Imagine a world where you use your phone or tablet seamlessly to talk, text, access the internet and your apps, independently of cellular and fixed networks. Well that world is very nearly here with the imminent arrival of IsatHub, our global smart device connectivity service.
The iSavi is lightweight, highly portable and quick and easy to set up with no technical expertise or training needed. The power consumption is low and the battery can be recharged with the included AC/DC adapter or optional car charger or solar power. Simply point the iSavi towards one of Inmarsat's global constellation of I-4 to access IsatHub. Pointing assistance is delivered via the intuitive pointing lights on the terminal along with a Control app downloaded onto your smart device, which offers other administrative features to manage service connectivity. The Inmarsat-4 3G satellite network provides global coverage meaning you can take the iSavi anywhere to seamlessly use your smart device. Once connected, the iSavi will become a Wi-Fi access point for any authorized smart devices within 30 meters (100 feet).
Because IsatHub is delivered over Inmarsat's 3G network, your device can use its high-quality dedicated voice line to send and receive voice calls as well as text messages, even if your device is only Wi-Fi enabled. With international numbers provided by Inmarsats IsatHub service there will be no roaming charges, therefore, the cost of using the iSavi can be significantly less than using your 3G/4G mobile phone or tablet when roaming away from your home area.
Take your world with you Imagine a world where you use your phone or tablet seamlessly to talk, text, access the internet and your apps, independently of cellular and fixed networks. Well that world is very nearly here with the imminent arrival of IsatHub, our global smart device connectivity service. So now you can remain productive by having a constant line back to the office and stay in touch with your friends and family wherever you go.
Simple to Use 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.
The Fine Print
All Inmarsat iSavi satellite internet terminal rentals require a $500 deposit (government and accredited educational institutions as well as organizations with accounts in good standing are exempt from deposits), payable by credit card at time of rental / shipment. All rental charges, airtime charges and shipping costs will be deducted from this deposit and balance will refunded to your credit card, typically within 7 days of return (longer in peak times). Phone rentals are billed from the required date, chosen by you, until the day the phone is postmarked back. The renter is solely responsible for the rented satellite phone during the rental period. Ensure the phone is adequately insured when returning your rental. Replacement value for the Inmarsat iSavi Rental Kit is C$1900 plus all rental, airtime and shipping charges. All satellite phone rentals subject to our rental agreement.
NOTE: If your order is placed online, a Canada Satellite representative will contact you by phone to confirm all rental details. At this time you will be asked to confirm your credit card and ID details (valid drivers licence, passport or any other government picture ID). This is done for security / deposit purposes. Our website is secure, and as such, we do not have access to you credit card information.
Return Waybills may not be available from all locations.
Inmarsat iSavi Features - Broadband Internet - of up to 384 Kbps download, 240 Kbps up, for any connected device. - Phone - Make or receive phone calls on your smartphone with a new satellite phone number, or use this service for a local number, or to forward your cellphone to this local number. - Email - Send and receive email with your existing email software. - Instant Messaging - Use your existing messaging software, such is iMessage, or the built in SMS tool. - Wi-Fi Hotspot - up to 100' (30 meters) from the device. Connect from inside a building. - Lightweight - The iSavi terminal weighs 1.9 lbs (850 grams). - Ultra-Portable - The iSavi physical dimension are 7.1" x 6.7" x 1.2" inches (179 x 170 x 30 mm). - Global Coverage (except the extreme polar regions) - Travel Anywhere - Low Cost Service - Service is less than BGAN rates. IsatHub Plans - Connect multiple devices to the WiFi Hotspot - No limit to the number of devices that my connect. - Little or no training needed to operate. Quickstart guide helps first time users. - IsatHub Voice App - Make and receive calls from anyone (with a new satellite phone number). - May also make voice calls via VoIP - Call any phone worldwide with applications such as Skype. - Easy pointing terminal antenna with visual & audible pointing indicators. - Inmarsat network availability is 99.9% of the time. - Built in SIP Voice server with auto-connecting to SIP capable systems. - Up to 24 hours standby, 2 hours transmit (at max power if transmitting 100% of the time). - No roaming charges. - Voicemail, Contact Lists. - Advanced Screens - Wi-Fi security, MAC address filtering, device passwords, etc. - Usage Controls - Set the number of Megabytes to be used in any session with Control App.
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