Thuraya Seagull 5000i Satellite Phone & Data Terminal
Thuraya Seagull 5000i Satellite Phone & Data Terminal

Thuraya Seagull 5000i Satellite Phone & Data Terminal

Robust and versatile, the Thuraya Seagull 5000i is the cost effective go-to maritime satellite terminal.

The Seagull 5000i is a voice and data maritime satellite terminal designed to keep vessels connected at sea. With the optional FaxConnect interface box, maritime operators can also send G3 faxes. The Seagull 5000i terminal is a robust and versatile solution for small- and medium-sized fishing vessels, yachts, patrol boats and other sea going vessels that require a combination of voice telephony, data and fax functions.

  • Supports voice, SMS (CS) and data (GmPRS) functions
  • Supports G3 Facsmile via optional FaxConnect
  • Simple menu via Web console or handset
  • Alert button to send message to preset contact via sms
  • Memory to save GPS position log
  • Over the air update of system configuration
  • Passive and active antenna options. Active antenna is recommended for use on the Australian East Coast.

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The Pivotel Advantage

Pivotel Thuraya Maritime Plans

Pivotel Thuraya Maritime Entry (Min cost over 24 months is $1560) Pivotel Thuraya Maritime Big Plan (Min cost over 6 months is $474)
Monthly Access Fee $65.00 $79.00
Inc. Calls/Text $55.00 $400.00
Voice Call Rate

Outgoing: $0.99 per minute

Incoming: $0.99 per minute

Outgoing: $0.99 per minute

Incoming: $0.99 per minute

Flagfall Nil Nil
Satellite SMS Rate $0.50 $0.50
Inc. Data Nil Nil
Data/MB $5.00 $5.00
Connection Fee N/A N/A
Unit Pricing Data
Cost of a 2 min call before any discounts to standard numbers & standard national mobile numbers $1.98 $1.60
Cost of a Standard SMS before any discounts to standard national mobile numbers: $0.50 $0.50
Cost of 1MB of Data before any discounts for use solely within Australia: $5.00 $5.00
Number of Standard Calls if you restricted your use solely to standard national mobile calls each of 2 minutes in duration you could make.* 27 202
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Pivotel Thuraya Maritime plans use the Thuraya Mobile Satellite Network. Satellite reception limitations and some exclusion zones apply. All calls are charged in 1 minute increments unless otherwise stated. Prices include GST and are subject to change. Actual charges may vary on your statement as charges are rounded to the nearest cent before GST is included. Included call value excludes premium calls, calls to special numbers, IDD (international direct dial) calls and premium text. Data is billed in 10kB increments. 6 month minimum term applies to the Thuraya Maritime Big Plan. 24 month minimum term applies to the Thuraya Maritime Entry. Visit for a coverage map. A Thuraya Maritime Terminal device is required to access the Pivotel Thuraya service (see terminal pricing). Pivotel may apply call barring where fraudulent use is suspected or for credit control purposes You will receive a bill by email from Pivotel listing any payments you have made during the billing period, and a summary of your service usage to enable you to keep track of your overall service usage and monthly spend. Itemised billed and unbilled service usage is available in the secure Selfcare website at An itemised bill listing all of your service usage events is available on request. You may elect to receive a paper bill by post for an additional fee. Pivotel plans are available to credit approved customers only. Minimum cost over 6 months is $474 on the Pivotel Thuraya Maritime Big Plan. Minimum cost over 24 months is $1,560 on the Thuraya Maritime Entry plan. You may receive a pro-rata access fee charge on your first Pivotel bill, calculated from the actual date of service connection to the date of your first bill.

  • Size: Handset: 142mm x 56mm x 22mm (Lx W x H), Handset Cradle: 147mm x 65mm X 32mm (L X W X H), Base Terminal: 254mm x 155mm x 55mm (L x W x H), Passive Antenna: 95mm x 150mm (Dia x H), Active Antenna: 210mm x 180mm (Dia x H).
  • Weight: Handset: 290g, Handset Cradle: 55g, Base Terminal: 1kg, Passive Antenna: 300g, Active Antenna: 1.7kg.
  • SMS: up to 160 characters
  • GmPRS data: up to 60kbps / 15kbps down/up. Note Voice and SMS functions are not available while using GmPRS data.
  • Circuit switched voice: voice call and calling line identification presentation (CLIP)
  • SMS: up to 160 characters
  • Fax: up to 9.6 kbps
  • Ingress Protection Rating: Handset: IP66, Antenna: IP66.