*NEW* Inmarsat IsatHub/BGAN iSavi Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot

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Inmarsat IsatHub/BGAN iSavi!

Introducing a revolutionary way to stay connected. Inmarsat's IsatHub turns your smartphone into a satellite phone!

ISatHub iSavi; A new product and service from Inmarsat that will enable your smart phone or tablet to work seamlessly, almost anywhere on the planet, completely independent of cellular or fixed networks, and with high speed data capabilities.

The IsatHub service is accessed from your iPhone, iPad and/or iPod touch or Android[TM] device through the control app. This provides set-up assistance and gives you full control over access to the service as well as visibility of data usage from each device sharing the IsatHub connection. The voice app enables you to use your smart device to send and receive voice calls via IsatHub’s dedicated high-quality voice line, as well as text messages, even if your device is for WiFi use only.


  • IsatHub operates over the Inmarsat-4 (I-4) satellite and ground network, which operates globally, except for extreme polar regions, at an average availability of 99.9 per cent.
  • The service is accessed via a control and voice app downloaded onto a smart phone or tablet.
  • These apps connect to the I-4 network via a satellite terminal that has been type approved to work over Inmarsat’s network.
  • The Wideye iSavi terminal from manufacturing partner AddValue, is the first terminal to access the IsatHub service.
  • Wideye iSavi is lightweight, highly portable and is quick and easy to set up with no technical expertise or training needed, enabling you to establish an online connection with IsatHub within minutes.
  • The terminal has a 30 metre WiFi range and multiple devices can share the same connection.
  • Power consumption is low and the battery can be recharged by mains or by solar power.

Now available for BGAN
The Wideye iSavi terminal from AddValue Technologies is now available for use with BGAN service, on both pre-pay and post-pay plans.

The terminal will support full access to data speeds of up to 384kbps for background IP data, making the terminal a perfect solution for remote access to corporate networks, email, and general broadband connectivity. However, the iSavi will not currently support any streaming services. The iSavi will also not be available for BGAN Link service.

Firmware update

To enable an iSavi terminal for BGAN use, the terminal must be updated to the latest firmware version, R01.1.0, which can be downloaded here.

IsatHub Control App


  • Signal strength indicator with pointing assistance
  • Network registration
  • Manage costs and each connected device with service access controls and usage counters
  • Battery / AC status indicator
  • Firewall pre-set selections
    • Configured from Web MMI
  • Two security levels
    • MAC address filtering
    • Wi-Fi password control
  • Terminal temperature warning
  • Personal assistance button
  • User help
Free download Here:


IsatHub Voice App


  • Preconfigured for use over IsatHub
  • Auto SIP registration (with SIP proxy in terminal)
  • Error handling
  • Works with contacts on smart device
  • SMS functionality
  • Call duration information
Free download here:


IsatHub Service

  • Standard IP data up to 240/384kbps send/receive.
  • Dedicated high-quality voice line.
  • Text.
  • Send email, access the internet and your apps.
  • Coverage map
  • Flexible service pricing packages are available depending on duration of use and typical volume of data used.

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    IsatHub – Smart device connectivity. Take your world with you.

    IsatHub, launching in the first half of 2014, will enable you to talk, text, and access the Internet on your smart device, anywhere inside – or outside – the coverage of cellular or terrestrial comms, with one global tariff. Android and iOS users alike benefit from official companion apps for the IsatHub.

    General Specifications

    Internet Speed
    Standard TCP-IP 384 Kbps down, 240 Kbps up

    Satellite Transmit: 1626.5 – 1660.5 MHz and 1668 – 1675 MHz
    Satellite Receive: 1518 – 1559 MHz
    GPS Frequency: 1574.42 – 1576.42 MHz

    Satellite Phone App
    Calling via Smartphone App - Standard Circuit Switched PSTN Call (not VoIP).
    IsatHub is issued international satellite phone number with (870) country code.
    Available free from iTunes and Google Play app stores

    Web Interface

    Type in or the word "isavi" into any connected browser to access iSavi web interface.

    Transmit/Calling Time
    2.5 hours using the standard battery (at full transmit power)

    Standby Time
    24 hours idle standby time - using the standard batteryWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with up to 30 meters range (100 feet). Default is 802.11b ...May be changed from iSavi Web Interface.

    AC Power
    100 - 240 VAC, 50-60Hz; (comes with international AC adapter kit)

    DC Power (vehicle adapter)

    Standard Battery is Li-Ion rechargeable with a capacity of 3 Amp Hours.
    Optional High Capacity 6Ah Battery will be available

    Dimensions L x W x D
    7.09" x 6.7" x 1.18" inches (180 x 170 x 30 mm)

    Operating Temperature
    -20 °C to +55 °C, -4°F to +131°F. Terminal has temperature warning if overheating.

    Storage Temperature

    1 month: Over 104° F (+40°C)
    6 months: Over +95°F (+35°C)
    1 year: Between -20 °C to +35 °C, -4°F to +95°F

    Terminal Weight
    1.98lbs (900g) Total - Transceiver = 1.41lbs (640g) and Battery Pack is .57lbs (260g)


    95% RH (non-condensing at +40 °C or +104°F)

    Ingress Protection
    IP65 Compliant

    Power Adapter
    110/230 volts AC, o/p +18V, 65 watt

    1.9 lbs (850g)


    Supported Languages

    English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Arabic
    (Quickstart Booklet is written with all 8 languages... Apps may choose from the above languages)

    Interface - Device Ports

    Power Port
    USB Mini Port - For use for Firmware Updating only


    Wi-Fi Password Control - MAC Address Filtering
    Firewall pre-set selections - Configured from Web User Interface

    Voice Connectivity

    SIP server using Apps on Smart Devices


    The Inmarsat IsatHub uses the Wideye iSavi manufactured by Addvalue, currently the only terminal licensed for the IsatHub network.

    Control App Operating System Requirements
    iOS 6 or higher (on an iPhone 4 or iPad 3 or higher) Android 4.1 or higher.


    FCC, CE, Industry Canada (IC), RoHS2 Compliance, WEEE, CMPCS MOU-ITU Registry, Inmarsat Type Approval, UL/IEC, UN, CE (battery pack safety).

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