Communications, Broadband Global Area Network

Product Code: KBGAN
A portable device designed to provide high-speed voice and data communications almost anywhere in the world. The BGAN unit is connected to a laptop and pointed to a satellite that provides connection to the Internet. This will enable the user to use email and Peoplesoft (Oxfam) as well as make an international telephone call, using a standard analogue telephone connected to the BGAN.

Oxfam GB

A separate budget code will be needed for air time. The unit will be sent with an inactivated SIM due to air transport regulations. Please request activation once the unit has been received.

All other customers
The unit will be sent without a SIM. The customer will be responsible for purchasing their own SIM and contract for all call charges.

BGAN features:

  • simultaneous voice and data communications over BGAN
  • high-speed data transfer up to 464 kbps 
  • support for streaming IP at 32, 64, 128 kbps
  • global coverage
  • standard LAN, USB, Bluetooth and phone/fax interfaces
  • provides internet to a single machine or can be connected to a network hub (not included)
  • easy system setup and operation, lightweight, splash and dust proof, robust, reliable and durable design

Components included
Line# Quantity Part No. Description
1 1 TT-3710A Thrane and Thrane Explorer 510 Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN)
2 1 BGAN-2wire Handset, Thrane and Thrane 2 Wire Analogue PSTN
3 1 TT-3710A-009 Car charger cable with cigarette lighter plug, Explorer 500
4 1 TT-3686L Battery, Lithium Ion, rechargeable
5 1 UP0501Q-15P Power supply, 100-240 Volts AC input, 15 Volts DC output
6 1 LAN cable, 2m
7 1 USB cable, 2m
8 1 Bag, canvas - for Explorer 510

Technical notes
  • Any telephone with RJ11 connector can be used with the kit.
  • The components of the kit must be kept together as a single unit.
Oxfam GB
  • The IS Department must be kept informed of the current location of each kit.
  • The IS Department is responsible for the activation of the unit.
  • NOTE: The IS team must be kept informed of the current budget code for the BGAN charges. All charges will be applied to the last known budget code.
  • To limit costs a firewall can be installed to restrict internet traffic to Oxfam systems only, this can be configured at any time via the Service Desk contact.

Local Purchase
This exact model may be available for local purchase. It is recommended that the IS Department are consulted before alternative makes or models are considered.
It is recommended that the BGAN SIMs are purchased centrally so that:

  • calls are charged at Oxfam's corporate rate
  • billing is done in one place (lower transaction costs)
  • there is improved cost control & management of information
  • Ready To Ship: 2 days
  • Made In: United Kingdom
  • Packaging: Carton
  • Item Dimensions (cm): 32 x 32 x 32
  • Volume (m³): 0.033
  • Weight (kg): 4