- Calls and Text Messages in Satellite Mode . Use your smartphone in satellite mode when there is no terrestrial network available. Make that all important call and send text messages using your existing list of contacts.
- Email On-the-Go . Send and receive emails no matter where your adventures take you.
- Apps . Access your favorite apps while you’re on the move – Social Media, Instant Messaging, information apps and many more.
- Compatibility . The SatSleeve Hotspot App is available as a free download from the App Store or from Google Play. App is available in 12 languages.
- Easy-to-Use . Simply connect your smartphone via Wi-Fi to the satellite unit and stay connected.
- SOS Button . The SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot both come with a programmable SOS call button that works even if your smartphone isn’t connected. The SOS button will make an outgoing call to a predefined number of your choice.
Created for customers preferring to use their smartphone separated from the satellite unit, with the SatSleeve Hotspot, a portable Wi-Fi Hotspot, you have the range and the room to move while you make calls, use email, send messages, or enjoy your favorite social media apps in the comfort of being in an indoor location while the hotspot is outside and facing the satellite.
Calls and Text Messages in Satellite Mode
Use your smartphone in satellite mode when there is no terrestrial network available to call and send text messages using your existing list of contacts.
Send and receive emails from wherever you are.
Access your apps while you’re on the move – Social Media, Instant Messaging, information apps and many more.
Simply connect your smartphone via Wi-Fi to the satellite unit and stay connected. The sound is now routed through the smartphone, allowing users to make their calls directly from the smartphone.
The SatSleeve Hotspot App is available as a free download from the App Store or from Google Play. Our app is available in 12 languages.
Enhance Safety Features
SatSleeve Hotspot comes equipped with an SOS call button that works even if the smartphone isn’t connected. The SOS button will make an outgoing call to a predefined number set by the user or receive an incoming call.
A World of Choices
Thuraya’s reliable and uninterrupted satellite network enables you to stay connected via satellite mode anywhere under its coverage area across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot works either with a Thuraya SIM card or with a GSM SIM card from any of the 360+ Thuraya roaming partners worldwide.
SatSleeve Hotspot comes with a stand in the package, making your life even more convenient while you’re on-the-move.
To increase the speed when loading websites, the SatSleeve Hotspot can be used with 3 different access points (APNs). Select either high compression (no images will be downloaded for fastest website loading), low compression (images will be compressed), or no compression (full website content will be loaded). Depending on your requirements, select the most suitable APN in the GmPRS settings on your Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot.
You can even use your smartphone in satellite mode indoors if you place your hotspot outside with a view of the satellite!
Here is a list of devices that are tested with the SatSleeve Hotspot :
OS devices (iOS 6, 7, 8 & 9)
iPhone 4 , iPhone 4s , iPhone 5 , iPhone 5s , iPhone 5c , iPhone 6 , iPhone 6 plus , iPhone 6s , iPhone 6s plus , iPhone SE , iPod Touch
Android devices (Android 4, 5 & 6)
Samsung Galaxy S3 , Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo , Samsung Galaxy S4 , Samsung Galaxy S5 , Samsung Galaxy S6 , Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge , Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus , Samsung Galaxy S7 , Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge , Samsung Galaxy Note 3 , Samsung Galaxy Note 5 , Samsung Galaxy Note Edge , Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1” 2014 edition tablet , Samsung Galaxy A8 , Samsung Galaxy J7 , Samsung Galaxy E7 , Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Huawei Ascend P7 , Huawei P8 , Huawei P9 , Huawei Mate S , Huawei Honor 4C , Huawei Ascend G750 , Huawei Y635
HTC One M8 , HTC One M9 , HTC Desire Eye
Sony Xperia Z1 , Sony Xperia Z2 , Sony Xperia Z3+ , Sony Xperia Z5 , Sony Xperia C4 , Sony Xperia M4
- Google Nexus
Google Nexus 5 , Google Nexus 6 , Google Nexus 6P
- Motorola Moto
Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) , Motorola Moto X Play , Motorola Moto E (1st Gen)
LG G4 , LG G5
Lenovo Vibe X , Lenovo P70
Asus Zenfone 2 , Asus Memo Pad 8 ME180A tablet
Acer Liquid Jade Z (tested with Android 4.4.4)
- Main unit including hotspot stand : 142 x 69 x 38
- Main unit including hotspot stand : 290g
- Operating Temperature : -10 ℃ to +55 ℃
- Storage Temperature : -20 ℃ to +70℃
- 3.7V Li-ion, 2440 mAh
- Talk Time : up to 3 hours
- Standby Time : Wi-Fi continuously on: up to 9 hours , Wi-Fi off: up to 70 hours* (* incoming calls and SOS function still available on main unit)
- Satellite Data Speed : Download up to 60 kbps, Upload up to 15 kbps (GmPRS)