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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

Afghanistan Satellite VOIP  
VoIP Phone Service over Satellite Dish Systems
$49.95 USD per month for 1000 minutes
Each phone has its own local number from most any country, to make make and receive crystal clear calls over our superior satellite connection. More


Other Satellite Internet Options - Global

BGAN Terminals  
Portable Satellite Internet & Phone - Globally
Prices start at - $1,345 usd
BGAN Terminals are highly portable global broadband Internet devices that also offer standard phone service. Speed of BGAN terminals are up to 492 Kbps download and 448 Kbps upload. Excellent for any laptop or smartphone that need to connect to broadband Internet most anywhere on the planet.
BGAN Portable Terminals & Service


BGAN Link Service  
BGAN Link - Unlimited Internet & Phone
Monthly Unlimited Service - $1,125/mo usd
Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands may consider a portable BGAN terminal using BGAN Link "GEO" service for Unlimited Internet and phone (via Skype). BGAN Link is advertised as "all you can eat" at one fixed location. While speeds are not as fast as VSAT dishes, these terminals can be installed by anyone and used for most anything.
BGAN Link


In-Motion Mobile Terminal  
Moving or Parked Satellite Internet with Wi-Fi
Priced starting at 5,595 usd
In-Motion terminals 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 range of the antenna.
In-Motion or Parked Satellite Terminals


BGAN Hardened Case Solution  
Carry Case - BGAN Internet & Phone
Prices starting at $2,723 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


Iridium Go  
Iridium Go - Personal Global Cell Tower - New Tech
For Smartphones and Tablets (sorry, no laptops or PCs)
Use your smartphone or tablet over 100% of the globe by pairing it with the Iridium GO satellite terminal. The GO! is a Wi-Fi hotspot that can deliver Phone - SMS Texting - Email and Low Speed Internet (2.4 Kbps) to any connected iPhone/iPad or Android device. This tech became available on August 1st 2014.
Iridium GO


Satellite Phones  
Satellite Phones - Data Phone
Prices Starting At Price - $595 usd
Satellite phone may be used by anyone anywhere on the planet are are a reliable way of staying connected when no other means of communication is possible. With the Iridium Axcesspoint personal hotspot, low speed Internet is even available. Ground Control specializes in airtime and Internet service.
Satellite Phones


Remote Unmanned Internet  
Remote Monitoring & Control
Prices Starting At Price - $1,235 usd
Control unmanned equipment for $47 usd a month anywhere on the planet with a Hughes 9502 BGAN Terminal. These fixed locations terminals operate on 4 watts of power 24 hours a day, and can relay any information from your equipment over the Inmarsat BGAN network. A Remote Ethernet port for any use.
Hughes 9502 BGAN Terminal & BGAN M2M Service


The Football Global Hotspot  
MCD-4800 - An Auto-Pointing Hotspot In A Case
Prices Starting At Price - $12,995 usd
Simply place the closed MCD-4800 watertight case under an open sky, and turn it on. In a minute it automatically becomes a broadband satellite connection with a wireless access for any in-range device up to 6 hours on a single charge.
MCD-4800 Information

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
Usage
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 Usage over plan GBs is billed at $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 Usage over plan GBs is billed at $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
Usage
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 Usage over plan GBs is billed at $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 Unlimited $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
Usage
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 Usage over plan GBs is billed at $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 Unlimited $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
BGAN LINK - Satellite Internet Plans - Australia / New Zealand
Service via BGAN Link GEO - Regional Based BGAN Service
  BGAN Link GEO Transfer Speeds
Down x Up Speeds
Usage

Monthly Price
U.S. Dollars
  12 Month Term
  Unlimited Use Shared Service
464 Kbps x 448 Kbps Unlimited $1,125/mo
  3 Month Term
  Unlimited Use Shared Service
464 Kbps x 448 Kbps Unlimited $1,500/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.
   Terminal are designed to stay in 1 fixed location and not move.
   Ground Control ships BGAN LINK Sim Cards internationally at no cost. Extra charge for expedited shipping.

More information on BGAN Link

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


iDirect Satellite Dish Systems - Complete Kits
Our most popular fixed satellite solution uses the Evolution X3 iDirect Gateway connected to our 1.2 Meter satellite dish with a 6 watt BUC (transmitter) on a Non-Penetrating mount.
Evolution X3 Satellite System

This is everything needed to create a working high-speed connection except for the installation that requires a certified installer.
Photos

Online Installation Certification - $300 plus toolbag (if tools are not owned)
Avoid the cost of installation by taking our online Installation Training & Certification course. Certified installers can assemble, point, and activate a satellite communication systems with Ground Control. The advantage of being a certified installer is no installation costs, or costly repointing (such as after a storm), or moving of a system to a new location. Please note that certification is offered only to those who are purchasing Ground Control satellite service.

Online Training

Ground Control does require the enrollee to own (or have access to) certain specialized satellite pointing tools. Enrollees may also purchase our certified installer tool bag that includes the tools necessary for satellite system installations.

Apply for the Ground Control Installation Training & Certification Course

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