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Ministry of Interior Council in Al Ain Discusses Naturalization and Residency Services ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday 18 December 2015  

Participants at the Ministry of Interior’s Council called for concerted efforts between all competent authorities and local community in order in order to address the issue of illegal infiltrators and offender residents. They also called for unifying visa application procedures at the...

Abu Dhabi Traffic: To Enhance Students’ Safety during the Holiday Break -Friday 18 December 2015  

  The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police called upon parents and families to support the efforts exerted to ensure students’ safety during the first semester holiday break. Moreover, the directorate stressed the right of children to enjoy a carefree vacation and to...

Philip Morris Asia Limited Comments on Tribunal’s Decision to Decline Jurisdiction in Arbitration Against Commonwealth... -Friday 18 December 2015

  (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMAL), a Hong Kong company that is the parent of Philip Morris Australia, said today that an arbitral tribunal has declined jurisdiction to hear the merits of PMAL’s case against the Commonwealth of Australia under Australia’s 1993...

GSMA Welcomes Mobile Industry Agreement on Technology Standards for Global Low Power Wide Area Market -Friday 18 December 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the mobile industry has agreed on technology standards for the emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) market and these standards have been accepted by 3GPP. Industry alignment over common standards for Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT), Extended Coverage GPRS...

Gartner Positions Cigniti Technologies as a “Challenger” in Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services,... -Thursday 10 December 2015

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute   (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cigniti Technologies, a leading provider of independent software testing services globally, today announced that it has been positioned as a “Challenger” in the Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for...

Thuraya appoints Keith Murray to lead Maritime Product Management -Monday 2 February 2015

 Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator has further strengthened its maritime team with the appointment of Keith Murray as Maritime Product Manager, based in Dubai.   Murray’s key tasks will be to increase the penetration of the Orion IP maritime...

Thuraya Unveils the Industry’s Best-Value Satellite Phone -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...