<em>(Discontinued)</em> Globalstar GSP1720 Modem

(Discontinued) Globalstar GSP1720 Modem

Real time duplex IP data services that support Packet Data across the internet or private networks

The GSP 1720 Satellite Data and Voice Module (SDVM) provides full, two way data and voice capability, allowing for the development of new and creative applications from basic AT Modems to fully featured fixed telephone services from remote locations.

The GSP 1720 can provide Direct Connect Internet, Dial up Internet or Remote Terminated Data sessions and asynchronous computer to computer connectivity for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications. These options provide communication lines with land and marine-based equipment, while complementing mobile and stationary field solutions. Whether mobile or stationary, the GSP 1720 helps you monitor, control or track assets remotely through the Globalstar satellite network – affordably, reliably and with low-power requirements.

  • Direct Connect Internet or Direct Dial-up Circuit Switched Data
  • 9.6 kbps full duplex service (available up to 38 kbps with compression)
  • Utilises standard and enhanced “Hayes Modem” AT commands
  • Dial up networking, Asynchronous data communications, Static IP availability
  • Short Messaging Service (SMS): 35 character incoming
  • Remote Terminated Data capability
  • The GSP 1720 can be integrated into a cellular or GSM data solution
  • Low power consumption
  • Compatible with Windows 98/2000/XP/NT/ME/Vista/7

Please note: use of Satellite Telecommunications services and devices may be prohibited or restricted in some countries.

Pivotel Globalstar Data Plans

Data 40 (Min. cost over 24 months is $960) Data 70 (Min. cost over 24 months is $1680)
Monthly Access Fee $40 $70
Monthly Included Value $10 $40
Asynchronous Data Calls (outgoing & incoming) 60c per 30 seconds 50c per 30 seconds
Packet Data

4c per 10 secs
for the first 10 sec.

16.67c per 10 secs
after the first 10 sec

4c per 10 secs
for the first 10 sec

13.33c per 10 secs
after the first 10 sec

Standard Calls Unit Pricing Data
Cost of 2 min call before any discounts to standard numbers and standard national mobile numbers $2.40 $2.00
Cost of a standard SMS before any discounts to standard national mobile numbers N/A N/A
Number of standard calls you could make if you restricted your use solely to standard national mobile calls each of 2 mins duration 4 Calls 20 Calls
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Note: No minimum term if you choose to pay a $50 connection fee. Minimum cost will be one month's access fee + $50 connection fee.

Pivotel Globalstar Data plans use the Globalstar Mobile Satellite Network. Satellite reception limitations and some exclusion zones apply. Asynchronous data calls are charged in 30 second increments unless otherwise stated. Packet data calls are billed in 10 second increments. Prices include GST and are subject to change. Actual charges may vary on your statement as charges are rounded to the nearest cent before GST is included. Included call value excludes premium calls, calls to special numbers, IDD (international direct dial) calls and premium text. 1 month minimum term applies. Visit pivotelnz.wpengine.com/coverage for a coverage map. A compatible Globalstar device is required to access the Pivotel Globalstar service (see handset pricing). Pivotel may apply call barring where fraudulent use is suspected or for credit control purposes. You will receive a bill by email from Pivotel listing any payments you have made during the billing period, and a summary of your service usage to enable you to keep track of your overall service usage and monthly spend. Itemised billed and unbilled service usage is available in the secure Selfcare website at pivotelnz.wpengine.com/selfcare. An itemised bill listing all of your service usage events is available on request. You may elect to receive a paper bill by post for an additional fee. Pivotel plans are available to credit approved customers only. Minimum cost over one month is $40 on Globalstar Data 40, and $70 on Globalstar Data 70. You may receive a pro-rata access fee charge on your first Pivotel bill, calculated from the actual date of service connection to the date of your first bill. You may choose to waive the minimum term by paying a $100 contract waiver fee at the time the service is connected.

  • Dimensions: 119mm H x 65mm W x 15mm D
  • Weight: 60grams
  • Operating frequencies: Transmit 1610 MHz – 1626.5 MHz Receive 2483.5 MHz – 2500 MHz
  • Maximum transmit power: +31dBm EIRP (passive antenna), +34 dBm (active antenna)
  • DC input voltage: +4.7V to 5.1V
  • Interface User Ports: 22 pin Molex connector with pin-outs for data port, auxilliary port (control/NEMA), audio and power, USB-B connector for data and diagnostics connectivity.
  • Operating Temperature: (-30°C to +60°C), humidity 5% – 95% (under 40°C)
  • Power Consumption @5VDC input (estimated):
  • State Min Typical Max Units


    0.65 1.0
    Standby 0.5 0.5 1.1 W
    Transmit 2.2 3.65 5.0 W