+61 2 43210727 sales@design9.com.au

M2M satellite connectivity


Rail and Energy

Offshore Asset Management

Utility Network Communications

Design9 is a business that specialises in M2M satellite connectivity.  We provide services using a 3G  Geostationary Satellite IP network.
Design9 provide tailored solutions including:

  • Private network via VPN or MetroEthernet
  • Private or Public IP Ranges
  • In house manufacture of specialised brackets and cables
  • Software Services
  • Tailored services contracts
  • Bulk data plans for data spread across hundreds or thousands of terminals
  • Advanced warranty, exchange at no charge on connected terminals
  • Extended warranties of up to 5 Years on Hughes terminals
  • Platforms to control and monitor connectivity status.

To create innovative solutions that connect our customers remote equipment


The all New Cobham Explorer 540 dual mode 3G terminal. Works on both cellular and satellite networks.

Design 9 Customers

Design9 customers are able to get real time status and control of their terminals using services which are integrated into the Inmarsat network.

We provide online tools which are not available elsewhere via our online web platform.

  • Real time firewall control
  • Current session status and current IP address.
  • Current data usage including intermediate call data records
  • Customer usage control with configurable warning emails and auto suspends.
  • Dashboard view of all terminals including connection status, location, firmware version.
  • Free firmware upgrades over the air for M2M terminals.

Design9 is 100% Australian owned company formed in 2009 from existing SPs combining to form a M2M business.

Our focus is on maintaining our reputation as the specialist for Inmarsat M2M services. Our engineers maintain the highest standards in both software and hardware solutions.
In our service team, we have experts in the field.


Software Solutions

Our software team consists of experts in Java, C, Python, SQL databases, LUA and embedded devices. We have developed both software and hardware to accompany the Inmarsat range of product  in house using these experts skill sets.
Currently in 2014, there are 4 permanent staff employed in the software department with services occurring both in house and to external clients.