Celebrating 10 Years of Our Satellite Communications Rental Service

We are proud to be celebrating 10 years of our rental service. It has been an amazing experience serving our customers who are often undertaking extreme adventures in the harshest environments.

We have seen how satellite communications systems can assist customers all over the world and have adapted our rental product range significantly in the past decade to meet customer needs.

In this blog post:

  • Why renting from us can be the better option for your project
  • Our rental range
  • Our company’s history

Why Rent?


People come to us for a reason – they cannot rely on traditional methods of communication in the location they are travelling to. It is essential that you equip yourself with an alternative means of communication to ensure your safety in remote areas and we have the knowledge to advise you on the most appropriate device for your requirements.


Our rental service makes satellite communications affordable ensuring no large upfront investment in equipment – in fact 90% of our rental products do not even require a deposit. We find that many of our business customers prefer to rent equipment making it easier to apply costings to specific projects and avoiding administration of fixed assets and the depreciation they incur.

Increase Engagement

Quite often devices are rented for expeditions or charity challenges where participants want to raise awareness of their journey – our devices are perfect for increasing engagement with satellite tracking devices providing shareable live tracking and satellite data hotspots allowing you to update social media and send low res images.

Easy Rental Process

We make renting your satellite communications equipment as easy as possible:

  • Free next day delivery and collections
  • No requirement to purchase airtime
  • All the accessories you need are included in the price
  • Just 7 day minimum term
  • Online booking

Our Rental Range

We have adapted our rental product range significantly in the past decade to meet customer needs. We now rent a variety of devices that are lightweight and easy to transport making them perfect for field use or projects on remote job sites where traditional communications are not available:

  • Satellite Phones
  • Satellite Trackers
  • Satellite Internet & WiFi Devices
  • SOS Beacons including PLBs and AIS Devices
  • Two-Way Radios

We are constantly evaluating and upgrading our range to meet our customers’ need. One of our newest additions to the rental range was the ICOM IC-SAT100 Push-To-Talk radio which works via Iridium’s global satellite network to provide resilient voice communications. A rugged and dependable product with many great features, it can be used for emergency purposes or recreational activities to give the user confidence that help will always be available even in the most remote locations.

Our Company’s History

We’ve been in business since 2008, building a trustworthy reputation with our customers that is built not only through the quality of the products we offer but also by the customer service we provide. We strive to provide all customers – large or small – with what they need efficiently.

We understand that when people choose us for their communications often we are providing their only method of communication in remote or dangerous regions of the world. That’s why our customer service team are available 14 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year offering phone and email support in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Japanese and Polish to assist with any queries before, during and after your rental.

GTC has been providing satellite communications rental equipment to explorers, scientists, and adventurers for over 10 years. Our expert technicians are ready to advise you on the latest satellite technology for every corner of the world. Interested in how our rental devices can improve communications on your next trip? Contact us today for a quote or call us on +44(0)1202 801290.

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