Cobham Explorer 510 Satellite Terminal Rental

Cobham Explorer 510 Satellite Terminal Rental

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Voice Capability

Stay only a voice call away from friends, family or colleagues even when in the remotest of areas!

High Speed Data

This unit will allow you speeds capable of loading basic web pages, email and even Skype! Make sure you keep track of your airtime costs when using these services though!

Messaging Capabilty

Messaging capability allows you to keep in contact with friends, family or colleagues via SMS or to an email address or receive messaging alerts

Dust & Water Resistant

One of the more rugged devices, this unit has a very high Ingress Protection (IP) rating. See Specification for the exact rating.


This device is designed to BYOD (bring your own device)! Simply connect to the wi-fi of the unit and make calls, send/receive emails and even load pages depending on the capability of your device.  These deivces bring a new meaning to a remote office!

£14.40 (Inc. VAT) £12.00 (Ex. VAT)

The Cobham Explorer 510 give the user a reliable and fast data connection, clear voice quality and SMS capabilities all over the globe excluding the poles - now available to rent!

  • Global coverage excluding the Poles
  • Voice, SMS, High Speed Data up to 464kbps
  • £750 refundable deposit
  • FREE UK Shipping
  • FREE Rental Returns

Ready to order? Use our online booking calendar or sign our rental contract online >


£750.00 Deposit is required per item for this product

This will automatically be added to your basket once the dates have been booked below.

How to Book:

1. Select the dates* for your rental unit on the calendar.

2. Choose how many phones are required in the ”quantity”

3. Optional pre-paid vouchers can be added below.

*Please Note: A minimum of 7 days must be selected.

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£14.40 (Inc. VAT) £12.00 (Ex. VAT)

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Important: The airtime bundles are optional. If none are selected, the standard tariff pricing will apply which is below.

Please note that upon requesting activation of your prepaid airtime you are agreeing that we can start providing your network services before the end of the usual statutory cancellation period and that by doing so, you lose your right to cancel your purchase of the prepaid airtime or request a refund. As a result, please check that you have ordered the correct airtime for your handset or terminal. Please refer to our terms and conditions for full information. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Service Charge
Data (per MB) £7.00
Outgoing to Fixed / Landline (per min) £0.95
Outgoing to Cellular / Mobile (per min) £1.05
Outgoing to BGAN / GSPS £0.90
Outgoing to FBB £3.00
SMS £0.50
Voicemail £0.90
Deposit £750

As BGAN terminals are capable of transmitting or receiving high levels of data which can therefore result in unexpected charges, we always recommend to make sure you are aware of how much data you are using. We cannot be held responsible for unexpected usage on the rental unit.


As a standard process, our rental devices will be limited to 10 MB of data per rental.  If you would like to increase or lift this limit a prepayment will be required to cover your expected usage. Please make us aware of any required changes upon booking the rental.



The Cobham EXPLORER 510 is focused on wireless connectivity. It harnesses the power of the new EXPLORER Connect App, which turns your Android and IOS smartphones and tablets into powerful satellite communications tools.

Why book your Satellite Internet Terminal Rental from GTC?

  • Book your Portable Satellite Internet Rental online
  • Our phones come with all the accessories you need to get started
  • Deposits promptly returned at end of the rental, usually within two business days
  • Next day delivery available for last minute rentals
  • Free incoming calls and incoming SMS
  • Delivered a day before your start date so you can browse the features and store the information you need.
  • FREE UK Shipping
  • FREE Rental Return labels included

Renting the Cobham Explorer 510 Terminal

  • Please select your dates using the online calendar or complete the contract and 'Sign Up' online. (Please select your start date as the date your trip starts and the end date as the day you will return the Cobham Explorer 510 terminal rental.)
  • Once you receive confirmation for your rental dates, payment for the duration of your trip is required
  • Airtime usage can be billed at the end of the rental or non-refundable bundles of airtime can be purchased in advance from the vouchers listed above under the ‘Airtime’ tab.
  • We aim to ship your rental to you 1 Business Day ahead of your rental start date, to ensure it arrives in time for your trip
  • Once you have used our terminal on your trip, use our FREE return label to send the rental back to our business address (Global Telesat Communications, 19-25 Nuffield Road, Poole, BH17 0RU) from your nearest DPD drop-off point

What is included in your Cobham Explorer 510 Rental?

  • Cobham Explorer 510 Terminal
  • Wall Charger w/ European and UK adapter
  • Car Charger
  • Peli Case
  • FREE Rental Returns labels

Cobham Explorer 510 Specifications

  • Dimensions: 20.2 x 20.2 x 5.18 cm
  • Weight: 1.4Kg
  • Battery Type: Lithium ion rechargeable batteries
  • Operational Temperature: -25°C to +55°C / -13°F to +131°F
  • Data Capabilities: Standard IP available up to 464 kbps
  • Voice Capabilities: Standard voice available up to 4 kbps and premium voice up to 3.1 kHz audio and 64 kbps
  • User Interface: Two LED (WLAN, Status), 1 Power Button, USB Host, Cobham web interface
  • Approvals: CE, FCC, IC, C-TICK, Inmarsat Class 2 Type Approval

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included with the Cobham Explorer 510 rental? The package contains the Cobham Explorer 510 Terminal, Wall Charger w/ European and UK adapter, Car Charger and Peli Case.

Where should I return the Cobahm Explorer 510 at the end of my rental? Please use our FREE return label to send the rental back to our business address (Global Telesat Communications, 19-25 Nuffield Road, Poole, BH17 0RU) from your nearest DPD drop-off point

Terms and Conditions

Please make sure you read all the terms and conditions before you book via our online calendar or sign the rental contract. Some important terms and conditions are: 


  • Rentals cancelled 7 days prior to the rental start date are eligible for a 50% refund of the total rental cost. 
  • Rentals cancelled 2 days prior to the rental start date are not eligible for a refund. 


We do not charge a deposit for your rental. However, you are liable for any loss or damage to the rental equipment. Please refer to our terms and conditions for details of applicable charges. We require a credit card verification payment of £1.00 before your rental can be dispatched to ensure we have the means to collect any payment due as a result of lost or damaged equipment.

Damage or loss charges

The damage or loss of the handset or accessories will result in fee. All other damages or losses subject to inspection and charged at cost of repair or replacement. A detailed pricing list can be found in our terms and conditions. 

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