Cobham Explorer 727 BGAN Satellite Terminal

Cobham Explorer 727 BGAN Satellite Terminal

The Explorer 727 is the largest in the Explorer fixed range and offers standard IP speeds of up to 432 kbps.

Cobham Explorer 727 BGAN Satellite Terminal

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The Cobham Explorer 727 BGAN terminal is a fixed solution which provides users with voice, data and SMS capability wherever they are. The Explorer 727 allows standard IP speeds of up to 432kbps and provides service through the Inmarsat BGAN network.

The Explorer 727 is the next step up from the Explorer 325, with higher data rate availability. The terminal attaches to a PC and an external antenna placed on the roof of the vehicle to become a mobile communications hub. The terminal comes with a phone which can be connected to the terminal and this can be used in the same way as a normal sat phone.

The Explorer 727 satellite BGAN terminal includes:

  • 2.7m & 8m Power Cable
  • 5m Ethernet Cable
  • IP Handset & Cradle
  • Fixed/Rail Mounting Kit
  • 6m 12/25 VDC Cable

Cobham Explorer 727 Key Features:

3 Fully Integrated Units

The Cobham Explorer 727 is a high-speed, vehicular broadband system. It consists of three fully integrated units – a transceiver, an IP handset and a roof mountable antenna.

High-Speed Broadband

The antenna automatically tracks satellite positions enabling high-speed connectivity while on-the-move. Simultaneous 432 kbps data and phone calls – even at speeds in excess of 200 km/h.

Easy to Install

The Cobham Explorer 727 provides access to the internet and phone networks instantly - simply place the antenna on the roof of your vehicle to turn it into a complete mobile communication hub. 

Live-Streaming Capabailities

The Explorer 727 facilitates both live streaming and store-and-forward and enables direct transmissions from the hot spots of the world. Utilize the highest streaming rates available on BGAN with BGAN X-Stream when the terminal is standing still (on-the-pause).

OSAT Track Compatible 

Our online mapping portal can track your Cobham Explorer 727 to provide real-time information via your GPS location. Any person provided with the login can become an operator to monitor any number of GSM or satellite assets simultaneously in-real time and historically on both the Basic and Professional plans.

Key benefits include:

  • Geo-Fencing capabilities (Professional Plan only)
  • Alert options available, with varying degrees of urgency for operator and device holder
  • Global Tracking
  • Multiple layer options and map views
  • Inclusive to all devices with GPS tracking capabilities
  • Past-tracking data points are always accessible, until the device is de-activated
  • Mapping and asset grouping customisation options are available
  • Data Reporting and Scheduling functions
  • Notifications and alerts can be sent directly to the holder of the device

OSAT Track Basic Mapping

Available from just £6.50 ex VAT a month per device and provides location-based data from your device to the online maps. The tracking equipment determines its location by triangulating a position using GPS (Global Positioning System) and then transmits this information via GSM, Satellite, or VHF to a central server for processing.
  • Suitable for users with single devices
  • Excludes Geo-Fencing
  • Pay upfront annually to receive a discounted subscription of £65 ex VAT per year

OSAT Track Professional Mapping

Available from just £12.50 ex VAT month per device and allows you to track multiple devices on the same map in addition to features available on the Basic plan. This plan is essential for businesses or organisers managing multiple devices to be able to track the movements of individuals and assets.
  • Suitable for users requiring access to multiple devices under one login
  • Inlcudes Geo-Fencing
  • Fee is applicable per device
  • Pay upfront annually to receive a discounted subscription of £140 ex VAT per year

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Calling Rates

If no airtime bundles above are chosen you will be charged the following pricing at the end of your rental.

Service Charge
Data (per MB) £7.00
Outgoing to Fixed / Landline (per min) £0.95
Outgoing to Cellular / Mobile (per min) £1.05
Outgoing to BGAN / GSPS £0.90
Outgoing to FBB £3.00
SMS £0.50
Voicemail £0.90
Deposit £750

Charges exclude VAT


General Specifications

Transceiver: 4.25 x 24.7x 27 cm 

Antenna: 16 x 47.65 cm


Transceiver: 2.4kg

Antenna: 6kg

Standard IP Up to 432kbps
Streaming IP Up to 256kbps




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