Thuraya SatSleeve+ terminal for iPhone & Android

Thuraya SatSleeve+
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Thuraya SatSleeve+ Satellite Adapter for iPhone & Android smartphones

Thuraya SatSleeve+ is a handheld satellite terminal that enables iPhone and Android mobile devices to access satellite communication services over the Thuraya satellite network.

You can continue using the familiar interface, apps and contacts on your smartphone or tablet and have a convenience of using satellite communications in remote areas with no cellular coverage.


  • Thuraya satellite voice services
  • Satellite internet:
    - 60 kbps downstream
    - 15 kbps upstream (GmPRS)
  • Text Messaging (SMS)
  • Voicemail
  • Dedicated Emergency Call button


  • System: Thuraya
  • Dimensions (with smartphone adapter):
    138 x 69 x 42 mm (5.4 x 2.7 x 1.7 in.)
  • Weight: 256 g (9 oz)
  • Connectivity:
    - 3.5 mm jack for headset
    - Micro USB for charging and upgrade
    - DC charging jack
  • Multilingual support, including English, French, Arabic, Spanish.
  • Battery time:
    - Satellite talk time: up to 3 hours
    - Stand-by time: up to 9 hours (with Wi-Fi on), up to 70 hours (Wi-Fi off)
  • Compatibility: Apple iOS (iPhone) and Android smartphones, maximum body width: 85mm (3.35in)
  • Operating temperatures: -10C to 55C (14F to 131F)
  • Storage temperatures: -20C to 70C (-4F to 158F)
  • SatSleeve+ Fact Sheet, Brochure, FAQ.

In the box:

  • Thuraya SatSleeve+ Satellite Terminal
  • Universal smartphone adapter (holder)
  • Li-Ion rechargeable battery 2440 mAh
  • USB-microUSB cable
  • AC Power Adapter 110-220V, 50/60Hz
  • International plug kit (US/EU/UK/CN/AUS)
  • User Guide
  • SatSleeve+ / Hotspot App: iOS, Android
  • Prepaid SIM-card (if plan purchased)
  • *Note: The phone is not included

Thuraya coverage map - Click to enlargeYour Thuraya SatSleeve+ comes with a prepaid service plan, so you don't have to worry about credit checks or security deposits.

Thuraya Prepaid Plans:

  • PREPAY, provides a low-cost start and flat calling rates throughout the entire Thuraya coverage.
  • NOVA, with discounted rates (as low as $0.85/min.) from certain countries and geographic areas.
  • Preloaded airtime included
  • FREE incoming calls & text messages
  • Global telephone number: +8821658XXXXXX

IMPORTANT! Thuraya satellite service is NOT available in North & South America. Consider Iridium satellite phones instead.

Call Type
Included airtime:
Initial Validity:
1 year
2 years
Renewal Fee
$39.00 (1 year)
$10.00 (2 year)
Thuraya & Voicemail, $/min.
0.85 / 1.25
Fixed & cellular phones, $/min.
0.90 / 1.85
Thuraya Data & Fax, $/min.
0.85 / 1.25
Iridium, Inmarsat, $/min.
8.10 / 9.65
Always-on Internet (GmPRS), $/MB
Text message, $/ea.
Incoming calls & messages

Benefits from SATTRANS:
  • Direct deposit of ANY amount of airtime
  • Free Web password
  • Free online balance check
  • Call details upon request