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Thuraya XT-LITE Satellite Phone

Thuraya XT-LITE Satellite Phone

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Built in navigational feautres such as current location, way point marking, preplanning of routes, trip information and digital compass are available on this unit.

Online Tracking

Track your asset online via GTCTrack, providing added peace of mind for you and all of your followers back home.

Regional Coverage

Although this device does not have compeltely global coverage, it will still work in the remotest of areas.  Please check out the coverage maps here

SMS & Email Capability

Send a message through your satellite phone to an email address or SMS number.


Automated tracking is available on this device meaning people can view your position in real time on GTCTrack

Voice Capability

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


Even when you are not around to take a call on your satellite phone, it will be as simple as always for the caller to leave you a message for you to listen to when you are back in signal.

The Thuraya XT-LITE is designed for cost-conscious users who need to stay securely connected. It is one of the only phones that offers dual GSM & satellite voice calling.
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Inclusive MinutesValidity PeriodPriceBuy Online
Handset OnlyHandset Only$471.41471.41 (Ex. VAT)
22 Minutes2 Years$497.75497.75 (Ex. VAT)
44 Minutes2 Years$520.14520.14 (Ex. VAT)
77 Minutes2 Years$554.37554.37 (Ex. VAT)
199 Minutes2 Years$675.52675.52 (Ex. VAT)

The Thuraya XT-LITE provides reliable satellite phone connectivity with unbeatable value. It is designed for cost-conscious users who need to stay securely connected, without compromising on a clear and uninterrupted connection. It is one of the only phones that offers dual GSM & satellite voice calling through one SIM card*. It is very easy-to-use. You can make phone calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode, whether you are crossing the desert, sailing at sea or climbing mountains.

The Thuraya XT-LITE comes with:

  • Thuraya XT-LITE satellite phone
  • Battery
  • Travel Charger (including 4 adaptors for EU, UK, AUS, China)
  • USB Cable
  • Quick-Start Info Sheet
  • User Manual in 13 languages
  • Thuraya NOVA SIM (excluding handset only option)

Calls and text messages in satellite mode Make calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode whenever there is no terrestrial network available. The advanced omni-directional antenna ensures uninterrupted communications, offering seamless walk-and-talk functionality for calls-on-the-go.

Long-lasting battery life Thuraya XT-LITE enables reliable communications with a long-lasting battery which provides up to six hours talk time and up to 80 hours standby time.

Ease of use Simply charge your phone and ensure that your SIM card is working. It’s that simple. You can then program the Thuraya XT-LITE to one of the 13 languages available (Simplified Chinese is available as a separate firmware). 

Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network Thuraya’s satellite network is renowned for having the most reliable satellite coverage, including approximately 160 countries or two-thirds of the globe. The Thuraya XT-LITE enables you to receive a call notification even with the satellite antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times.

Additional features include: Address book, alarms, calculator, calendar, call logs, conference calls, contact groups, speed dialing, stopwatch and world time.

*The XT-LITE / XT-PRO will only work in GSM mode with an international roaming enabled SIM supplied by an official Thuraya roaming partner, or a Thuraya Post-Paid SIM. GSM mode is not available on prepaid Thuraya SIM cards. The phone must be used outside with a clear line of sight to the sky to use the GSM mode.



  • Size (phone body): 128 x 53 x 27mm
  • Weight: 186g
  • Services: Satellite calls and satellite SMS
  • Network Frequency: L-Band
  • Satellite Antenna: Omni directional (walk-and-talk functionality)
  • Battery life - talk time: Up to 6 hours
  • Battery life - standby time: Up to 80 hours
  • Network features: Call barring, Call diverting, Conference calls, Call waiting, Closed User Group, Voice mail
  • External interfaces: UDC data cable with USB connector, earphone jack (2.5 mm), DC power


Key Features

  • Calls and text messages in satellite mode
  • Long-lasting battery life
  • Ease of use
  • Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network
  • Address book
  • Alarms
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Call Logs
  • Conference Calls
  • Contact Groups
  • Speed Dialing
  • Stopwatch
  • World Time
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