Satellite Phone » Thuraya Monthly Subscription Plans

Post Paid Airtime Rates

Plan Monthly Cost Bundled Minutes
(Band 1 Countries) 
Voice/Data Calls*
(Band 1 Countries)
SMS Contract Term
Voice Only $35 0 $1.69 $0.59 12 Months
Voice/Data $45 0 $1.69 $0.59 12 Months
Voice/Data Plus $75 20 $1.59 $0.59 12 Months
Voice/Data Pro $185 100 $1.49 $0.59 12 Months

A one-time $45 activation fee will be applied when service is initiated.

Detailed Calling Rates*

$1.09/minute – Calling from Thuraya to Thuraya – $1.09/minute

$1.49/minute – Calling from Thuraya to Band 1 Countries (All Countries not on Band 2 or 3 lists)

$5.29/minute – Calling from Thuraya to Band 2 Countries: Cuba, East Timor, Globalstar, Inmarsat Legacy Services (A, B, M, mini M)

$8.69/minute – Calling from Thuraya to Band 3 Countries: Ascension, Cook Is., Diego Garcia, Inmarsat (GAN, BGAN, FBB, GSPS), Iridium, Kiribati, Montserrat, Nauu Is., Niue, Western Samoa, Sao Tome, Soloman Is., St. Helena, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.

Free to receive calls and text

Calls billed in 60 second increments

Prepaid Scratch Codes

Vouchers Cost Validity Period
20 Units $35 12 Months
50 Units $67 12 Months
160 Units $189 12 Months
500 Units $547 12 Months
1,000 Units $1,055 12 Months
2,500 Units $2,575 12 Months

An Active Prepay or NOVA Prepay SIM Card is required to use Thuraya Preapid Scratch Codes.
Calling from Thuraya to Thuraya – 1 units/min

Calling from Thuraya to Band 1 Countries – 1.5 units/min

Calling from Thuraya to Band 2 Countries – 5.00 units/min

Calling from Thuraya to Band 3 Countries – 8.00 units/min

SMS – 0.5 units/message

GmPRS Data – 2.85 units/message

Free to receive calls and text

Calls billed in 60 second increments

Band 1 Countries: All Countries not on Band 2 or 3 lists.

Band 2 Countries: Cuba, East Timor, Globalstar, Inmarsat Legacy Services (A, B, M, mini M)

Band 3 Countries: Ascension, Cook Is., Diego Garcia, Inmarsat (GAN, BGAN, FBB, GSPS), Iridium, Kiribati, Montserrat, Nauu Is., Niue, Western Samoa, Sao Tome, Soloman Is., St. Helena, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.