Explorer 500

MVS Global Communications

The Thrane & Thrane EXPLORER 500 combines exceptional performance with portability. It meets the needs of the most demanding business traveller for remote, high-speed access to corporate networks. It is also suitable for small teams that need to set up a temporary office.


  • Remote access – high-speed access to your corporate network, enabling access to company and customer information. 
  • Internet – access the internet at speeds up to 464kbps.
  • Email – send and receive email via the internet or email applications.
  • Telephony – make phone calls via a peripheral handset at the same time as accessing data applications.
  • Streaming – select guaranteed quality of service up to 128kbps on demand, eg. for video, audio.
  • File transfer – send and receive large files.
  • Store and forward – save and send files eg. video.

Key Benefits

Simultaneous voice and broadband data – access your data applications and make a phone call at the same time – via a Bluetooth handset or a standard desktop phone. Also supports streaming IP at speeds up to 128kbps for applications requiring guaranteed quality of service.

Highly portable – smaller than a laptop, the EXPLORER 500 represents the ultimate combination of portability and performance.

Global coverage – provides service anywhere within the BGAN coverage area.

Easy to use – simply plug in a phone or laptop, or connect using the Bluetooth interface, point the antenna towards the Inmarsat satellite and you are connected.

Highly flexible – caters both to individual users and small teams on the move. Supports circuit-switched and IP packet data via standard LAN, USB, Bluetooth and phone/fax interfaces.

Very robust – splash and dust-resistant.

Completely secure – connect seamlessly via your preferred VPN application.


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