Recognized as a leading global provider of satellite communication solutions, BEAM specializes in Voice, Data, Tracking and customized solutions. BEAM develops innovative products and services to meet market demands and niche applications.
BEAM’s leading edge products are deployed in a wide range of industry markets including Maritime, Transport, Government, Defence, Mining, Construction, Forestry, Emergency Services, Relief Aid, Telemetry and Rural Telephony.
With maritime piracy re-emerging as a
critical security problem on the waters, it is important to take measures to
not only reduce the risk of piracy but also have contingencies in case you are
faced with a pirate attack.
The Beam Anti-Piracy Solution is a
complete satellite terminal bundle that provides an immediate contact/message
under threat with the added ability to make or receive a telephone call from a "safe
room" at any time.
The Anti-Piracy Solution ensures
that communication is not broken down or lost when all power or communication
equipment on board a vessel has been cut off or destroyed by pirates.
connected anytime by Email, SMS or Short Burst Data
terminal’s GPS coupling system ensures that you can receive pinpoint accuracy
using an external GPS antenna and enables tracking and SOS worldwide. Tracking
and Instant Messages can be sent via SMS or Short Burst Data (Iridium only) and
easy to configure.
Alert messages can be easily
activated on the unit or alternatively an additional alert button can be
installed throughout the vessel to trigger an alert. Once configured the alert
system will generate an alert message to the pre-set destination once
triggered. Alert can be triggered to continually send until the alert is
cleared either remotely or locally in the unit.
Beam Communications Holdings Ltd (ASX: BCC) is pleased to announce that it has signed an
agreement to sell ZOLEO through the LiTMUS LAB in Myer’s flagship Sydney store from 1 March
2020. LiTMUS LAB is a shop-in-shop concept store showcasing the best consumer technology products.
ZOLEO will first be available at Myer’s Sydney CBD store followed by Myer Chadstone in Melbourne
over the next few weeks, and Myer Brisbane by 1 May 2020.
LiTMUS LAB showcases the best in innovation from around the world, allowing customers to
discover, experience, and test the ZOLEO device before making a purchase.
Further, ZOLEO will be available on the Myer website, which is visited by a million consumers a
month. “We are always on the lookout for the latest and greatest technology trends and we believe that
ZOLEO will resonate with consumers who value being in constant contact with friends and family, no
matter where they are in Australia or the world,” said LiTMUS LAB CEO, Ashley Heath. “ZOLEO is the only satellite product we have seen that we believe has mainstream appeal, and we
are excited to have the opportunity to showcase this portable messaging device at our stores.”
Beam Communications Holdings Ltd (ASX: BCC) is pleased to announce that it has received another
purchase order from Beijing Marine Communications & Navigation
The order is for the Beam designed and developed Oceana 800 satellite terminal, which will be
deployed on fishing vessels in China. The Oceana 800 supports the Inmarsat GSPS service, essentially allowing for almost-instant communication from anywhere in the world to anywhere in the world, except polar caps- this is the first
approved device of its kind in the world.
For MCN, it means Chinese fishing vessels will have a degree of safety like never before. With the ability to reliably stay in touch with the mainland, safety and relief crews can be notified of impending danger and complications on a journey regardless of where the ship is sailing.
MCN is a leading operator of satellite communication services in China and has been a Beam Reseller
since 2012. The company is the only organisation authorised to supply Inmarsat services on the
The long-standing strategic partnership between the companies has led to the sale of several
thousand Beam Oceana products into China.
Beam Communications Holdings Limited (ASX: BCC) is pleased to announce the pre-sales launch of
the affordable and highly capable global messaging device, ZOLEO, on 18 December 2019, with the
unit to ship to customers from mid-January 2020.
The compact, wearable and rugged satellite device will be available from the SatPhoneShop.com
website, wholly-owned by Beam, and multiple major online platforms, such as eBay and
Amazon.com, shortly thereafter.
ZOLEO will also be sold through select leading brick and mortar retailers, suiting users who prefer to
inspect the product before purchase. Details of those vendors will be provided shortly.
ZOLEO will carry a MSRP of A$345 and will give global satellite messaging and SOS capabilities to
mobile phones (Android and Apple) via low-cost monthly plans starting from A$32, up to an
unlimited usage plan for A$80. All plans include an Australian dedicated mobile number that allows users to send and receive SMS
to the same number for the life of their service. All prices are inclusive of GST
Significant and targeted market appeal
The development of ZOLEO was based on thorough market research of target users, with 96% of
surveyed respondents rating messaging communications and SOS alert features as the biggest
reasons to purchase such a device.
In addition to ensuring global SMS functionality, users can also communicate through the free
ZOLEO messenger and email app, no matter where they are on the planet, as long as there is clear
sight of the sky. There is also a dedicated SOS button for emergencies and a separate check-in “I am
OK” button. The affordable solution is aimed at anyone who travels to or lives in remote areas of the globe, or
anyone who moves in and out of mobile coverage for work or play. As more than 70% of the earth’s surface is without mobile coverage, and 84% of Australia is not
serviced by terrestrial networks, this presents a number of large market opportunities for ZOLEO. This includes domestic and international adventure tourists (land or sea), rural residents, remote
workers, caravanners, boaters, fishermen, 4WD enthusiasts, mariners and lone workers. The
product will also be an essential tool for executive travelers who requires constant contact with
their employers and clients.
Further, ZOLEO is perfect for those going on cruises who want to remain connected with friends and
family, or as a gift to teenagers embarking on a backpacking adventure.
ZOLEO has wider market appeal and offers several advantages over current mobile satellite devices.
These include: • Seamless messaging /email with auto switching between Wi-Fi, mobile and satellite
• Familiar smartphone messaging experience with emojis and ease of access to phone’s
contacts • Water-resistant to IP68 (submergible up to 1.5m of water for 30 minutes)
• Australian mobile number to send and receive SMS • Dedicated 24/7 SOS button and separate Check-In button • Location (GPS) sharing
• DarkSkyTM weather forecasts
• Up to 200 hours battery life
• Multitude of mounting options on body, vehicle, bike, boat etc • Most affordable solution of its kind that’s currently available
Global sales and recurring revenue
ZOLEO will initially be available in the Australian and North American markets before a staged rollout to other regions. Beam is responsible for the entire Asia Pacific region and Roadpost will
promote and the product in North America under the previously announced 50-50 joint-venture
arrangement. Both companies will jointly develop all other geographic markets.
“We are excited by the impending launch of the device as it fills an unmet need in the market. Our
experience in developing and selling mobile satellite devices to adventurers in Canada and the US for
more than 20 years tells me that ZOLEO will be a big success,” said the chief executive of Roadpost,
Morris Shaun. “We have already received pre-orders from several satellite communications dealers and are close to
signing up a large North American outdoor equipment retailer.” The Managing Director of Beam, Michael Capocchi said:
“It’s taken us less than two years to design and launch an innovative product like ZOLEO, and that’s a
testament to the expertise we’ve developed over almost 20 years in designing communication
equipment for the world’s largest satellite operators.
“The appeal of ZOLEO is larger than what we are initially targeting. The next step for us will be to
develop an end-to-end enterprise solution that will appeal to industries like mining and utilities.”
AUSTRALIA, 12 May 2017: Beam Communications Pty Ltd (Beam), a wholly owned subsidiary of
World Reach Limited (ASX: WWR), has designed, developed and manufactured the
world’s first Satellite and LTE Wi-Fi hotspot product under an OEM arrangement with
Thuraya Telecommunications Company of Dubai (Thuraya).
publicly launched the innovative new terminal, known as the Thuraya WE, at the 2017
Thuraya Partner Conference in Dubai in April.The product is the world’s first all-in-one dual mode Satellite and LTE
portable Wi-Fi Hotspot.
terminal will enable users to access satellite internet at speeds up to 384kbps,
as well as LTE speeds in the Megabits per second when used in Cellular LTE mode,
which is auto-selected by the terminal when that service is available. “This is
an exciting new product, the first Hotspot to offer the embedded dual mode
functionality, and it’s a demonstration of Beam’s continuous focus on
innovation.” said Michael Capocchi, President of Beam.
also developed a dedicated Thuraya WE App, for both iOS and Android devices
that will enable simple and easy access to worldwide voice calls and SMS services,
along with the use of all applications on a smart phone, tablet or desktop.
This includes full support of services such as i-message®, Skype®, WhatsApp®,
Viber®, YouTube, WeChat®, email services and any other internet-accessible content
for up to 10 users simultaneously via a simple Wi-Fi connection.
terminal will also facilitate seamless roaming by Thuraya customers, from
satellite to terrestrial LTE services via either a Thuraya SIM card or a standard
GSM SIM card, enabling users to utilize the best option available.
has agreements with more than 395 GSM cellular roaming partners, particularly
in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia that enable roaming from
the cellular service across to the satellite service on the same SIM card. This
will optimize the appeal of the Thuraya WE Hotspot, and early indications of
likely demand have been very encouraging.
timely delivery of the Thuraya WE is a great achievement and demonstrates
Beam’s focus on technology development while fulfilling the growing needs of
major satellite operators and customers.” said Davide Carpegna, VP of Product
and Business Development at Beam.
will release early units for demonstrations and marketing activities soon, with
the Thuraya WE commercial units available from Thuraya in the second half of
Thuraya WE product launch video, available here.
Beam Communications Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of World Reach
Limited (ASX:WRR). Beam Communications designs, manufactures and distributes a
wide range of Thuraya, Iridium & Inmarsat Satellite voice, data, tracking
terminals and accessories for the global telecommunications market. Beam is a
strategic partner to three of the four major Mobile Satellite Service operators
and has an extensive global network of partner’s reselling solutions that are
deployed into a wide range of vertical markets including Maritime, Transport,
Government, Defence, Mining, Global Traveler, Construction, Forestry, Emergency
Services, Relief Aid, Telemetry and Rural Telephony. For more information, visit
About Thuraya Telecommunications Company
Thuraya Telecommunications Company is an industry leading MSS operator
and a global telecommunication provider offering innovative communications
solutions to a variety of sectors including energy, broadcast media, maritime,
military and humanitarian NGO. Thuraya’s superior network enables clear
communications and uninterrupted coverage across two thirds of the globe by
satellite and across the whole planet through its unique GSM roaming
capabilities. The company’s diverse range of technologically superior and highly
reliable mobile satellite handsets and broadband devices provides ease of use,
value, quality and efficiency. Thuraya remains committed to serving humanity
through delivery of the essential tools for optimal connectivity, never leaving
anyone out of reach. For more information, visit www.thuraya.com
About World Reach Limited
World Reach Limited is an Australian publicly listed company (ASX:WRR)
with strategic ownership of companies involved in the design, manufacture and
distribution of equipment, applications and services for the global needs of
Information Communication & Technology markets. For more information, visit
Communications, has launched a new website that will give customers a complete
company toolkit at their fingertips. The website is simple to navigate and is
rich in information and resources, enabling customers to access Beam’s entire
product and service offering.
have transformed the website experience for our customers,” explains Michael
Capocchi, President & CEO of Beam Communications. “Our company website is
critically important. Effectively, it is our shop window, and we wanted to make
sure that no matter who visits, they can find what they are looking for quickly
new website contains a wealth of information on Beam’s products, services and
how to buy them, as well as information on the design process, news and the
philosophy behind the company. Customers can readily access Beam’s customer
support at any time through the website and can also access information on
product service and warranty.
The re-development of the website is
a reflection of Beam’s position in the global satellite communications market.
The company has grown from the developer of a satellite terminal for a local
service provider, to a highly respected Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
working with the biggest names in the MSS industry.
Today, Beam is recognised as an
innovator and developer of products that have an impact on society. Used in the
most remote and hostile places on the planet, the company’s creativity and
technological expertise, enables it to solve some of the most challenging
“It is vitally important that Beam can reach out
to our growing global customer base and to our valued resellers,” continues
Capocchi. “The website allows us to do this in a very efficient way. Beam
places great emphasis on our customer relationships, many of which have
developed over years of business together. We also look forward to introducing
new companies to our products and services. Through our website, we can be even
more efficient and continue to provide the highest quality service to all of
our customers, no matter where in the world they are.”
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 11 February 2016: Beam Communications
has today announced Telstra will sell the innovative Iridium GO!®nationally from today.
a wholly own subsidiary of ASX listed World Reach Limited (ASX: WWR), designed
and manufactures the product under an OEM arrangement for Iridium
“Powered by the
world's furthest reaching network, the Iridium GO!® is a compact, rugged and portable device that provides global
voice calling and SMS solutions and enhanced messaging and email capabilities through optimised apps for any Android
or iOS device,” Beam Communications CEO Michael Capocchi said.
“A major benefit of
the Australian designed Iridium GO!® is it enables satellite connectivity to the Iridium satellite
network for mobile devices where terrestrial networks do not provide coverage
or when they may become unavailable. ” Mr Capocchi said.
“Simply flip up the
integrated antenna and the battery-powered unit connects quickly and
automatically to the Iridium low-Earth orbit satellite constellation to extend
the functionality of the mobile devices. It’s possible to connect and operate
up to five devices within this area using the Iridium GO!® application on each device, “
Iridium GO!® supports a range of global
communications, including: voice calling, SMS, email, social networking, photo
sharing and SOS Alert and Tracking capabilities.
Iridium GO! App - iOS
“I like how the
Iridium GO!® can be taken
anywhere.” Said Rick O’Brien from the Offroad Adventure Show. “It’s small enough to fit in a pocket and,
like other Iridium devices, ruggedized to withstand rain, sand, dust and rough
use. It can be carried, easily stowed in a backpack or mounted in vehicles and
for use in possibly any mobile applications.”
a Telstra Mobile Satellite service package is available now at Telstra
retailers nationally and through the World Reach subsidiary, online satellite
phone sales business, SatPhone