Remote High Speed Satellite Internet

Australian Satellite Internet Hire & Sales

Gaining access to satellite internet in the bush has now become a necessary tool for business and individuals alike.  ClientSAT works with a range of companies to give you the best pricing for your fixed and portable remote satellite internet needs. When looking for your satellite internet solution, have a good think about what you want to use the internet for and in what locations. If you are moving from town to town, maybe waiting for the next town to download your emails is the best option. However, if you are setting up a camp in a location without internet for a period of time, than maybe one of the options will would work best for you:

 

Fixed & Semi portable data solutions
For most companies or organizations which need internet connections for multiple staff or dedicated full time links, a technology call VSAT is used. VSAT stands for “Very Small Aperture Terminal” and refers to the terminal which is installed or is mounted to a pallet or larger vehicle.  Most VSAT solutions installed in Australia will use a dish which is 1.2 meters wide and needs to be either mounted on a roof, the side of a building or ground mounted. The installation of the dish requires special equipment and training to be aligned in the right direction. If the customer wants to use the equipment in different location however needs the speed of VSAT, an auto aligning dish can be purchased or rented. An Auto dish normally comes on a pallet sized stand however will require a power sauce. Setting up an auto align dish is extremely easy and in most cases the user can be online, within a few minutes or supply power to the device.  Fixed VSAT equipment is priced from $3000-$6000 depending on location and Auto dish devices range from $30,000-$50,000 for an outright purchase. Remote Site Technologies has the largest range of hire VSAT equipment in the country for any short – medium term jobs.

 

Fixed VSAT 1.2M Pole Mounted Dish with WI-FI Router
A fixed location VSAT dish will be installed with suitable mounting hardware to suit the location and infrastructure available. Once installed and setup, a VSAT dish should not need further adjustment. These VSAT units require a professional installation to ensure the unit achieves a 99.99% uptime. Additional Wi-Fi solutions can be installed at the same time.

 

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Pros:

  • High Speed
  • Large / Unlimited Data Plans
  • Cheaper Plans per GB than L Band

 

Cons:

  • Requires install
  • Not Portable

 

Portable VSAT
If your project requires high speed internet in remote locations, however you are frequently shifting locations then a portable VSAT solution is perfect for you. Built on a pallet sized skid, the portable VSAT unit can be setup in a matter of minutes when arriving to a new location. Once the unit is unpacked and provided power, the terminal will automatically align with the satellite to provide high speed internet.  When you are ready to move location again, turn the device off and clip on the cage and you are ready to move.

 

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Pros:

  • High Speed
  • Large / Unlimited Data Plans
  • Cheaper Plans per GB than L Band

 

Cons:

  • Larger yet portable
  • Larger investment (Hire options available)

 

 

 

Vehicle mounted and Lightweight portable devices
If you only require small amounts of internet access and or require satellite internet you can carry in your backpack, the Inmarsat BGAN range of terminals is going to be your best solution. In the BGAN range of solutions you can choose from vehicle or vessel mounted solutions or terminals that only weight 1.4KG’s. The terminals have enough speed to deliver basic video streaming or normal web browsing and come with a wide range of data plans starting at $150 per month.

 

 

Portable Satellite Terminal
The Cobham Explorer 510 is the perfect choice if you are looking for a small and lightweight voice and broadband data communications on the pause.

Smaller than a standard laptop and weighing less than 1.4 kg, this satellite terminal is easy to carry along when travelling the world and enables users access to Internet, Email,video conferencing and much more.  The terminal is splash and dust proof designed to work in the harsh Australian outback.

 

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Pros:

  • Easy install
  • Small & Light Weight
  • Rentable

 

Cons:

  • Large yet portable
  • Expensive to buy upfront (can be rented)

 

 

Fixed Satellite Terminal
The Cobham Explorer 323 is an all -in-one antenna and terminal BGAN vehicle satellite terminal designed for robust and durable use with no moving parts for the most demanding environments.

The ultra compact design making it the smallest BGAN vehicular satellite terminal in the market and able to turn the vehicle into a mobile communication hub just using only a single cable to connect power and Ethernet. When the ignition is turned on and power is supplied to the 323 terminal, the terminal will automatically connect to the satellite and provide Wi-Fi for up to 20 meters away from the vehicle. Linked with a BGAN link plan and you have the perfect solution to be able to contact business on the move, anywhere in Australia.

 

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Pros:

  • Easy install
  • Small & Light Weight
  • Rentable

 

Cons:

  • Large yet portable
  • Fixed to the Roof (optional super strong magnets or bolt on  as standard)