Newtec iDirect MDM3315 Satellite Modem

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MDM3315 Satellite Modem

The MDM3315 Satellite Modem is a compact, high-throughput modem particularly suited for the mid-range of applications and markets. It is supported on each of iDirect’s platforms – Dialog, Velocity and Evolution. The MDM3315 offers investment protection by its flexibility and the fact that it is engineered for iDirect’s next generation technology.

$ 1.985

Unlocking the Future: The Power of Newtec Dialog Modems

In today’s digital era, where connectivity is the backbone of our daily operations and a critical asset for global enterprises, the demand for efficient, reliable, and scalable communication solutions is paramount. The Newtec Dialog modem series emerges as a beacon of innovation in the satellite communications landscape, promising to redefine the standards of connectivity across various sectors.

Platform Choice, Investment Protection, and Ultimate Flexibility

Introducing the MDM3315, the latest addition to our mid-range modem portfolio, exemplifying versatility and forward-thinking design. It seamlessly integrates with all three iDirect VSAT platforms—Dialog, Velocity, and Evolution—offering unprecedented multi-platform support. This modem is not just a piece of hardware; it’s a gateway to the future, ensuring your investment is protected and your network is ready for tomorrow’s challenges.

The MDM3315: A Versatile Performer

Designed to excel in a diverse array of markets including enterprise, cellular backhaul, maritime, broadcast, and government, the MDM3315 stands out with its peak throughput of 150/70 Mbps. Its compatibility with High Throughput Satellites (HTS) and Very High Throughput Satellites (VHTS) makes it an ideal choice for demanding applications. The ease of installation through web GUIs and remote commissioning capabilities allows service providers to deploy quickly and cost-effectively.

Seamless Upgrade Path from X7

The MDM3315 is engineered to offer significant enhancements over the X7, including a dual receiver, higher throughput capabilities, and a 4-port Ethernet switch. Its design ensures a smooth transition for existing users, offering both software and hardware compatibility with a familiar form factor.

Designed for Diverse Applications

Whether for fixed or mobility applications, the MDM3315 is equipped to handle the demands of today’s dynamic communication needs. It supports advanced modulation and coding schemes up to 64APSK, ensuring efficient use of satellite bandwidth. Mobility support through OpenAMIP and GXT file integration, along with optional 256-bit AES encryption, underscores its suitability for secure, high-speed communications on the move.

Industry Endorsements

The MDM3315 has garnered praise from leading industry players, highlighting its impact on enhancing maritime connectivity and network efficiency. Its ability to support greater network efficiency and deliver fast speeds has been acknowledged by major satellite service providers, reinforcing its role as a key player in the future of satellite communications.

A Future-Proof Investment

The MDM3315 modem represents a strategic investment in the future of satellite communications, offering unparalleled flexibility, reliability, and scalability. Its design anticipates the evolving needs of the market, ensuring that users can leverage the latest technological advancements while maintaining compatibility with existing and future VSAT platforms.

As we navigate the complexities of today’s global communication needs, the Newtec Dialog series, exemplified by the MDM3315, stands ready to unlock the future, offering a pathway to seamless, efficient, and future-proof connectivity solutions.

About MDM3315
The MDM3315 is ideal for enterprise, cellular backhaul, maritime, broadcast, and government markets and supports a wide range of fixed IP, mobility, and multicasting services. Peak throughput reaches 150/70 Mbps and the wideband receive capability makes the MDM3315 a perfect fit for usage on HTS/VHTS. The modem’s ease of installation through web GUIs and remote commissioning applications allows services providers to deploy their services quickly, in a cost-effective way.

The MDM3315 modem is also available as a board level variant, the SMB3315, which is suitable for both fixed and COTM terminal solutions.

Ready to Upgrade from X7
The MDM3315 offers several enhancements when compared to the X7, making an upgrade more valuable. Some of these include a dual receiver, higher forward and return throughput, and a 4-port ethernet switch. With software and hardware parity and a similar form factor, the MDM3315 is a welcome upgrade.


Cellular backhaul

Features of MDM3315

  • For operation in Dialog, Evolution or Velocity networks
  • DVB-S2 (up to 45 Msps) / DVB-S2X* (up to 500 Msps) outbound
  • Supports DVB-S2X* MODCODS up to 64APSK
  • Return max rates up to 29 Msps (ATDMA), 64 Msps (SCPC), 40 Msps* (MX-DMA MRC)
  • Ideal for both fixed and mobility applications
  • OpenAMIP and GXT file support for mobility
  • Optional 256-bit AES encryption*
  • ATMEL chip for authentication
  • Embedded TCP acceleration, GTP acceleration and header compression
  • Tested, Certified & “Highly Satisfied”

    These and other top customers are ready to support MDM3315 implementation today.

    “MDM3315 is a great addition to the Eutelsat ADVANCE portfolio. It is aligned with our strategy to provide the most flexible options for maritime service providers to enhance customer experience with applications built on hybrid connectivity solutions.”

    – Stephen Conley, Eutelsat Director, Platform Strategy & Maritime Product

    “The MDM3315 has performed well on our FlexMaritime network based on Velocity as well as on Dialog service supporting greater network efficiency in both Forward and Return, and delivering blistering fast speed.”

    – Mike McNally, Intelsat Director Maritime Products

    “The MDM3315 modem’s capabilities make it a good fit for maritime, energy and mining customers that seek to ensure the flexibility of their service as innovation occurs.”

    – Rob McDermid, Speedcast VP Global Network Infrastructure

    “As Telenor Satellite operates all of ST Engineering iDirects’s VSAT platforms (Evolution, Velocity and Dialog), the multi-personality MDM3315 modem is a particularly welcome addition to their product family. It is ideally suited for maritime mobility applications, and its throughput capability allows it to take full advantage of the performance of HTS satellites such as our THOR 7.”

    – Jan Hetland, Telenor Satellite Director Data Services


  • DVB-S2 (up to 45Msps) / DVB-S2X (up to 500 Msps) outbound
  • Supports DVB-S2X MODCODS up to 64APSK
  • Return max rates up to 64 Msps (SCPC), 25 Msps (Mx-DMA)
  • Ideal for both fixed and mobility applications
  •  OpenAMIP and GXT file support for mobility
  • Security features with Optional AES128 scrambling
  • Embedded TCP acceleration, GTP acceleration and header compression

Modem Interfaces Management

Tx Interface
Connector F-Type 75 Ohm
Frequency range 950-2400 MHz
TX level -55 dBm to +5 dBm (Dialog)
-45 dBm to +5 dBm (Evolution/ Velocity)
BUC power supply 24V / 4A or 43~44VDC 3.5A
software selectable
BUC reference 10/50 MHz
BUC reference level 0 dBm

Rx Interface
Connector F-Type 75 Ohm
Frequency 950-2150 MHz
LNB power supply 13/18VDC 500mA
LNB band selection 13/18V or 22kHz tone, programmable
LNB polarization selection
13/18V or 22 kHz tone, programmable
Data Interface
LAN: Four 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet, auto MDI/MDIX