options available in your region.

Business Grade VSAT Equipment & Service Solutions - iDirect Ku-Band
Performance Grade Satellite Internet from Ground Control will deliver high-speed, low-latency, net-neutral, application tolerant, VPN & VoIP optimized, highly predictable connections that deliver what consumer grade satellite services can not.

Fixed VSAT Service
Fixed Location VSAT Dish
Complete Professional Grade VSAT Systems - iDirect Service

Ground Control specializes in performance grade satellite equipment and service. We are a single source provider for all of your communication needs. Pricing for service is below. Fixed VSAT Information

Motorized Satellite Dish System
Auto-Acquire Fixed Satellite Dish
A Motorized 1.2 Meter Satellite Dish - No Certified Installers Needed

This motorized fixed location satellite dish can be moved to any location in the globe and setup by non-technical personnel. Provides broadband Internet and phone in 3 to 5 minutes after pressing the "Find Satellite" button. more

Case Based Solution - Flyaway Toughsat
A Portable 1.2 Meter Satellite Dish - iDirect Service
This portable Case-Based mobile satellite system is easily transported and can be setup by one person to create a powerful Wi-Fi hotspot. The Flyaway system is Manufactured by Ground Control.
Flyaway Mobile Dish Information

Mobile VSAT Satellite Internet
Mobile Satellite Internet
Truck or Trailer Top Mounting - iDirect Service

Ground Control manufactures a full line of Toughsat mobile VSAT satellite Internet systems that mount on any rig roof. These mobile dishes are one-button easy to operate, and deliver performance grade high-speed satellite Internet from anywhere. Services for the equipment are below.
Mobile Satellite Systems


T-100 Communications Trailer
A Mobile - Transportable Hotspot - iDirect Service

Ground Control manufactures the Toughsat T-100 Multi-Purpose Satellite Communications Trailer to create a half-mile (.82 Kilometers) wireless access point for any in-range device. An instant communications portal for any location.
T-100 Communications Trailer Information


L-Band Satellite Internet Options In Australia - New Zealand

Thuraya Satellite Internet  
Portable Satellite Terminals with Wi-Fi
Prices start at - $2,695 usd
These portable satellite Internet terminals may be small, but they can offer unlimited broadband Internet service as cheaply as some large satellite dish services. Coverage spans all of the Eastern hemisphere from Africa & Europe to the Russian East coast and Australia.
Thuraya Satellite Internet Terminals & Service


Thuraya Voyager - Moving Satellite Internet  
Moving or Parked Satellite Internet with Wi-Fi
Priced at $4,995 usd
The Thuraya Voyager In-Motion systems offer broadband Internet up to 444Kbps and may connect any authorized wireless device up to 200 meters, moving or parked. An excellent Internet hotspot for pubic events, nearby convoy vehicles, campsites, or anything that is within 200 meters of the antenna.
Thuraya Voyager IP In-Motion Satellite Terminal


BGAN Terminals  
Portable Satellite Internet & Phone - Globally
Prices start at - $1,650 usd
BGAN Terminals are much like Thuraya terminals above, except the BGAN service area is global, and BGAN terminals offer standard switched phone service. Speeds are comparable with to 492 Kbps and service fees are a bit higher, but if you need global portable connectivity, BGAN terminals are the way to go.
BGAN Portable Terminals & Service


BGAN Hardened Case Solution  
Carry Case - BGAN Internet & Phone
Prices starting at $2,133 usd
A BGAN ready-case places a BGAN portable satellite terminal in a hardened all-weather case. Everything is included for creating a mobile office in any location in minutes. BGAN Ready Cases are excellent for backup communication and portability.
BGAN Hardened Cases


Satellite Phones  
Satellite Phone - Data Phone
Iridium Extreme Price - $1,495 usd
The Iridium Extreme satellite phone works in any disaster area anywhere and with the Axcesspoint personal hotspot, it includes low-speed Internet access for smartphones. Ground Control specializes in airtime and Internet service we support 24-7.
Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone

Our VSAT from Ground Control will deliver high-speed, low-latency, net-neutral, application tolerant, VPN & VoIP optimized, highly predictable connections that deliver what consumer grade satellite services can not... functional reliability.

Premium iDirect VSAT Satellite Internet is available through Ground Control. If you require a constant high-speed, low-latency, net-neutral, application tolerant, VPN optimized, predictable connection perfect for data and phone communication, then we have your satellite dish solution for all locations.


GE-23 South Pacific Beam

  iDirect Ku-Band at 172° East VSAT Plans on GE23 SP
   Requires 1.2 meter VSAT dish or larger -    Services Areas: Australia, New Zealand
Monthly Plans
Transfer Speeds
Down x Up
CIR
Down x Up
Contention
Ratio
Overage
Costs

Monthly Price
6 GB
7 GB
512 x 256 Kbps
512 x 512 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
30:1 $0.19
Per MB
$529
$789
8 GB
13 GB
20 GB
30 GB
40 GB
50 GB
60 GB
1024 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 512 Kbps
1536 x 512 Kbps
2048 x 512 Kbps
2048 x 1024 Kbps
3072 x 1024 Kbps
4092 x 1024 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
30:1 $0.15
Per MB
$839
$1,099
$1,799
$2,569
$3,549
$4,749
$6,159
Unlimited Use 512 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 512 Kbps
64 x 64 CIR
128 x 128 CIR
256 x 256 CIR
30:1 $0.00 $3,599
$5,739
$9,999
► A 30:1 contention ratio has twice as many subscribers as a 15:1 plan and may be slower.
► We also offer 5:1, 3:1 and 1:1 contentions ratios. Please call for quote.
► There is a one time $150 activation fee using the GE23 SP satellite beam.
Use your existing satellite equipment with Ground Control.
Information on iDirect satellite equipment.
► All plans listed are one year term that revert to month-to-month at the end of term.
► Month-to-Month term plans are available for an additional cost.
► Service requires a 1.2 meter satellite dish with 6 Watt BUC transmitter.
► Works with our VoIP service with crystal clear calling.
► All speeds are listed in Kilobits per second.





GE23 South West Pacific Beam

  iDirect Ku-Band at 172° East VSAT Plans on GE23 SWP
   Requires 1.8 Meter VSAT dish or larger
   Services Areas: Taiwan, South-west part of China (includes HK), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos,
   Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines, Timor-Leste,
   PNG, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, and North coast of Australia.
Monthly Plans
Transfer Speeds
Down x Up
CIR
Down x Up
Contention
Ratio
Overage
Costs

Monthly Price
10 GB
12 GB
15 GB
20 GB
30 GB
40 GB

512 x 256 Kbps
512 x 512 Kbps
1024 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 512 Kbps
1536 x 512 Kbps
2048 x 512 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
20:1 $0.15
Per MB
$999
$1,309
$1,439
$1,779
$2,279
$2,549
Unlimited Use 512 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 512 Kbps
64 x 64
128 x 128
256 x 256
20:1 $0.00 $3,599
$5,739
$9,999
► A 20:1 contention ratio has twice as many subscribers as a 10:1 plan and may be slower.
► We offer 5:1, 3:1 and 1:1 contentions ratios. Please call for quote.
► There is a one time $300 activation fee using the GE23 SWP satellite beam.
Use your existing satellite equipment with Ground Control.
Information on iDirect satellite equipment.
► All plans listed are one year term that revert to month-to-month at the end of the term.
► Month-to-Month term plans are available for an additional cost.
► Service requires a 1.8 meter satellite dish with 4 Watt BUC transmitter.
► Works with our VoIP service with crystal clear calling.
► All speeds are listed in Kilobits per second.





GE23 South East Pacific Beam

  iDirect Ku-Band at 172° East VSAT Plans on GE23 SEP
   Requires 1.8 meter VSAT dish with 6 watt transmitter
   Services Areas: Hawaii, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji Samoa, Tonga, French Polynesia,
   Cook Islands, and the Rest of East Pacific Ocean
Monthly Plans
Transfer Speeds
Down x Up
CIR
Down x Up
Contention
Ratio
Overage
Costs

Monthly Price
10 GB
12 GB
15 GB
20 GB
30 GB
40 GB

512 x 256 Kbps
512 x 512 Kbps
1024 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 512 Kbps
1536 x 512 Kbps
2048 x 512 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
0 x 0 Kbps
20:1 $0.15
Per MB
$999
$1,309
$1,439
$1,779
$2,279
$2,549
Unlimited Use 512 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 256 Kbps
1024 x 512 Kbps
64 x 64
128 x 128
256 x 256
20:1 $0.00 $3,599
$5,739
$9,999
► A 20:1 contention ratio has twice as many subscribers as a 10:1 plan and may be slower.
► We offer 5:1, 3:1 and 1:1 contentions ratios. Please call for quote.
► There is a one time $300 activation fee using the GE23 SEP satellite beam.
Use your existing satellite equipment with Ground Control.
Information on iDirect satellite equipment.
► All plans listed are one year term that revert to month-to-month at the end of the term.
► Month-to-Month term plans are available for an additional cost.
► Service requires a 1.8 meter satellite dish with 4 Watt BUC transmitter.
► Works with our VoIP service with crystal clear calling.
► All speeds are listed in Kilobits per second.



Unlimited Use L-Band Internet Service
Ground Control provides Unlimited use L-Band portable satellite solutions for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands.


BGAN Link - Africa Footprint

L-Band Satellite Internet Plans - Australia / New Zealand
Service via BGAN Link GEO - Regional Based BGAN Service
  BGAN Link GEO Transfer Speeds
Down x Up Speeds
Overage
Costs
Monthly Price
U.S. Dollars
  12 Month Term
  Unlimited Use Shared Service
464 Kbps x 448 Kbps $0 $1,394/mo
  3 Month Term
  Unlimited Use Shared Service
464 Kbps x 448 Kbps $0 $1,673/mo
Features of using BGAN Link GEO Service:
Equipment can be installed by anyone - No certified installer required
Free phone service (via Skype)
Inexpensive and lightweight equipment - The Hughes 9502 Two-Piece or One-Piece terminals
Short service terms (as low as 3 months). Great for seasonal use.
Very low power usage - The Hughes 9502 pulls only 4 watts of power - Runs easily off of solar
Extreme weather reliability - Freezing Cold - Blistering Hot - Rain - Snow - Very High Winds
Ideal for both manned or unmanned locations
Hughes 9502 Two-Piece Terminal   Hughes 9502 One-Piece Terminal
The Hughes 9502 2-Piece terminal has a 10 meter antenna cable so that the transceiver can be located inside an enclosure or building. more
 
The Hughes 9502 One-Piece solution contains the 9502 transceiver behind the antenna. Simply run power and an Ethernet cable for full operation. more
   Plans may require approval by Inmarsat. Prepaid terms do not require credit approval.
   BGAN Link is available from the activation date for 3 or 12 months depending on the plan chosen.
   Terminal are designed to stay in 1 fixed location and not move. There is a $1,600 relocation fee.
   Terminals that move without permission are charged at standard BGAN rates. Please call for more information.
   Ground Control ships BGAN LINK Sim Cards internationally at no cost. Extra charge for expedited shipping.
   All BGAN Link Services are are subject to BGAN LINK Fair Access Policy

   Hughes 9502 Terminal cost above adds a one time $299 feature activation charge for BGAN Link service.

Other VSAT Coverage Areas & Plans - Or click here for Global Map


Popular Equipment Solutions

VSAT Pacific Rim Soluiton iDirect Equipment & Dish
1.2 or 1.8 Meter VSAT Dish

Our South Pacific solution uses the Evolution X3 satellite gateway connected to our 1.2 or 1.8 Meter satellite dish with a 6 watt BUC (transmitter) on a Non-Penetrating mount. more equipment


The iDirect Evolution X5 Series Satellite Router





The iDirect Evolution X5 satellite router is an easy-to-deploy solution with fast processing capabilities on a star topology network. The X5 features advanced QoS and traffic prioritization capabilities supporting superior processing speeds for data rates of up to 138 Mbps downstream and and 11.8 Mbps upstream. An ideal solution for fixed and mobile business critical applications.
● Star topology
● Advanced QoS prioritization
iDirect Evolution X5 Satellite Router Brochure & Spec Sheet


Online Installation Certification - $300 USD plus toolbag (if tools are not owned)
Train to become a certified Installer for our fixed systems and avoid the costs associated with a typical installation. This is recommend for some customers where local installers may not be available, or costs to transport the technician to the installation site is high.
Online Training
Online Installation Certification will require the technician to prove ownership of certain specialized satellite pointing tools, or purchase the certified installer tool bag that includes all tools necessary for an installation. For more information on online installation, please visit this page.



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