Thuraya Satsleeve Plus and Thuraya hotspot
The Adventure Continues Thuraya Do you dream of losing yourself among the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat? Or perhaps you’re planning to spend your days sailing around the Italian Riviera? From cycling across a continent to hiking through mountain passes to walking the Sahara desert, however far from home you are, sooner or later you’ll probably yearn for contact with friends and loved ones. Whether you’re an avid explorer about to embark on an expedition of a lifetime or an NGO moving from country to country, there will probably come a time when you’ll want to share your updates with friends and family.
It’s Your World. Your Phone. Your Call.
SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot allow you to stay connected with colleagues, loved ones and friends while you continue your journey. If you think you know what your smartphone can do, think again. Your smartphone becomes a satellite phone – keeping you safe and in touch with the most important people in your life.
When we launched SatSleeve, it was a great success. Pleased with how popular it was, we wanted to make it even better. Well now it is, twice over, because there are two new models to choose from. Whichever choice you make, you’ll enjoy the perfect blend of mobility and simplicity, and the fastest way to own a satellite smartphone.
When you’re out there on the move, in the middle of nowhere, it would be good to know the rest of the world is just a phone call away. Well now it is, with SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot.
Thuraya SatSleeve +
With SatSleeve+, you can make satellite calls directly from your smartphone and use email, messaging or apps. Customers can now look forward to experiencing better sound quality during calls than ever before.
That’s your call, on your phone. What’s more, Thuraya has developed a universal adaptor allowing you to switch between various iPhone and Android phone models. Check out the latest compatible smartphone models on thuraya.com.
Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot
SatSleeve Hotspot is a portable satellite Wi-Fi hotspot and comes with a stand included in the package. If you want to keep your smartphone and your satellite unit separate, then this is the one for you.
Simply place the Hotspot outside your tent or camper van and make a call, email, message, or use your apps in the comfort of being indoors. With the SatSleeve Hotspot, you’ve got the range and the room to move, to kick back and give yourself space.
SatSleeve+ can be used while it is still docked to the smartphone… or, for those wanting to use it separately, simply use the SatSleeve Hotspot.
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.
Send and receive emails no matter where your adventures take you.
Access your favorite apps while you’re on the move – Social Media, Instant Messaging, information apps and many more.
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.
Simply connect your smartphone via Wi-Fi to the satellite unit and stay connected.
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.
Ready to Go?
Six Easy Steps to Setting Up Your SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot
- Download the Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot app from the App Store or Google Play on your smartphone.
- Insert the SIM card into the satellite unit and turn it on.
- Go to Wi-Fi settings on your smartphone and connect to the satellite unit (SATxxxxxxx). Your default password is 12345678 and this can be changed in the Wi-Fi app settings.
- Go to an area with an unobstructed view of the sky and direct line of sight to the satellite and fully extend the antenna on the satellite unit.
- Open the SatSleeve Hotspot app on your smartphone.
- As soon as ‘Thuraya’ appears on the app home screen your smartphone is connected to the satellite network.
Thuraya’s coverage area
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+ and Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot work either with a Thuraya SIM card or with a GSM SIM card from any of the 360+ Thuraya roaming partners worldwide.
Thuraya’s network automatically and dynamically re-allocates network resources to any single spot beam in response to traffic demand, allowing users to enjoy uninterrupted connectivity beyond the reach of terrestrial communications and cellular networks.
Wherever your journey takes you, SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot provide the advantage of reliable satellite communications even in the most challenging environments and remote locations.