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Satcom Direct signs up as a Thuraya Service Partner Dubai, United Arab Emirates -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...

Thuraya Appoints Ahmad Al Shareef as Head of Human Resources and Support Operations -Wednesday 8 January 2014  

huraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced the appointment of Ahmad Mustafa Al Shareef as Senior Director of Human Resources and Support Operations as of January 2, 2014. As Thuraya’s new Head of Human Resources, Al Shareef is responsible for...

Thuraya Sponsors Global Voices with the Thuraya IP+ at News Xchange 2013 -Wednesday 20 November 2013

Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced its sponsorship of Global Voices in recognition of the online community’s groundbreaking work with citizen media and user generated content. The sponsorship was announced on November 15 at the annual Eurovision News Xchange...

Thuraya and SRT Wireless Launch the VIPturbo Module -Tuesday 19 November 2013

Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services Operator, and SRT Wireless today announced the availability of the Thuraya VIPturbo Module. Developed by SRT Wireless, the VIPturbo Module can serve as the engine for new broadband terminals for the Thuraya satellite network.   Manufacturers...

SMART Communications and Thuraya Deploy Mobile Satellite Handsets to Establish Critical Connectivity in the Philippines -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...