Pricing for Connext Satellite Services — Core Services

Revision F, Effective: November 1st, 2017

Connext Satellite Services may include one or more of the following, depending upon equipage and aircraft level approvals.

All Pricing is inclusive of the following:

Terms of Service:

  1. Partial minutes are charged at applicable per minute rate.
  2. Outgoing calls to any phone numbers offered by satellite providers other than Iridium are subject to surcharge of:
    USD $10.00
    AUD $15.00
    NZD $20.00
    per minute in addition to the charges identified for other minutes.
  3. Monthly subscription charges are invoiced one month in advance. The first invoice will include pro-rated monthly subscription charges for the first month and monthly subscription charges for the following month.
  4. Only Garmin Transceiver units may be used with the Services.
  5. Garmin will only sell Equipment and the Services in territories where appropriate licensing is in place for such sales.

Activation Fees

USD AUD NZD
Account Activation Fee(1) $35.00 $55.00 $60.00
Activation Fee for Voice and Text Messaging (SMS) (2) $15.00 $20.00 $25.00

(1) Account activation fee is required to set up a new billing account. Each billing account may have as many transceivers as desired.

(2) Charges applicable to each GSR 56 transceiver

Monthly Subscriptions

Charge
Voice and Text Messaging (SMS) USD $40.00 Per month
Usage Fees Voice for Services apply as outlined below..
AUD $60.00
NZD $65.00
Garmin Connext Weather 150 Intended for aircraft that operate up to 150 hours a year. USD $79.99 Per month - Includes an average of 10 minute weather requests for 12 hours of aircraft operation each month, 30 minutes of voice & unlimited text

Voice usage after initial 30 minutes to be billed at “Usage fees for Voice Services” schedule below. Overage fees starting at minute 1.

Activation fee for Voice and Text does not apply to this rate plan. However account activation fees may still apply.

AUD $119.99
NZD $129.99
Garmin Connext Weather 400 Intended for aircraft that operate up to 400 hours a year USD $174.99 Per month - Includes an average of 5 minute weather requests up to 35 hours of operation per month, unlimited voice and text.

Activation fee for Voice and Text does not apply to this rate plan. However account activation fees may still apply.

AUD $259.99
NZD $279.99
Garmin Connext Weather 800 Intended for aircraft that operate up to 800 hours a year USD $249.95

Per month - Includes an average of 5 minute weather requests up to 67 hours of operation per month, 180 minutes of voice & 500 outgoing text messages.

Voice usage after initial 180 minutes per month to be billed at “Usage fees for Voice Services” schedule below. Overage fees starting at minute 1.

Text Message usage after initial 500 outgoing messages to be billed at “Usage Fees for Text Messaging (Short Message Service — SMS)” rates.

Activation fee for Voice and Text does not apply to this rate plan. However account activation fees may still apply.

AUD $369.99
NZD $399.99
Position Reporting USD $20.00
AUD $30.00
NZD $35.00
Connext Aircraft Maintenance Reports - Wifi Transmission (GDL 59) free
Connext Aircraft Maintenance Reports - Iridium Transmission (GSR 56) USD $50.00
AUD $70.00
NZD $75.00

Notes concerning Monthly Subscriptions:

Usage Fees for Voice Services(5)

Charge per Minutes of Usage in Month USD AUD NZD
Minutes 1 - 50 $1.60 $2.50 $2.60
Minutes 51 - 100 $1.55 $2.45 $2.55
Minutes 101 - 250 $1.50 $2.40 $2.50
Minutes 251 - 500 $1.40 $2.30 $2.40
Minutes 501 - 1000 $1.30 $2.20 $2.30
Minutes 1001 and above $1.20 $2.10 $2.20

(5) See also Terms of Service item 3 regarding calls to non Iridium satellite providers

Usage Fees for Position Reporting

Charge USD AUD NZD
Per Position Report $0.09 $0.13 $0.15

Usage Fees for Text Messaging (Short Message Service — SMS)

Charge USD AUD NZD
Charge per outgoing Text Message (SMS) $1.00 $1.50 $1.60
Charge per incoming Text Message (SMS) free free free

Usage Fees for Aircraft Maintenance Reports

Charge USD AUD NZD
RUDICS Reports $3.68 per minute $5.78 per minute $5.88 per minute
SBD Reports $1.58 per KB $2.52 per KB $2.63 per KB