Cobham Explorer 710 BGAN Satellite Data Terminal

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Cobham Explorer 710 Satellite BGAN Internet Data Terminal

Inmarsat offers their latest world’s smallest and lightest Class 1 BGAN, the Explorer 710 terminal. The first platform to make use of new high data rate streaming as standard. The Explorer 710 is positioned to support broadcasters in enhancing the quality of mobile outside broadcasting. This terminal also includes several advanced new features, including the ability to bond the signals from multiple terminals via Ethernet and achieve IP streaming rate of 1 Mbps or even higher.

The Power of Communication in Your Hands


The remarkable Explorer 710 also introduces Smart Phone applications to the world of BGAN connectivity, enabling users to connect their own devices for voice calling and connectivity. With this terminal you can connect your phone, laptop smartphone or tablet and be online so fast by just pointing the terminal’s antenna to the Inmarsat satellite and pressing some buttons. You can have quick access to internet browsing, email, live video, phone services, broadcasting, large file transfers, broadcasting, video conferencing, and streaming. 

Other features include a large LED display, which facilitates set-up and configuration without being connected to a PC, Smart Phone or tablet.

Extraordinary Broadcasting Communication Tool

At the forefront of a new era of high speed ultra-portable satellite streaming BGAN terminal, EXPLORER 710 is a sophisticated communication tool for broadcasting and other IP based industry applications. The new high data rate streaming service and the ability to cascade multiple devices is especially important for broadcasters as it provides the means to improve transmission quality and speed up content delivery to the station.

Special Note: The Explorer 710 provides streaming rates over 650 kbps out of the box, when using the new high data rate streaming service to be introduced by Inmarsat in Q3 this year. Available in September 2013, EXPLORER 710 enables the fastest on-demand video streaming via satellite with guaranteed QoS.

Inmarsat Cobham 710 Satellite Terminal Key Features

Fastest BGAN Terminal

Provides streaming rates over 650 kbps out of the box, when using new high data rate streaming, the Global Express. With the Explorer710, you can leverage the fastest on-demand video streaming via satellite with guaranteed QoS to enhance the quality of live broadcasts and remote communication.

Distinctive Possibilities

Uniquely, the Explorer 710 has the ability to bond the signals from multiple EXPLORER 710 terminals via Ethernet to achieve IP streaming rates of 1 Mbps or even higher - closer to standard definition broadcast quality.

Use your own devices

Explorer 710, enables users to wirelessly connect their own devices for voice calling and connectivity. It's light, compact, tough and incredibly reliable. It opens more possibilities for connecting devices, offering more flexibility. It's ultra-portable, so you can be set-up within minutes of arriving on scene.

Next Generation Terminal

The Explorer 710 is the complete package, featuring touches like a USB host interface, hot-swappable batteries, easy-to-use LED display and multiple interfaces. 

BGAN Cobham Explorer 710 Airtime Options

Inmarsat BGAN Prepaid Plans: Purchase a specific number of units that can be used for voice or data, that will be available for 2 years and you can reload the sim card with more units at any time.

Inmarsat BGAN Monthly Plans: Pay a monthly service fee and for the airtime you use. If you don’t use any voice or data, you will only have to pay for the monthly subscription.

Note: Must sign a BGAN Monthly Airtime Agreement and return it to us via email ( or fax to 866.657.5671 to activate your service.

Download BGAN Monthly Airtime Service Agreement Here (PDF).

Learn more about Inmarsat BGAN Airtime Plans.  

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Box Contents of the Cobham Explorer 710 BGAN Terminal

  • Explorer 710 Tranceiver
  • Explorer 710 Antenna
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion battery
  • AC/DC Recharger - Input 100 to 240 VAC 
  • Short split cable. Connects transceiver and antenna.
  • 6' of Ethernet cable
  • Quick start Guides.

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Cobham Explorer 710 Bgan Terminal Support Documents and Firmware

 ** For a look at the Data Sheet and User's Manual that explains all the specs and features of the new Explorer 710 along with all the fields that it will be good to use, click on the links below.

*Cobham Explorer 710 BGAN Terminal Data Sheet

*Cobham Explorer 710 BGAN Terminl User's Manual


PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions HxWxD • 332x279 x 54mm, 13.07x10.98 x2.13 inches Weight • Total: 3.2 kg / 7 lbs (incl. battery) • Antenna: 1.7 kg (tbc) • Transceiver: 1.5 kg (tbc) Global Services • Voice: 4 kbps AMBE+2 • Premium voice: 3.1 kHz audio, 64 kbps Standard IP: Up to 492 kbps • Streaming IP: 32, 64, 128 kbps (256 kbps & BGAN X-Stream - tbc) • High Data Rate Streaming: + 650 kbps+ 325 kbps (Half-channel HDR) • ISDN: UDI 64 kbps / RDI 56 kbps • SMS: Supported User Interface • PMOLED Display • Audio and LCD pointing aids • LED indicator • Compass Languages UK, FR, DE, ES, RU and CN General • 1 x Analogue RJ-11 phone/fax interfaces • 2 x LAN interface • 1 x USB host interface • 1 x ISDN interface • 1 x Transceiver/Antenna interface • 1 x BGAN SIM-Card slots • WLAN Access Point Environmental Conditions Temperature: • Operational (ambient): -25°C to +55°C / -13°F to +131°F • Storage (excl. battery): -40°C to +80°C / -40°F to +176°F Water and Dust: • Transceiver: IP52/Antenna: IP66 Power • DC input range: 10-32VDC • Power consumption: Intelligent Power Management 65W (max.) • AC/DC power supply • Input: 100-240VAC, 47-63Hz, 65W • Output:19VDC • Connector type:2.5 / 5.5 mm power jack • Battery: Lithium ion, rechargeable • Stand-by time: 36h, 25°C / 77°F • Transmit time, max.: 2h30m @ 144 kbps (25°C / 77°F) 1h30m @ 492 kbps • Receive time, max.: 3h30m @ 492 kbps Other Features • Support for BGAN bonding • Built-in SIP server • Embedded web server • Advanced Router with admin control • Wireless Access Point • Remote Activation and Remote Management • Battery hot-swap and Intelligent Power Management • Solar Panel powering PART #: 403720B-00500
Review Plans
5 MB Plan:
Inc. 5 MB per Month / $6.65 MB / $0.99 Voice min. / $0.90 SMS / Contract - 12 Months Minimum
21 MB Plan:
Inc. 21 MB per Month / $5.80 MB / $0.96 Voice min / $0.90 SMS / Contract - 3 Months Minimum
100 MB Plan:
Inc. 100 MB per Month / $5.10 MB / $0.92 Voice min / $0.90 SMS / Contract -6 Months Minimum
750 MB Plan:
Inc. 750 MB per Month / $4.50 MB / $0.90 Voice min / $0.80 SMS / Contract - 12 Months Minimum
2105 MB Plan:
Inc. 2105 MB per Month / $3.20 MB / $0.80 Voice min / $0.80 SMS / Contract -12 Months Minimum
Activation Fee:
All monthly plans requires a one-time $50.00 activation fee. (Automatically added when you purchase a plan.)
Activation Process:
Once you have purchased your monthly BGAN plan, you must sign the agreement and return it to us via email or fax to activate your service.

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