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Thrane Explorer 325 / Vehicular
Thrane Explorer 325 Vehicular
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Thrane Explorer 325 / Vehicular

Inmarsat’s Broadband Global Area Network service – BGAN – is the world’s first mobile communications service to provide both voice and broadband data simultaneously through a single, highly compact device on a global basis. It is also the first to offer guaranteed data rates on demand.

Thrane & Thrane's Explorer 325 is a compact BGAN system for built for on-the-move communication. The system consists of three fully integrated units – a transceiver, an IP handset and a roof-mountable antenna with magnetic mount. Reliable and easy to deploy for humanitarian operations, cargo transportation, broadcasting or telemedicine regardless of time or place.

EXPLORER® 325 is the latest addition to the EXPLORER® series of BGAN products. EXPLORER 325 features the smallest on-the-move BGAN antenna in the market. The system consists of three fully integrated units – a transceiver, an IP handset and a roof mountable antenna. The antenna is compact and lightweight, ideal for vehicles on-the-move. It is designed for robust and durable use – and easy to carry along when traveling the world. The antenna has built-in magnetic roof mounts. Simply place the antenna on the roof of the vehicle, connect it to the transceiver and the vehicle is turned into a mobile communication hub with global coverage.

Our award-winning BGAN service provides simultaneous voice and broadband data communications globally.
BGAN offers Standard IP and a portfolio of guaranteed Streaming IP rates to meet all your data, voice and video needs wherever you're located.

Key features
Compact and discreet
Most vehicular terminals comprise a roof-mountable antenna and in-car unit. Antennas are compact, relatively lightweight and discreet, so as not to draw attention.
Global coverage
BGAN is available across the globe, with the exception of the extreme polar regions, providing connectivity from wherever your business or operations take you.Vehicular BGAN terminals automatically track the satellite as you move, ensuring you stay connected.
Totally flexible
Supporting the latest IP services, as well as traditional circuit-switched voice and data, BGAN integrates seamlessly with corporate network and legacy applications. The vehicular antenna can be permanently or magnetically mounted to the roof of any suitable vehicle, be it a truck, bus or recreational vehicle (RV).
Simultaneous voice and data
BGAN provides simultaneous voice and broadband data up to 492 kbps. With a vehicular terminal, you can access email, the internet and other applications on the move.
Streaming IP and BGAN X-Stream™
BGAN supports a range of guaranteed Streaming IP rates from 32kbps to 256kpbs, and from at least 384kbps up to 450kbps with BGAN X-Stream™ on the pause.
Reliable network
BGAN services are delivered via the Inmarsat-4 network, with 99.9 per cent satellite and ground network availability and an operational lifespan expected into the 2020s.
Easy to use
No technical expertise or training is needed to set up and use BGAN. All terminals are plug and play, so you can go online within minutes.
BGAN meets military and government requirements for security and supports all major VPN products and encryption standards.
General applications
  • FTP and file transfer
  • ICT for remote operations
  • SMS
  • VoIP
  • WAN
  • Broadband internet access
  • Email
  • Internet access
  • Intranet access
  • Secure VPN access
  • Short message email
  • Store and forward video
  • Surveillance
  • Telephony
  • Time-critical data transfer
  • Video conferencing
Bespoke applications
  • X-Stream live video
  • Asset tracking
  • Bank transactions
  • Communications on the move
  • Data centre management
  • Encryption
  • Fixed monitoring - remote surveillance
  • Fixed monitoring - remote telemetry
  • Fixed monitoring - remote tracking
  • Friendly force tracking
  • Geospatial intelligence
  • Live audio broadcasting
  • Live video broadcasting/streaming
  • Mobile monitoring - remote surveillance
  • Mobile monitoring - remote telemetry
  • On-line collaboration
  • Radio network integration
  • Remote GSM
  • Remote manned video
  • Remote personnel tracking
  • Remote unmanned video
  • Secure and encrypted ATM/PoS solution
  • Situational awareness
  • Social and welfare communications
  • Telemedicine
  • Telemetry - SCADA
  • Temporary field office communications
Description Download or Format
Fact Sheet Download525KB, pdf
Explorer 325 Product Overview Presentation Download462KB, pdf
BGAN Vehicular Coverage
Hardware Specification
Thrane & Thrane
Terminal: 231 x 278mm (2.4kgs)
Antenna: 350 x 1200mm (4.5kgs)
Standard IP:
Up to 448 / 464kbps (send & receive)
Streaming IP:
32, 64, 128kbps
VoIP handset
1 Independent RJ-11 port (2-wire connector)
Data Interfaces:
2 x Ethernet
Ingress protection:
IP 31 (terminal)
IP 56 (antenna)