If you need a mobile high speed satellite internet solution, this product is for you. Broadband internet, on the go, is now within reach with the exciting new product from Inmarsat called Broadband Global Area Network or BGAN for short. It is pronounced “Bee-Gan”, with the emphasis on the “Bee”.
The Inmarsat BGAN system consists of a BGAN terminal, which is about the size of a small laptop computer, and a set of geostationary orbiting satellites. The BGAN satellites orbit the earth above the equator and stay in a constant position over the earth. The BGAN terminals contain an integral GPS receiver, and a map of the location of the satellites.