Network Innovations provides satellite communications equipment rental including Iridium 9555 and 9505A phones and Inmarsat BGAN terminals for your short-term requirements. We offer satellite phones and BGAN terminals for rent on weekly and monthly terms.  Whether you need voice or data communications, our satellite phone and equipment rental programs can accommodate you.

Rentals are well suited to short-term (up to 3 months) or one-off projects where you need a telephone/text messaging solution (Iridium) or Internet connection (BGAN).

Iridium Satellite Phone Rentals

Iridium handheld satellite phones are rugged and durable providing you with satellite voice, SMS-text and low-speed data anywhere in the world.  No matter what the situation, we can provide you a rental Iridium 9505A or 9555 satellite phone on a weekly or monthly basis with a variety of airtime plans to fit your needs.

Satellite Phone Handsets and Rate Plans –

Rental Plan 9555 9505A Per day/min Postpaid Rate
Weekly $51.50 $51.50 $7.15/day $1.70/min*
Prepaid Airtime Options Prepaid Rate
30 Mins $47.70 $47.70 $1.59/min Addl Mins $1.70/min
50 Mins $74.50 $74.50 $1.49/min Addl Mins $1.70/min
100 Mins $139.00 $139.00 $1.39/min Addl Mins $1.70/min
200 Mins $258.00 $258.00 $1.29/min Addl Mins $1.70/min
300 Mins $357.00 $357.00 $1.19/min Addl Mins $1.70/min

Unless a prepaid plan is specified, Iridium satellite phone rentals automatically come with postpaid airtime. The rate per minute applies to all outgoing calls worldwide – voice & data from the Iridium satellite phone handset to any terrestrial destination throughout the world *(also to another Iridium unit) Calls to other satellite phones (non-Iridium) are charged at a higher rate. There are no additional charges or roaming charges (excluding taxes).

Iridium Satellite Phone Rentals include:

  • Satellite Phone with Battery
  • Soft Carrying Case
  • AC Charger US (International plugs not included)
  • User Guide
  • Additional Lithium Ion Battery
  • Leather Case
  • Voicemail
Watertight custom cut pelican hard case $15.00/each
Additional Battery(ies) $20.00/each
Iridium Data Kit (9505A only) $25.00/each
USB Cable (9555 only) $25.00/each
12v DC cigarette lighter adapter $10.00/each
International plug adapter $3.95/each
Solar Panel (requires cigarette adapter) $45.00/each
Auxiliary antenna/adapter (for mobile apps) $10.00/each

Download the Satellite Phone Rental Agreement (Includes terms and conditions of rental agreements).

Contact for more information regarding Iridium rental and shipping costs including expedited options.

BGAN Internet Terminal Rentals

For Internet service in a small, portable device, we rent the Explorer 500 BGAN terminal which provides service on a near-global basis. The BGAN terminal provides telephone service, a broadband Internet connection, SMS text messaging and support for fax systems, live video, and video conferencing requirements. Rentals are provided on a monthly basis. BGAN is ideal if you need an Internet connection for an email with file attachments or connectivity to IP or web-based applications.
Request a BGAN Rental

VSAT Systems

For larger scale Internet requirements such as campsites or relief projects, we can provide monthly rentals of VSAT systems to support multi-user Internet requirements including VOIP services.
Request a VSAT Rental

SATRAD Push-To-Talk Two-Way Radios

For projects that require two-way push-to-talk radio, our SATRAD service is available on a monthly basis to enable your team with what is effectively a portable radio tower that can be deployed anywhere in North America.
Request a SATRAD Rental