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K57 How do I call my BGAN terminal?

Placing calls to your BGAN can be done in two ways: international direct dialing to the "870" Inmarsat country code or two-stage access by calling +1-480-768-2500 and then, when promted, enter the 12 digit satellite phone number. This method will just charge as a long distance call to Arizona. Since most all carriers have free long distance, it would then cost you nothing to place the call to the satellite phone. International direct dialing can be very expensive (some users have reported $8 to $12+ per minute) and the rate for the call is determined by your own international long distance carrier. By choosing to do the 2-Stage dialing method, the minutes come from your purchased satellite bundle of minutes so the person contacting you can call you without being charged an arm and a leg by the phone companies.
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Date added: 2015-03-02 16:15:43
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