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Hughes 9450 Vehicular BGAN


Product Information

A high-performance, budget-friendly Class 11 BGAN terminal with tracking antenna, the Hughes 9450 is the smallest Class 11 BGAN terminal available. On-the-move it delivers IP broadband speeds of up to 464 Kbps, simultaneous voice, data and sms, and streaming IP speeds of 32, 64 and 128 Kbps.

High-performance BGAN, Budget-friendly Price

Budget-friendly, high-performing, and durably-built, the Hughes 9450 BGAN with C11 Antenna is designed for the most demanding customers. Its lightweight and compact design, combined with its powerful BGAN features and affordable pricing, make the Hughes 9450-C11 terminal an excellent choice for government agencies, first-responders, emergency medical teams, broadcasters and security personnel. Accessing the INMARSAT system of global communication satellites, the Hughes 9450 can connect in just minutes, and keep your entire team in-contact while on-the-move.

The compact and rugged Class 11 Antenna is a fully autonomous, all-weather tracking antenna that can withstand heavy rain, sub-freezing cold and tropical heat. It can operate in temperatures ranging from -25°C to 55°C (-13° to 131° F). With an ingress rating of IP56, it works in extreme wet-weather. It’s able to resist powerful jets of water from all directions, and is also resistant particles and dust. Whether it’s the high-plains in winter or the jungle in summer, a dust-covered desert highway or a tropical storm, the roof-mounted antenna can take it.

The Smallest Mobile Class 11 in the World

Weighing just 4.3 kg (9.5 lbs.) the simple, two-part system can easily be transported in a small suitcase. The tough, all-weather roof mounted antenna is the smallest Class 11 available. With a diameter of just 252 mm (9.9 in.) weighing just 2 kg (4.4 lbs.), it is easy to set-up and small enough to fit almost any vehicle. With the antenna unit mounted on your roof, using the mounts included, or the optional magnetic mounts for even quicker set-up, all you need to connect it with the 9450 transceiver unit is the single RF cable included. The size of a small laptop, the transceiver can easily be placed in our vehicle, and plugged in to your vehicle’s power supply. Just turn it on and within minutes, the Hughes 9450 will establish a GPS position and acquire an INMARSAT satellite. With the powerful built-in Wi-Fi capability, within minutes up to 11 simultaneous users can be connected using their Wi-Fi compatible devices, including laptops, smartphones and tablets. For teams that need rapid-deployment capabilities, and need to stay in contact on-the-move, the Hughes 9450 BGAN is the high-performing, budget-friendly choice for dependable, powerful satellite connectivity.

The Hughes 9450 has a 30.5 m (100 ft.) Wi-Fi range, and with shared IP speeds of up to 448 Kbps send and 464 Kbps receive, it is fast enough for multiple users to get their critical communication needs met in-the-field and on-the-move. The Hughes 9450 supports ISDN and analog circuit –switched voice-calls, as well as fax and 64 Kbps ISDN data applications. With the capability of delivering simultaneous voice and data functions, plus 160 character sms, combined with Wi-Fi, four RJ-45 power-over-Ethernet (PoE) ports and two RJ-11 telephone ports, the Hughes 9450 with Class 11 Antenna is a powerful mobile communications hub. And because it accesses the crisis-proven INMARSAT system of communication satellites, when terrestrial systems fail, or you need to go beyond the reach of cell-towers, the Hughes 9450 provides that critical link necessary to get your work done. Journalists, first-responders, medical-teams and security personnel need this the level of reliability and crisis-ready systems that INMARSAT has been providing for years.

A Wide Range of Uses

The Class 11 antenna can also be permanently mounted to vehicles, and the system can be accessed remotely for tracking and fleet management applications. Combined with the budget-friendly pricing and rugged-build, it’s the practical choice for a range of industries, such as oil and gas, mining, and land-management. With a range of monthly plans to choose from, as well as pre-paid options, fleet managers can make sure they get the most for their money. Fixed-priced data, no cross-border roaming fees, and a single, competitive BGAN tariff wherever you go, can all help you manage your costs, and stay within your budget.

The smallest Class 11 mobile BGAN terminal in the world, the Hughes 9450 is a powerful, rugged, budget-friendly solution for individual teams or fleet managers around the world. Delivering on-the-move data at up to 464 Kbps, a powerful Wi-Fi function, and simultaneous voice, data and sms, the Hughes 9450 with Class 11 Antenna is the rugged, dependable choice for anyone who needs on-the-move connectivity wherever they go.


  • Smallest mobile vehicular BGAN terminal with Class 11 antenna on-the-market
  • Easy to use and operate. Simply turn the unit on to create wireless broadband Internet hotspot
  • Fast data while on-the-move: standard IP up to 464 Kbps receive, 448 Kbps send
  • On-the-move streaming IP speeds of 32, 64 and 128 Kbps
  • Powerful Wi-Fi hotspot supports up to 11 simultaneous connections
  • Wi-Fi range: 30.5 m (100 ft.) for any smartphone, laptop, iPad or Wi-Fi device
  • Simple 2 piece design: roof-mounted antenna plus transceiver/controller
  • Easy to transport. System fits in small suitcase, weighs 4.3 kg (9.5 lbs.)
  • Connectivity can be via Ethernet cable, and/or wireless
  • Four Ethernet (RJ-45 with PoE) ports, two phone (RJ-11) ports
  • One 64 Kbps ISDN Port
  • Internet service can be usage based, or pre-paid using standard BGAN Service Plans
  • Works with any standard corded phone, Group 3 fax capable
  • Onboard router for port forwarding, MAC filtering, firewall tasks
  • Remote access enables tracking and fleet management applications
  • Integrated web console for system status


Key Highlight:
Highly compact, high performance system
Hughes Network Systems www.hughes.com
Terminal 234 x 281mm (2.3 kgs) Antenna 252 x 119 mm (2.0 kgs)
Standard IP:
Up to 448 Kbps send, 464 Kbps receive
Streaming IP (send and receive):
32, 64, 128 Kbps
Via RJ-45 ISDN handset, via ISDN TA with two RJ-11 ports for voice or 3.1kHz for audio / fax
56, 64 Kbps
Other data Interfaces:
(4) Ethernet, WLAN 802.11b with extended standard connector
Ingress protection:
IP54 (terminal), IP56 (antenna)
Device Cababilities:
Internet, Email, Phone, FTP, FoIP (Fax), ISDN, SMS Text, Video Streaming
Internet Speeds (shared service):
Up to 464 Kbps
Global Voice:
4 Kbps, 3.1 K audio (uses any standard phone)
Streaming CIR 1:1 Speeds:
Options of 32, 64, and 128 Kbps (both directions)
SMS Texting:
Up to 160 characters
802.11 b/g wireless access point (up to 11 simultaneous sessions)
Operational Satellite Look Angle:
BGAN satellite must be at least 5° elevation above the horizon
Tracking Max Speed:
Vehicle Turning Rate < 40° /sec
Cable to Controller Length:
Up to 8 meters
Water and Dust Rating:
IP56 (antenna)
Operational Temperature:
-25°C to 55°C (-13° to 131° F)
Ice Buildup:
Non-operational at 25 mm of ice
Storage (survival) Temperature:
-40° to +80° C
Max Power Consumption - Operating:
65 Watts (35 Watts on idle)
DC Input Power:
12 or 24 Volt Vehicle Power
95% non-condensing at 40°C
Antenna Dimensions:
252 mm diameter x 119 mm height (9.9 in. diameter x 4.7 in. height)
Class 11 Antenna: 2 Kg (4.4 lbs.)
Controller (Transceiver) Dimensions:
281mm x 232 mm x 46 mm
Static / Public IP's:
Up to 11 may be ordered (optional)

What's Included

  • Hughes 9450 Mobile Satellite Terminal
  • Class 11 tracking antenna
  • 8 meter RF cable
  • Power cable (magnetic mounts are optional)
  • User Guide and Installation Guide


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