Connectivity in areas with limited or no Internet coverage

Broadband Connect Satellite 1
  • Business Internet connectivity anywhere in South Africa – from R517.50 per month
  • An alternative to ADSL and 3G in areas with limited coverage
  • Up to four optional BBC Sat VoIP connections are offered at an additional monthly charge

What is Broadband Connect Satellite?

Broadband Connect Satellite is an Internet service completely independent from any landline solution and can be provisioned anywhere in South Africa. With BBC Satellite, you don’t have to worry about landline outages and copper theft, plus this service is installed and maintained by trained and accredited Vodacom Business Services installation teams, from Point of Presence, across the country.

Broadband Connect Satellite includes:

  • A capped Broadband Internet Access bundle
  • An indoor unit (Hughes HN 9460 Router), An outdoor unit (98cm Satellite dish or antenna)
  • A 2 Watt Block Uplink converter
  • A user-friendly customer online site that features
    • Monthly bundle usage
    • Top Up data bundle purchase

Why should I get Broadband Connect Satellite?

Broadband Connect Satellite 2Get Internet in areas with no or limited coverage

We use the latest technology to optimise the satellite link and to bring you cost efficiencies especially in unserved and underserved areas.

Broadband Connect Satellite 3Always-on Internet with constant speed

Satellite access is not dependent on terrain, quality of copper landlines or distance from the exchange or radio frequency equipment. It always provides the same speed and service quality.

Broadband Connect Satellite 4Hassle-free and quick deployment

You don’t have to wait for line installation or for clearances and local infrastructure to become available. All you need is hardware and a clear view to the North/Eastern sky.

Broadband Connect Satellite 5Grow your entry-level package as needed

If the entry-level service is bought with a 1GB Internet bundle, you can easily add more data – at an affordable price – as your needs grow.

Broadband Connect Satellite 6Monitor and manage usage on your own

A self-service website is available so that you can go online to monitor usage and top up with more data.

Broadband Connect Satellite 7Get optional VoIP services

Up to 4 Optional VoIP connections which does not eat into the monthly allocated data cap are available. You can make FREE on-net voice calls to others on the same network, and can save up to 30% on you voice bill. Please note that voice calls are charged monthly in arrears as per the prevailing low Vodacom VoIP rate card and the VoIP connection is charged monthly at R169.00 each.

How much does Broadband Connect Satellite cost?

  • Installation price is based on standard installation
  • Extra charges are levied for cabling over 40m and non-standard mounts, amongst others
  • Data usage is subject to the monthly data bundle purchased (with optional top-ups) and our daily Fair Access Policy

How do I get Broadband Connect Satellite?

To get optional Broadband Connect Satellite VoIP:

  • Order the Satellite VoIP feature
  • Order the IP Talk service to receive your VoIP phone number/s
  • Get these optional telephone devices with your voice service:
    • ATA (Analog Telephone Adapter) device to connect one or more standard analogue telephones to a digital system
    • An IP Phone for a single connection
    • If you need more extentions, an onsite IP PBX (Providing up to 4 concurrent calls), especially designed to bring enterprise-grade features to small- and medium-sized businesses

We’ve got four service plans available which give you flexibility and control over your changing business needs for both Internet and voice usage. BC Satellite offers throughput ranging from 512kbps to 4Mbps on the downlink. The throughput is the maximum “burstable” throughput available per service plan.

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Broadband Connect Satellite price plans

 Plans Max download (kbps) Max upload (kbps) Data bundle Max concurrent VoIP
24-Month contract (Incl. VAT)
BC Sat 53
128 4GB 1  R517.50
BC Sat 105 1024 256 8GB 2  R980.53
BC Sat 210 2048 384 15GB 3  R1 229.69
BC Sat 420 4096 512  30GB 4  R 1 897.50

A once-off standard installation charge of R2016.54 (VAT Incl.) is applicable.Extra charges are levied for cabling over 40 meters and non-standard mounts, amongst others.



Broadband Connect Satellite Top Up bundles

Once you’ve used up your monthly data allocation, you can purchase any of these once-off bundles. Out-of-bundle rates do not apply to Broadband Connect Satellite.

Top Up bundle Data allocation Cost (Incl. VAT)
BC Sat 1GB 1GB R332.89 (once-off)
BC Sat 3GB 3GB R494.30 (once-off)
BC Sat 5GB 5GB R781.80 (once-off)
BC Sat 10GB 10GB R1 102.59 (once-off)
BC Sat 20GB 20GB R2 182.98 (once-off)
BC Sat 50GB 50GB R5 283.55 (once-off)
BC Sat 100GB 100GB R9 431.01 (once-off)


Broadband Connect Satellite Voice
Optional Broadband Connect Satellite Voice is now also available over the same broadband connection. IP Talk, our Voice over IP (VoIP) service, lets you make phone calls over the Broadband Connect Satellite connection without interfering with the Internet connection and usage. Simply pay a monthly  IP Talk connection fee of R169 (per IP Talk Incl. VAT) to get your 087 number and the maximum of voice connections supported as per your selected service plan. Save up to 30% on your voice bill and pay the voice calls as per the prevailing Vodacom  VoIP rate card.

Promotional Terms and Conditions: 
1.    Promotion valid for a limited time only

2.    Applicable to new customers or existing customers who are out of contract i.e. on a month to month basis

3.    Should a customer deplete their monthly allocated data bundle, they can purchase Top-ups at the normal rates

4.    Top-ups are valid for 30 days from the date of purchase

5.    IPTalk is available as an optional extra. Please note that voice calls are charged monthly in arrears as per the prevailing
low Vodacom VoIP rate card and the VoIP connection is charged monthly at R 169.00 (Incl. VAT) per IP Talk connection

6.    The once-off installation fee is based on the normal wall mount installation type. Extra charges will be incurred for non-
standard installation mounts

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