MCD-4800 BGAN Terminal

MCD-4800 BGAN Terminal

The MCD-4800 is an auto-pointing BGAN Satellite Terminal and is easily operated by anyone, requiring no training or certification to use.

  • Satellite Internet connectivity – globally – All locations (except polar)
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot for all in-range devices up to 100 meters (328 feet!).
  • Broadband speeds of 464 Kbps (94.5% as fast as the fastest BGAN).
  • Operates stationary or in-motion, on land or open ocean.
  • Weighs 25 lbs and will run for up to 5 hours on internal battery.

While the MCD-4800 is primarily a wireless hotspot, the front panel includes a weather sealed Ethernet port and a phone port. The display shows current system status and remaining battery power and a light sensor allows the display to be backlit at night. The charge port has a watertight seal for external power sources such as a external battery, vehicle power adapter or portable solar panel.

The service area of the MCD-4800 is global except for extreme polar regions. The MCD-4800 uses BGAN services (link to BGAN Services Page) for Internet, phone, SMS messaging and many other communication services.





  • No pointing or aiming. Simply position under an open sky and turn on.
  • Broadband speeds of 464 Kbps down by 448 Kbps up (standard class 2 BGAN).
  • Features a Hughes 9450 in-motion BGAN terminal.
  • Does not require user interaction. No software to run. Establishes AP “Hotspot” automatically.
  • Case does not need to be opened to operate.
  • Watertight, crushproof, dust proof reinforced plastic case.
  • Operates from -25° C to +70° C (-13° F to 158° F) operating temperatures.
  • Operates stationary, or in-motion on a vehicle or boat.
  • Up to 100 meters (328 feet) WiFi range for any wireless capable device.
  • 17″ x 13.75″ x 6.75″ (432 x 349 x 171 mm) and weighs 25 lbs (10.9 kg).
  • External all weather Ethernet (RJ-45) and phone (RJ-11) connection ports.
  • Up to 5 hour rechargeable battery life. External batteries are available that add 3 hours to runtime.
  • May be plugged into a 12V power port for operation or charging.
  • BGAN Internet service can be usage based, or pre-paid. Calls are $0.99 cents per minute to any standard phone worldwide. Free incoming calls.
  • Includes standard analog phone with an RJ-11 jack for an international phone number.
  • SMS is $0.50 cents per message w/free incoming messages. SMS iPhone equipped.
  • ISDN (64Kbps) and group 3 Fax capable.
  • Operates in heavy rain, and functions with up to 20mm of ice buildup.
  • Internal temperature control fan – cools internal electronics during high temperatures.
  • Ships UPS, FedEx, and as a flight carry-on.
  • Internet, SMTP email, file transfer (FTP, and VPN).
  • 1 year standard warranty. 3 and 5 year warranties are available.




New Improved “Gen II” Features for the MCD-4800

  • Internal components ruggedized.
  • Lighted internal on/off button
  • Optional accessible high-gain WI-FI antenna for increased range.
  • Improved AC/DC charging system including faster charge time of 4 hours and built-in maintenance mode for long term storage charging.
  • Backlit display for night use. Can be enabled/disabled.
  • High contrast daylight display for easy reading in any light.
  • Easy BGAN SIM card access. No tools needed.


Contact Remote Satellite Services International to find out how you can get the MCD-4800 BGAN Terminal. It is definitely the easiest to use portable satellite WiFi hotpsot available and we have it.


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