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Inmarsat's New BGAN M2M Service Now Available from AST

Today (16/02/12) sees the launch of Inmarsat’s new BGAN M2M service. Available from AST and compatible with the new Hughes 9502 terminal, BGAN M2M provides a low-cost solution to support real-time ‘machine to machine’ applications.

BGAN M2M runs on a stable satellite network that offers reliable coverage and has been specifically designed for IP data. The service supports machine to machine applications sending between 1Mb and 50Mb per terminal on average per month. Offering an economical, low latency solution for remote asset monitoring, data reporting, SCADA and smart metering requirements, BGAN M2M promises to provide a global solution to the growing machine to machine market.

BGAN M2M extends the reach of M2M applications to cover remote geographic locations making the BGAN M2M suitable for retail banking (remote POS machines), oil & gas, utilities & mining.

The service launches with the Hughes 9502 BGAN M2M terminal – as a launch partner AST will be pleased to provide hardware and airtime pricing.

Please contact us for further information and pricing.
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