How To Buy GSAN


contended networks

GSAN Contended Networks are comprised of individual LandSurfer and SeaSurfer service plans sold on a month-to-month or contract basis.

GSAN LandSurfer land-based service plans start at 1Mbps download/500Kbps upload and go up to 10Mbps download/1Mbps upload.

GSAN SeaSurfer maritime service plans start at 512Kbps download/128Kbps upload and go up to 5Mbps download/512Kbps upload.

private networks

GSAN Private Networks are sold on a per-Mbps basis across a region or continent with locations requiring service spread over a large geographical area. Pricing is based on four levels of CIR (Committed Information Rate) as a percentage of the MIR (Maximum Information Rate).

Customers who purchase GSAN Private Networks can add as many remotes to the network as they see fit and set the contention ratio based on the service plans they make available. Minimum bandwidth commitments apply (please inquire)

dedicated networks

GSAN Dedicated Networks are sold on a per-Mbps basis with service on up to three spot beams. This makes it perfect for providing high-bandwidth service to a location or locations with a high density of customers and bandwidth requirements.

Customers who purchase GSAN Dedicated Networks can add as many remotes to the network as they see fit and set the contention ratio based on the service plans they make available. Minimum bandwidth commitments apply (please inquire).

GSAN Coverage


We've Got You Covered

GSAN puts the entire world within reach with global coverage sold in Mbps.

Map 1 shows the regions available with GSAN Contended and Private Networks.

Map 2 shows the areas covered by the spot beams currently comprising GSAN Dedicated Networks.

MEO and LEO coverage is being planned to provide pole-to-pole service!

GSAN Hardware


Customers who purchase GSAN Contended, Private or Dedicated Networks can provide their own parabolic antenna hardware (Mbps pricing varies based on antenna size; minimum 60cm). iDirect X7 modems are required. Customers can purchase antennas and X7 modem kits (which include a BUC and LNB) from Switch on a retail or wholesale basis (wholesale minimum commitments apply).

For the ultimate in ease of use and performance vs. size, the GSAN Scout line-up of flat panel antennas from Switch is taking the satcom world by storm. Dubbed the "BGAN Killer," the Scout is a pizza box-sized flat-panel antenna with an easy-point OLED display, integrated modem, BUC, LNB and capable of speeds of 25Mbps download and 5Mbps upload.

Partner With Us


Wholesale pricing is available for all GSAN Networks (Contended, Private & Wholesale) and hardware, including the Scout line-up of flat-panel antennas. Please submit a Wholesale Partner Application to begin the process of becoming a GSAN Wholesale Partner.

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