BGAN General News

Cobham Explorer “Connect” app for BGAN available for Android and select iOS devices

Cobham’s SATCOM team has launched the Explorer “Connect” app for Explorer 510 and 710 BGAN satellite terminals.  Available on the iTunes App Store and Google play, the “Connect” app is for the management of Explorer 510 and 710 BGAN terminals only.  The app offers monitoring and configuration of the new core module Explorer terminals and includes a built-in satellite phone for making or receiving satellite calls over the Explorer terminal.

The EXPLORER Connect main menu offers the following options:

  •  Satellite Phone – Use your phone as a satellite phone to make and receive calls via the EXPLORER terminal
  •  Terminal Access – Open the terminal’s web interface for management and configuration
  •  Pointing – Activate the pointing process towards the BGAN satellite and see signal strength
  •  Dashboard – See the terminal status

Available on Google Play


Available on iTunes App Store


(iOS Compatibility requires iOS 6.1 or later.  Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.  This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6+)