International supplier of satellite phones since 2007, Ashbury SatCom operates South Africa’s leading web shop for Iridium and Inmarsat satellite phone sales and rentals, with advanced online ordering, account management, and monitoring features unmatched by any other satellite phone retailer.
World-class e-commerce facilities makes it very easy to place and keep track of your orders, eliminating the need for any unnecessary back and forth. Feel confident that your orders are processed accurately and efficiently with automated notifications as your orders progress through our fulfillment processes.
Our online systems provide an overview of all your orders, allows you to download invoices, and manage your subscriptions. We also have monitoring facilities where you can see all your satellite phones, verify that your airtime has been loaded, keep an eye on airtime levels, and download call records.
Rent a Satellite Phone
Here you can rent an Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone which, in addition to voice calls and text messaging features, has GPS position reporting, an IP65 ruggedness rating, and the ability to receive calls with the antenna stowed away. Inmarsat phones work anywhere around the globe (excluding the polar regions).
Our satellite phone rentals are dispatched from Cape Town and, subject to stock availability, we can offer an overnight delivery service to almost anywhere in South Africa. To ensure availability, try to place the order for your rental at least 14 days before your rental start date.
For added convenience our satphone rentals are supplied with free return waybills so that you can simply phone our couriers to come and collect your satellite rental phone when you’re done with it.
Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite Phone Rental/ year and a $95.00 sign-up feeShort term rental hire of the Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phones. Our ultra-compact Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone rentals are supplied in tiny cases with unique charging solution and optional miniature solar charger, perfect for travel.Select options
Inmarsat Explorer 510 Satellite Wi-Fi HotSpot Rental/ year and a $512.00 sign-up feeOur Inmarsat Explorer 510 Satellite Wi-Fi HotSpot Rentals enables your mobile devices with satellite internet connectivity, as well as satellite voice calls. Supplied with free return waybills so you can easily return it to us on our own account.Select options
Buy Satellite Phones
These are satellite phones for outright purchase with or without Pay As You Go prepaid minutes. The Iridium phones work anywhere worldwide, whereas the Inmarsat phones work anywhere except the polar regions. Orders for purchase of satellite phones are dispatched from our distribution centre in Cape Town.
Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 Satellite PhoneThe Inmarsat iSatPhone 2 satellite phone is the enhanced version of the classic 'Pro' satellite phone from Inmarsat.Select options
Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite PhoneSale!The 9575 Extreme is our best satellite phone featuring high build quality, truly global coverage, GPS, and SOS safety features.Select options
Iridium 9555 Satellite PhoneThe Iridium 9555 is the classic entry level Iridium satellite phone that offers basic text and voice calling abilities around the globe.Select options
Sign up for our discover satellite phones and WiFi hotspots email mini-series on identifying the best satellite phone or WiFi hotspot for your needs.
Buy Satellite WiFi Hotspots
Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspots enable Windows, Apple & Android devices with satellite internet and satellite voice calling abilities, via the use of specialised apps. Note that the Iridium GO is a narrowband device (very slow internet) whereas the Inmarsat Satellite WiFi HotSpots provides much faster internet. However the Inmarsat Satellite WiFi HotSpots only works on land while the Iridium GO works anywhere at land, sea or air.
- WiFi HotSpot
Iridium GOThe Iridium GO is a Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot, which brings satellite voice calling, emailing, and text messaging capabilities to any Apple or Android smartphone or tablet.Select options
- WiFi HotSpot
Cobham Explorer 510 Inmarsat BGANThe Cobham Explorer 510 Inmarsat BGAN satellite Wi-Fi hotspot offers the fastest satellite internet connection of any satellite Wi-Fi hotspot - 35% faster than the iSavi Inmarsat iSatHub.Select options
- WiFi HotSpot
iSavi iSatHub Satellite WiFi HotspotThe iSavi Inmarsat iSatHub is the first BROADBAND satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot that brings high speed satellite internet and voice calling capabilities to any smartphone, tablet, or windows laptop.Select options
Prepaid Satellite Phone Airtime
Here you can top-up Iridium and Inmarsat SIM cards that were supplied by Ashbury SatCom. Note that we can only recharge SIM cards supplied by ourselves, so if we did not supply your SIM card, be sure to add one to your order.
Inmarsat iSatPhone PrePaid Airtime VouchersVirtual PrePaid airtime vouchers for Inmarsat iSatPhone satellite phones, loaded electronically directly to your SIM card by Ashbury SatCom. Units divided by 1.5 = minutes.Select options
Iridium PrePaid Airtime VouchersVirtual PrePaid airtime vouchers for Iridium Satellite Phones, loaded electronically directly to your SIM card by Ashbury SatCom.Select options
Iridium GO PrePaid Airtime VouchersVirtual PrePaid airtime vouchers for Iridium GO Satellite WiFi HotSpots, loaded electronically directly to your SIM card by Ashbury SatCom.Select options
Inmarsat iSatHUB PrePaid Airtime VouchersVirtual PrePaid airtime vouchers for all Inmarsat iSatHUB terminals, loaded electronically directly to your SIM card by Ashbury SatCom. 1 Unit = 1 Megabyte.Select options
Inmarsat BGAN PrePaid Airtime VouchersVirtual PrePaid airtime vouchers for Inmarsat BGAN satellite internet modems, loaded electronically directly to your SIM card by Ashbury SatCom.Select options
Satellite Phone SIM Cards
Here you can order a new SIM card for the various satellite phones that are on the market today.
Note that Inmarsat SIM cards from Ashbury never die, so even if it is long after the expiry of your Inmarsat airtime on our SIM card, you can easily revive it by simply doing a top-up elsewhere in our web shop. Iridium SIM cards die 270 days after the expiry of your previous airtime.
The lead time for delivery is 1-2 days.
Inmarsat BGAN SIM cardInmarsat BGAN SIM cardSelect options
Inmarsat iSatHUB SIM Card$0.00 Excl VATInmarsat iSatHUB SIM CardAdd to cart
Inmarsat iSatPhone SIM card$0.00 Excl VATInmarsat iSatPhone SIM cardAdd to cart
Iridium Post-Paid SIM Card$15.00 Excl VATIridium Post-Paid SIM CardAdd to cart
Iridium PrePaid SIM Card$15.00 Excl VATIridium PrePaid SIM CardAdd to cart
Satellite Phone Airtime Contracts
We offer managed airtime contract subscriptions for all Iridium and Inmarsat phones, all of which come with our world-class online management and monitoring features. Simply sign up for your contract and we carry on billing your card on a monthly basis.
Any Inmarsat SIM card supplied by ourselves can easily be reactivated with one of our contract subscriptions – even if it has been deactivated before. However you will always need a new Iridium contract SIM card to start using our Iridium contract subscriptions.
Iridium GO Airtime Contracts/ month and a $25.00 sign-up feeMonthly service subscriptions for Iridium GO satellite WiFi hotspots, with a minimum duration of only 1 month.Select options
Inmarsat BGAN Airtime Contracts/ monthThese are easy online pay-monthly contract subscriptions for Inmarsat BGAN terminals, with a minimum duration of 6 months.Select options
Inmarsat iSatPhone Airtime Contracts/ month and a $15.00 sign-up feeMonthly service subscriptions for all Inmarsat iSatPhone satellite phones.Select options
Iridium Satellite Phone Airtime Contracts/ month and a $30.00 sign-up feeMonthly voice subscriptions for handheld Iridium satellite phones.Select options