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LITE PRO PRO DUAL SatSleeve HotSpot SatSleeve +

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£346.20 ex VAT

£415.44 inc VAT Website Price

£398.13 ex VAT Standard Price

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£628.62 ex VAT

£754.34 inc VAT Website Price

£722.91 ex VAT Standard Price

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£754.64 ex VAT

£905.57 inc VAT Website Price

£867.84 ex VAT Standard Price

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£403.89 ex VAT

£484.67 inc VAT Website Price

£464.47 ex VAT Standard Price

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£376.56 ex VAT

£451.87 inc VAT Website Price

£433.04 ex VAT Standard Price

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£346.20 ex VAT

£415.44 inc VAT Website Price

£398.13 ex VAT Standard Price

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Thuraya XT PRO satellite phone

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£628.62 ex VAT

£754.34 inc VAT Website Price

£722.91 ex VAT Standard Price

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£754.64 ex VAT

£905.57 inc VAT Website Price

£867.84 ex VAT Standard Price

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Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot

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£403.89 ex VAT

£484.67 inc VAT Website Price

£464.47 ex VAT Standard Price

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Thuraya SatSleeve +

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£376.56 ex VAT

£451.87 inc VAT Website Price

£433.04 ex VAT Standard Price

Base Price
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£346.20 ex VAT

£415.44 inc VAT Website Price

£398.13 ex VAT Standard Price

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Thuraya XT PRO satellite phone

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£628.62 ex VAT

£754.34 inc VAT Website Price

£722.91 ex VAT Standard Price

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£754.64 ex VAT

£905.57 inc VAT Website Price

£867.84 ex VAT Standard Price

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Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot

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£403.89 ex VAT

£484.67 inc VAT Website Price

£464.47 ex VAT Standard Price

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Thuraya SatSleeve +

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£376.56 ex VAT

£451.87 inc VAT Website Price

£433.04 ex VAT Standard Price

Weight 212g 212g 222g 290g 256g
Dimensions 128 x 53 x 27 mm 128 x 53 x 27 mm 138 x 57 x 27 mm 142 x 69 x 38 mm 138 x 69 x 42 mm
Battery Life 11 hrs talk / 100 hrs standby 9 hrs talk / 100 hrs standby 6 hrs talk / 80 hrs standby 3 hrs talk / 9 hrs WiFi On / 70 hrs WiFi Off
Ingress Protection NA IP55/IK05 IP55/IK05 NA
Connection Satellite Satellite GSM & Satellite Satellite Satellite
60 kbps GmPRS Data No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Interface Keypad/Screen Keypad/Screen Keypad/Screen via SmartPhone App on WiFi

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£346.20 ex VAT

£415.44 inc VAT Website Price

£398.13 ex VAT Standard Price

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Website Price:
£628.62 ex VAT

£754.34 inc VAT Website Price

£722.91 ex VAT Standard Price

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Website Price:
£754.64 ex VAT

£905.57 inc VAT Website Price

£867.84 ex VAT Standard Price

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Website Price:
£403.89 ex VAT

£484.67 inc VAT Website Price

£464.47 ex VAT Standard Price

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Website Price:
£376.56 ex VAT

£451.87 inc VAT Website Price

£433.04 ex VAT Standard Price

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Airtime Plans

Monthly Plans

  • Allows access to all Thuraya services and phone features
  • Roaming facilities for GSM where agreements exist (optional extra, available on request)

Plan pricing in U.S. Dollars and excludes VAT
Account facilities strictly subject to status

  Thuraya Plan
Line Rental* per Month US$30.00
Call Rates
Thuraya to Landlines & Mobile/Cellular* per minute US$1.35 USD
Thuraya SMS per message US$0.49 USD
GmPRS per MegaByte US$2.77
Activation Charge US$50

* Desitinations exluded from this rate are: Cuba, East Timor, Globalstar, Inmarsat A, Inmarsat B, Inmarsat M, Inmarsat Mini-M, Ascension Islands, Australia Satellite, Cook Islands, Diego Garcia, Inmarsat BGAN, Inmarsat BGAN HSD, Inmarsat B-HSD, Inmarsat M4-HSD, Iridium, Kiribati, Montserrat, Nauru Islands, Niue, Samoa Western, Sao Tome, Solomon Islands, St. Helena, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna.
NB.You can only send a text message from a prepaid Thuraya SIM to a GSM network with an SMS agreement with Thuraya (please note that this means there are some networks that will not receive an SMS if you attempt to send them). You can receive text messages and calls from GSM networks.

Phones and Satsleeve

Thuraya Prepaid Nova SIM card

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£0.00 ex VAT Standard Price

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£78.00 ex VAT

£93.60 inc VAT Website Price

£89.70 ex VAT Standard Price

Prepaid Plans

The NOVA plan offers discounted call rates from within certain countries (see details) but does still allow you make calls from outside those countries but at a more expensive rate. NOVA SIM Features
  • Valid for 24 months from the first call
  • First call must be made within 12 months of activation
  • Use prepaid scratch cards to top up
  • Top up online with a credit card here
  • 20 units of credit included with a new SIM
  Pre Paid SIM Renewal
  • Renewal fee of 10 units per 24 months after initial 24 months
  • Renewal fee automatically deducted from your prepaid balance
  If enough balance is not found in your account, a grace period of 90 days is granted. In this period your account will be automatically renewed if you refill your account with the required amount (please note that any credit that is on the card remains until the end of the grace period). You will not be able to make calls during this grace period, however you will be able to receive calls. The account is finally closed (deactivated) at the end of the grace period if no (or not enough) credit is applied.
Calls from NOVA Area † countries listed below Unit Price Measure
Calls to Thuraya handsets (voice and CSD) 0.95 per minute
Calls to most landlines & mobile networks (voice and CSD) 1.00 per minute
SMS 0.50 per message
GmPRS data 3.97 per MegaByte
Calls from outside NOVA Area † countries listed below Unit Price Measure
Calls to Thuraya handsets (voice and CSD) 1.35 per minute
Calls to most landlines & mobile networks (voice and CSD) 1.95 per minute
SMS 0.50 per message
GmPRS data 3.97 per MegaByte
† Thuraya NOVA Area is as follows: Albania, Andaman Sea, Andorra, Arafura Sea, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Banda Sea, Bangladesh, Bay of Bengal, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bo Hai, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Celebes Sea, China, Coral Sea, Coral Sea Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East China Sea (Dong Hai), East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Federal State of Micronesia, Fiji, Finland, Flores Sea, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Thailand, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Java Sea, Jersey, Kara Sea, Kiribati, Korea Bay, Korea Strait, Korea North, Korea South, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Makassar Strait, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Pacific Ocean, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paracel Islands, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, San Marino, Sea of Japan, Selat Karimata, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South China Sea, Spain, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Strait of Malacca, Sulu Sea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwanm Taiwan Straitm Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Sea, Tuniaisa, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, UK, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yellow Sea (Huang Hai), Yugoslavia (Montenegro), Yugoslavia (Serbia), Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Please note that some countries listed are not fully covered, please check the coverage map

Calls from NOVA Area Unit Price Measure
Calls to Cuba, East Timor, Globalstar, Inmarsat B, Inmarsat M, Inmarsat mini M (voice and CSD) 5.19 per minute
Calls to Ascension, Australia Satellite, Cook Is., Diego Garcia, Inmarsat BGAN, Inmarsat BGAN HSD, Inmarsat B-HSD, Inmarsat M4-HSD, Iridium, Kiribati, Montserrat, Nauu Is., Niue, Western Samoa, Sao Tome, Soloman Is., St. Helena, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna (voice and CSD) 8.20 per minute
Dial-up Internet 1722 Service 0.95 per minute
Calls from outside NOVA Area Unit Price Measure
Calls to Cuba, East Timor, Globalstar, Inmarsat B, Inmarsat M, Inmarsat mini M (voice and CSD) 6.12 per minute
Calls to Ascension, Australia Satellite, Cook Is., Diego Garcia, Inmarsat BGAN, Inmarsat BGAN HSD, Inmarsat B-HSD, Inmarsat M4-HSD, Iridium, Kiribati, Montserrat, Nauu Is., Niue, Western Samoa, Sao Tome, Soloman Is., St. Helena, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna (voice and CSD) 9.75 per minute
Dial-up Internet 1722 Service 1.35 per minute
  • NOVA SIM will not work whilst roaming onto the GSM networks, the SIM will only work whilst using the Thuraya Satellite Service.
  • This tariff was revised 14 October 2013, SIM cards activated prior to 14 October 2013 GmPRS activation fee of 25 units applies
We quote all our monthly airtime plans in US Dollars because this is the currency that Iridium, Inmarsat and Thuraya work in.
If you sign up for a monthly plan with a direct debit you will receive your invoice in GB Pounds Sterling converted from US Dollars using a competitive exchange rate at the time of billing.

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Competitive Pricing across large area

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  • Customers are recommended to contact the Embassy or Trade Commission of any destination country, prior to entry into a country.

Accessories

XT Lite Accessories

BGAN Accessories

Cobham Explorer 710 Battery

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£353.03 ex VAT

£423.64 inc VAT Website Price

£405.98 ex VAT Standard Price

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£150.32 ex VAT

£180.38 inc VAT Website Price

£172.87 ex VAT Standard Price

XT PRO Accessories

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£74.40 ex VAT

£89.28 inc VAT Website Price

£85.56 ex VAT Standard Price

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

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£170.00 ex VAT

£204.00 inc VAT Website Price

£195.50 ex VAT Standard Price

XT PRO-DUAL Accessories

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£68.33 ex VAT

£82.00 inc VAT Website Price

£78.58 ex VAT Standard Price

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

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£170.00 ex VAT

£204.00 inc VAT Website Price

£195.50 ex VAT Standard Price

SatSleeve Accessories

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya Satsleeve Spare Battery

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£68.33 ex VAT

£82.00 inc VAT Website Price

£78.58 ex VAT Standard Price

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

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£170.00 ex VAT

£204.00 inc VAT Website Price

£195.50 ex VAT Standard Price

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya Satsleeve Spare Battery

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£68.33 ex VAT

£82.00 inc VAT Website Price

£78.58 ex VAT Standard Price

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

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£170.00 ex VAT

£204.00 inc VAT Website Price

£195.50 ex VAT Standard Price