Fixed to Mobile Call Solutions

Fixed to Mobile Call Solutions

Our range of Fixed to Mobile Call Solutions enable users to place fixed-to-mobile calls from any location in the world to any satellite terminal, at highly affordable rates. Users benefit from direct global calling so that staying in touch with colleagues, family and friends is easy even if they are working remotely.

By eliminating the often high cost of international calling, Fixed to Mobile Call Solutions ensure calling from shore to ship remains cost-effective and offers a unique benefit for business operations and communications.

Local Numbers is available globally to Marlink’s Sealink VSAT customers, while Satellite Direct (two-stage calling) and Satellite Direct Plus (single-stage calling) are recommended to MSS users.

  • Single-stage calling to Sealink
  • Two-stage calling to MSS
  • Single-stage calling to MSS
  • Single-stage calling to Sealink
  • With Local Numbers, office-based staff can call the vessel using an allocated local number, charged at the local rate, no matter where in the world the vessel is operating.

    Benefits

    • Excellent value for shore-to-ship calling costs (on Sealink Ku-band VSAT)
    • No limits on the length of calls or number of calls made per month
    • Easy to use and maintain – no administration required
    • Callers from ashore can reach the vessel directly, without the need to connect via a call centre operator
    • No installation of additional equipment required on board – no onboard intervention is required
    • Available in around 80 countries and 4000 cities worldwide

    Compatibility

    Local Numbers is available globally to Marlink’s Sealink VSAT customers.

    For an extensive list of available local numbers, please request the ‘Coverage List’ from your local Marlink Sales Representative. Our coverage is continuously expanding so please check regularly for updates.

  • Two-stage calling to MSS
  • Using Satellite Direct’s simple two-step dialling process, users benefit from direct global calling at affordable rates.

    Features

    • Calling Line Identification (CLI): saves the user from entering the 10-digit PIN code
    • Quick Number dialing: allows users to place a Satellite Direct call without having to dial the mobile number. The Quick Number list is configured and controlled by the user

    Benefits

    • Cost efficient: Satellite Direct makes fixed-to mobile calling affordable
    • Simple charging structure: no monthly fees or fixed network mark-ups for satellite calls through toll-free numbers
    • Flexible: supports calls to Inmarsat, Iridium,Thuraya from any location in the world
    • Practical: features include Calling Line Identification and Quick Number dialing

    Compatibility

    Satellite Direct is available at sea, on land or in flight, and works across most Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya terminals.

  • Single-stage calling to MSS
  • Satellite Direct® Plus is a single-stage fixed-to-mobile service allowing users to place calls from any landline phone to any mobile satellite terminal.

    Features

    • Calling Line Identification (CLI): saves the user from entering the 10-digit PIN code
    • Access to use Satellite Direct Plus can be restricted by defining whitelists and blacklists for CLIs

    Benefits

    • Cost efficient: Satellite Direct Plus makes fixed-to mobile calling affordable
    • Simple charging structure: no monthly fees or fixed network mark-ups for satellite calls through toll-free numbers
    • Flexible: supports calls to Inmarsat, Iridium,Thuraya from any location in the world
    • Practical: features include Calling Line Identification and Quick Number dialing

    Compatibility

    Satellite Direct Plus is available at sea, on land or in flight, and works across most Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya terminals.