Handheld Comparison

LITE PRO PRO DUAL SatSleeve HotSpot and + X5 Touch

From: US $470.42 ex TaxSelect options

From: US $1,121.18 ex TaxSelect options

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HotSpot

From: US $625.55 ex TaxSelect options

Plus

From: US $517.46 ex TaxSelect options

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Regional
From: US $470.42 ex Tax

Personnel Tracking

Thuraya XT PRO satellite phone

From: US $1,121.18 ex Tax
From: US $1,143.01 ex Tax

Immediate Payment Required

Thuraya X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone

From: US $1,448.37 ex Tax
Base Price
Regional
From: US $470.42 ex Tax

Personnel Tracking

Thuraya XT PRO satellite phone

From: US $1,121.18 ex Tax
From: US $1,143.01 ex Tax
Regional

Personnel Tracking

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot

From: US $625.55 ex Tax

Immediate Payment Required

Thuraya X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone

From: US $1,448.37 ex Tax
Weight 212g 212g 222g 290/256g TBC
Dimensions 128 x 53 x 27 mm 128 x 53 x 27 mm 138 x 57 x 27 mm 142 x 69 x 42 mm TBC
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 TBC
Ingress Protection NA IP55/IK05 IP55/IK05 NA TBC
Connection Satellite Satellite GSM & Satellite Satellite GSM & Satellite
60 kbps GmPRS Data No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Interface Keypad/Screen Keypad/Screen Keypad/Screen via SmartPhone App on WiFi Touch Screen

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HotSpot

From: US $625.55 ex TaxSelect options

Plus

From: US $517.46 ex TaxSelect options

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Airtime Plans

Monthly Plans

  • Allows access to all Thuraya services and phone features

Plan pricing in U.S. Dollars and excludes tax
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.

From: US $0.00 ex Tax

Phones and Satsleeve

Thuraya Prepaid Nova SIM card

US $46.00 ex Tax
From: US $86.42 ex Tax
US $91.99 ex Tax

Prepaid Plans

The NOVA plan offers discounted call rates from within certain countries but does work in all of Thuraya's coverage area.

Initial ValidityInitial Credit*Calls From Inside NOVA Area †*Calls From Outside NOVA Area †
*Calls to most landlines/mobiles
12 Months10 Units1.00 Unit per Min1.95 Unit per Min
Validity Renewal Fee after initial 12 months onwards**Dormant Monthly Fee
**No outgoing calls for 12 months or more
39 Units / 12 Months19 Units / Month
 Calls From Inside NOVA Area † Calls From Outside NOVA Area †
SIM will not work whilst roaming onto the GSM networks, the SIM will only work whilst using the Thuraya Satellite Service
Calls To most landlines & mobile networks (voice and CSD) / Units per Minute1.001.95
Calls To Thuraya handsets (voice and CSD) / Units per Minute0.951.35
SMS / Units per Message0.500.50
GmPRS Data / Units per MegaByte3.973.97
† 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, 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, Taiwan, Taiwan Strait, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Sea, Tunisia, 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 Inside NOVA Area † Calls From Outside NOVA Area †
Calls to Cuba, East Timor, Globalstar, Inmarsat B, Inmarsat M, Inmarsat mini M (voice and CSD) / Units per Minute5.196.12
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) / Units per Minute8.209.75
Dial-up Internet 1722 Service / Units per Minute0.951.35
  • This tariff was revised 14 October 2013, SIM cards activated prior to 14 October 2013 GmPRS activation fee of 25 units applies

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.

We quote all our monthly airtime plans in US Dollars (excluding tax) because this is the currency that Iridium, Inmarsat and Thuraya work in.
Monthly plans have a minimum term, the first month's service charge is pro rata, the last month's is not and is payable in full.

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Coverage

Thuraya's Coverage Map

Competitive Pricing across large area

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

Accessories

XT Lite Accessories

US $227.69 ex Tax
US $534.71 ex Tax
US $175.00 ex Tax

XT PRO Accessories

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

US $248.71 ex Tax
US $61.45 ex Tax
US $39.78 ex Tax

XT PRO-DUAL Accessories

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

US $248.71 ex Tax
US $61.45 ex Tax
US $39.78 ex Tax

SatSleeve Accessories

US $108.67 ex Tax

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

US $248.71 ex Tax

Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Accessories

Thuraya External External Handset Antenna

US $248.71 ex Tax
US $108.67 ex Tax