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Satellite Phone Hire

Are you...

  • Heading somewhere mobile phone coverage is not around?
  • Doing a job in the middle of nowhere?
  • Taking the caravan on a trip through the country?
  • Needing to make sure you are contactable or that you can make a call?

Forbes Batteries & Electronics rent out satellite phones on a per night or per month basis. This service offers the convenience and safety aspects of having a satellite phone without the costs of actually purchasing one and being locked into a contract. Call us today to check handset availability and to see what dates are available for hire.
The rates for hire are:
$10.00 per night or $250.00 per month
All calls made will be charged to you on top of the hire fee, please see below for call charges.

Telstra Mobile Satellite Pricing

Telstra Mobile Satellite Pricing

TMS 30

Call connection charge

$0.50

Calls made from within Australia to a fixed or mobile service within Australia or made to another Telstra Mobile Satellite service located within or outside Australia (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

$0.99

Calls made from within Australia to a fixed or mobile service located outside Australia (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

$1.175

Calls made from outside Australia to a fixed or mobile service within Australia or made to another Telstra Mobile Satellite service located within or outside Australia (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

$1.07 (excl GST)

Incoming calls diverted directly to or retrieved from a Telstra MessageBank® or Telstra Memo® service within Australia (per 30 seconds or part thereof)

$0.43

SMS - 160 character per message

$1.50