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Head office: Great Yarmouth, UK

Regional head office: Chandler, Arizona

Regional head office: Perth, Western Australia

Regional head office: Singapore

Our exclusive packages

AST OPTIMA package

The all-inclusive 12 or 36-month fixed fee Iridium Certus® package for maritime

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Switch and Save Iridium Certus® promotion

Switch to Iridium Certus® 700 – the fastest L-band service

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AST's range of services and solutions empower your business.

AST's range of services includes our market-leading online billing and management system – My AST Portal – which our customers continue to tell us is the best in the industry. By partnering with AST, you can be certain to get the best satellite communications solution, supported by the highest quality installation and genuine 24/7/365 customer service and repair available.

As a top tier partner to all major satellite communications networks, you can be confident we offer the best connectivity and airtime service available. Should your needs extend to product training or rentals, then we’ve got that covered as well.

My AST Portal

AST's easy to use web portal offers a convenient way to manage your AST connections and services.

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My AST Portal

OneWeb

AST and OneWeb believe that connectivity at sea should be as seamless and simple as it is onshore. OneWeb, when aligned with AST’s INTEGRA suite of services, will enable faster and better communications for the maritime industry.

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OneWeb

Connectivity & Airtime

AST is a Tier 1 provider of L-Band and Ka-Band satellite airtime, a VNO for VSAT Services, and a GX Partner with Inmarsat (Enterprise, Maritime and Government).

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Connectivity & Airtime

Top Up Tool

Top-up your Iridium or Inmarsat SIM cards anywhere, anytime with AST's easy to use Prepay Top Up Tool.

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Top Up Tool

Consulting

AST offers independent, objective advice to ensure customers receive the best satellite communications solution to meet their needs at a cost-effective price.

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Consulting

Engineering

Our highly skilled engineers are available to install, service or commission land and maritime equipment across the globe.

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Engineering

GMDSS

GMDSS is a safety of life system that helps keep mariners safe in emergency situations while at sea. Utilising satellite and terrestrial technology, on-board radio systems are designed to prevent accidents, quickly alert rescue authorities and nearby vessels in the event of an emergency. 

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GMDSS

Repairs

As a Cobham SATCOM approved service centre we offer fast servicing and repairs along with advanced warranty replacements for critical communications where available.

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Repairs

Training

We have training facilities in many of our offices and can coordinate on-site training at customer locations where appropriate.

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Training

Rentals

Satellite handsets and wi-fi hubs are available for short or long term rentals, so there is no need to purchase the equipment outright if you are only planning a short trip.

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Rentals

Iridium FAQ's

Frequently asked questions about Iridium satellite communications and satellite phone usage.

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Iridium FAQ's

Inmarsat FAQ's

Frequently asked questions about Inmarsat satellite communications and satellite phone usage.

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Inmarsat FAQ's

Latest news

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OneWeb and The AST Group partner to broaden access to fast, seamless connectivity at sea

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9 more state-of-the-art pilot vessels destined for British ports enhanced by AST's iRAMS cost-saving technology

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How the Oil and Gas industry is adopting global connectivity in mission to embrace the Energy Transition

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For further details or to request a call from one of our sales team please contact us on
info@theastgroup.com