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Thuraya satellite phones cost between $700 and $2000 with voice, SMS, GPS, and SOS capabilities. However, a Thuraya satellite phone rental may be better than having to buy a feature rich sat phone when considering a satellite device for traveling or working in remote regions. The Thuraya XT Lite satellite phone is a basic phone with voice and text features to keep you in touch when you can’t access terrestrial networks.

Renting Process

It’s quick and easy to order your Thuraya rental through Canada Satellite. Simply choose the date you need to rent the device from and indicate the duration period, which can be between 7 to 365 days and submit your order. We’ll make you receive it before you depart on your journey.

What’s Included in the Box?

The Thuraya XT Lite phone package includes the following components that must be returned in the same condition otherwise a fee will be incurred: the Thuraya XT Lite handset satellite phone, battery, travel charger with 4 international adaptors, a USB data cable, and user help information.

Thuraya XT-LITE Satellite Phone

The Thuraya XT Lite offers satellite voice communication without all the bells and whistles. This is ideal for cost-conscious travelers who need a device for basic calling features. You can rent the XT Lite for occasional or seasonal purposes using a Thuraya prepaid plan or a one-year postpaid plan.

Key Features

  • Voice calling and SMS in satellite mode.

  • Advanced omni directional antenna provides uninterrupted walk-and-talk call functionality.

  • Call notifications received when the antenna is stowed.

  • Call management features include call barring, call diverting, conference calls, call waiting, closed user group and voice mail.

  • GPS for navigation, and distance and direction monitoring.

  • SOS function to send your location to an emergency contact.

  • Stores up to 255 contacts in the phone memory and 250 contacts on a Thuraya SIM card.

  • Battery provides up to 6 hours of talk time and up to 80 hours standby time.

Phone Accessories

Thuraya has a catalog of accessories such as spare batteries to extend usage time, and spare travel chargers and car chargers to make sure you are not stranded without power. Additionally, you can opt in to buy USB data cables, earphones for hands-free use, and externally mounted antennas to enhance the usage of your Thuraya rental.

If you need to use the sat phone inside, considering getting a single or multi-channel indoor repeater. These units amplify satellite signal received from an external antenna placed outdoors to improve the signal for the handset being used indoors. The Thuraya indoor repeater provides coverage of up to 530 square meters for one device at a time.


Accessories available to rent on a monthly basis is the Solio BOLT solar charger and battery backup which can be extremely useful when you don’t have immediate access to electricity, and it can power up your satellite phone and other devices. The BOLT 1Amp USB output charges target devices at the same rate as a typical wall charger. Latest smartphone models are fully charged within 90 minutes.

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