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SMART Communications and Thuraya Deploy Mobile Satellite Handsets to Establish Critical Connectivity in the Philippines Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday 15 November 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator is working closely with their Service Partner, SMART Communications, to facilitate relief efforts in the typhoon-stricken municipalities of the Philippines. To date, Thuraya and Smart have deployed over 100...

Thuraya Brings Mobile Satellite Connectivity to Africa -Monday 11 November 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, announced today that the Thuraya SatSleeve, a versatile and user-friendly device which brings satellite connectivity to the Apple® iPhone® is now available in Africa. The Company also announced the...

Thuraya and Vocality Announce Strategic Partnership -Tuesday 5 November 2013

Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services Operator and Vocality, a leading network router manufacturer for the defense and first responder sectors today announced a strategic partnership agreement. The new agreement enables Thuraya to provide Vocality solutions through its global network of...

Thuraya Successfully Participates in the NAJAH Career Fair -Monday 4 November 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced its successful inaugural participation at NAJAH 2013, one of the largest career fairs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from October 29 – 31,...

Thuraya SatSleeve Wins Lloyd’s List Innovation Award -Wednesday 30 October 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has been named winner of the Innovation Award at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent 2013 Awards. Thuraya won the award for the Thuraya SatSleeve, its unique satellite adaptor for the...

Thuraya Certifies RedPort Optimizer -Tuesday 29 October 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and RedPort Global, a leader in data and throughput optimization services, today announced the successful certification of the RedPort Optimizer satellite Wi-Fi router and the RedPort XGate satellite email and data...

Thuraya Appoints Vice President of Innovation -Tuesday 24 September 2013  

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced that Randy C. Roberts has joined the Company as Vice President of Innovation. In the newly created role, Roberts will oversee product development, product management and solutions engineering....

SMART Communications Selects Thuraya for Crew Calling Service that Keeps Filipino Seafarers in Touch -Monday 9 September 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has been selected by SMART Communications of the Philippines for the launch of its new crew calling service, Marino PhonePal. The multi-year deal will see SMART partner with Thuraya on network services and...

Thuraya Unveils New SatSleeve -Wednesday 4 September 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today launched a new edition of the Thuraya SatSleeve, the world’s first and only satellite adaptor for the iPhone®. The new release not only allows users to make phone calls and to send SMS messages via...

Thuraya Participates in the NAJAH 2013 Career Fair -Sunday 1 September 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced its inaugural participation at NAJAH 2013, one of the largest career fairs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at booth A16 in Hall 3. Held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from...

Thuraya Reaches New Heights with Adrian Hayes on the K2 Expedition -Monday 15 July 2013

Eighteen days after leaving for the K2 expedition, UAE-based British adventurer Adrian Hayes and his team have reached base camp at K2, the second-highest mountain on Earth, on the border of Pakistan and China. Record-breaking explorer and adventurer, Hayes plans to reach the summit of the...

Thuraya Secures Multi-Million Dollar Long-Term Financing -Thursday 20 June 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading mobile satellite services operator is pleased to announce it has secured a term financing facility through Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB). Thuraya will use the proceeds to upgrade its network infrastructure and to support further development and expansion...

Thuraya Strengthens Its Partnership With Astrium Services With the Launch of IP+, SatSleeve and Maritime Broadband in... -Tuesday 18 June 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced a strengthened alliance with its global service partner, Astrium Services, the leading service provider for satellite-based services. The companies have been close partners for over 13 years,...

Thuraya joins the Space Data Association -Monday 27 May 2013

The Space Data Association (SDA) which has been established by commercial satellite operators to improve the safety and efficiency of space operations, today announced that Thuraya Telecommunications, the leading Mobile Satellite Services operator will join the organization as a Member. The SDA...

Thuraya Creates a New Division to Spearhead Mobile Satellite Technological Innovation -Wednesday 15 May 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator announced today the formation of a new division focused on spearheading strategic initiatives for the development and implementation of innovation in products, services, and business models. This organizational enhancement...

Thuraya expands its GSM roaming coverage across the Americas -Wednesday 17 April 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced that it has extended its GSM roaming coverage to 11 additional countries across the Americas in partnership with leading telecommunications providers, Claro and Telefónica. A subsidiary of América...

Thuraya Appoints Eric Béranger to its Board of Directors -Monday 8 April 2013

 Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, announced today the appointment of Eric Béranger to its Board of Directors. Béranger will be occupying the Board seat recently vacated by Charles Moore of Lockheed Martin, who recently retired on March...

Thuraya SatSleeve Brings Satellite Connectivity to the iPhone -Wednesday 20 March 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, announced today the launch of the Thuraya SatSleeve, a versatile and user-friendly  device that brings satellite connectivity to the Apple® iPhone®. A significant breakthrough in the mobile satellite...

Thuraya Announces Strategic Partnership with AT&T That Enables Roaming in the USA -Tuesday 19 March 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced a strategic partnership with AT&T Inc., the premier communications holding company and one of the world’s largest carriers, which will provide outbound GSM roaming for voice and data services to...

Cygnus signs on first broadcast customer for the new Thuraya IP+ -Thursday 14 March 2013

Thuraya Service Partner, Cygnus today announced the extension of their relationship with Al Aan TV with the deployment of Thuraya IP+ terminals which are the latest addition to Thuraya’s expanding portfolio of mobile satellite broadband terminals. Thuraya IP+ is the fastest and lightest...