News Articles

Thuraya Unveils the Industry’s Best-Value Satellite Phone Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday 15 December 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today launched the industry’s best-value satellite phone, Thuraya XT-LITE. The entry-level satellite phone provides users with instant satellite connectivity at an unbeatable value. The Thuraya XT-LITE is...

Thuraya Enhances Partnership Agreement with the ITU to Provide Mobile Satellite Communications for Emergency Response -Thursday 4 December 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced it has increased its commitment to emergency communications response with the donation of Thuraya satellite phones to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Thuraya is providing the...

Thuraya Donates Satellite Equipment and Airtime to the Fishermen Association and Red Crescent on the Occasion of the... -Monday 1 December 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced that it has donated mobile satellite equipment and airtime in support of the Fishermen Association and Red Crescent, Sharjah Branch in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Fishermen Association...

Thuraya and Dubai Police Launch Thuraya SOS Service -Sunday 23 November 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator and the Dubai Police today announced the launch of the Thuraya SOS service. With immediate effect, Thuraya XT users in the region can send a pre-programmed SMS with their GPS coordinates to the Dubai Police in...

Airtel Africa launches Thuraya satellite services in 12 countries -Monday 3 November 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, and Airtel Africa, today announced the commercial launch of Thuraya’s mobile satellite products and services across 12 countries in Africa. Thuraya’s satellite phones and IP+ broadband terminals can now...

Thuraya partners with SOS Children’s Villages to connect remote communities in the Central African Republic -Thursday 23 October 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced its partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International’s Gulf Area Office to bring satellite connectivity to remote communities in the Central African Republic (CAR). The collaboration...

Thuraya supports Dubai’s Information City’s “Educate a Child, Build a Nation” initiative in advocacy of computer... -Tuesday 21 October 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced its support for Information City’s “Educate a Child, Build a Nation” initiative, which advocates computer literacy for children in the UAE.   Ahmad Al Shareef, Vice President of...

Thuraya Launches its First Ruggedized Satellite Broadband Terminal With MIL-SPEC Components -Monday 16 June 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today announced the launch of the Thuraya IP Commander, its first ruggedized satellite broadband terminal designed using MIL-SPEC components. The terminal will be commercially available from all Thuraya...

Thuraya Launches Atlas IP to Meet the Market Need For Affordable, Feature-Rich Maritime Broadband -Monday 2 June 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator has further extended its maritime product portfolio with the launch of Atlas IP, a feature-rich broadband satellite terminal.   Thuraya Atlas IP is the second maritime-specific product launched by Thuraya in...

Thuraya and ViaSat Form M2M Partnership -Monday 19 May 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) have signed a partnership agreement to develop and launch a dedicated Machine-to-Machine (M2M) platform combined with M2M specific products and commercial packages. Together, the...

Thuraya Collaborates with Western Union -Thursday 24 April 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, today announced their agreement to offer top-up services for Thuraya prepaid SIMs for voice and data services using the Western Union® Quick...

Satcom Direct signs up as a Thuraya Service Partner -Tuesday 22 April 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, today announced its partnership with Satcom Direct, a US-based provider of voice and data communication services. The agreement will see Satcom Direct expand its portfolio of mobile satellite services for its...

Thuraya Hosts Space Pioneer Event in Abu Dhabi -Tuesday 1 April 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator hosted its Space Pioneer event in Abu Dhabi last Thursday. The event was under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of International Development, and was attended by the...

Thuraya Partners with Airtel Africa to Bring Mobile Satellite Connectivity to 17 Countries across Africa -Monday 31 March 2014

Unique partnership agreement to expand mobile connectivity and help bridge the digital divide in Africa   Airtel Africa retail outlets and enterprise team to offer full suite of Thuraya satellite products including the SatSleeve, XT satellite phones and broadband terminals bundled...

Thuraya Brings Talia Onboard as a New Service Partner -Monday 10 March 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, today announced its partnership with Talia, a top-tier provider of data communications and voice services.   Headquartered in the UK, Talia owns and operates a teleport facility in Germany and offers...

Thuraya Debuts its First Dedicated Vehicular Broadband Terminal -Monday 24 February 2014

 Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has launched its first dedicated vehicular IP broadband terminal. Designed and manufactured by Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions, Thuraya IP Voyager is a...

Smart Communications expands partnership with Thuraya to offer emergency preparedness solutions in the Philippines -Thursday 20 February 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator has been selected by Smart Communications to provide mobile satellite handsets and airtime services to its subscribers in the Philippines. The multi-year deal will see Smart partner with Thuraya on a combined...

Thuraya Unveils Orion IP Maritime Broadband Terminal -Thursday 30 January 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has launched its first dedicated maritime broadband terminal as it strengthens its focus on this growing segment.   Thuraya Orion IP is a maritime-specific broadband terminal manufactured by Hughes Network...

Badan SAR Nasional Selects Thuraya Services to Provide Vital Satellite Communications for Search and Rescue Efforts in... -Tuesday 21 January 2014

Solutions from Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, have been selected by Badan SAR Nasional which is the National Search and Rescue Agency for the Republic of Indonesia to improve its search and rescue efforts in the...

Thuraya launches SatSleeve for Android -Wednesday 15 January 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today launched the latest edition of the Thuraya SatSleeve designed for Android-based smartphones. Compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4, the new game-changing product allows Samsung Galaxy users to...