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Thuraya Participates in the NAJAH 2013 Career Fair Dubai, United Arab Emirates -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...

Thuraya and OneAccess Announce Optimized Solutions for Broadband Connectivity ON-THE-GO -Thursday 14 March 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and its Solution Partner OneAccess, a leading manufacturer of multi-service routers and Carrier Ethernet access devices today announced a strategic partnership that they will provide users of Thuraya IP terminals...

Thuraya Opens Communication Lines for Freelance Journalists through its Thuraya IP+ Terminal -Wednesday 13 March 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, in partnership with the Rory Peck Trust, a non-profit independent organization dedicated to the support, safety and welfare of freelance news gatherers, have come together to sponsor award-winning freelance...

Thuraya Expands its Range of Innovative Data Products with the Launch of the Thuraya IP+ -Tuesday 12 March 2013

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today announced the launch of Thuraya IP+, the latest addition to its expanding portfolio of mobile satellite broadband terminals. Thuraya IP+ is the fastest and lightest mobile satellite broadband...

Thuraya Partners with Softbank Mobile of Japan to Offer Mobile Satellite Services -Monday 17 December 2012

Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and Softbank Mobile, a telecommunications leader in Japan today announced they have signed an agreement with the goal of bringing mobile satellite communication services for Japanese business, enterprise, and consumer...

Two Independent Members to Join Thuraya Board of Directors -Monday 2 April 2012

Thuraya, the leading international mobile satellite operator, concluded elections of a new Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting on April 1st. With those elections, two independent members join the Board for a term of 3 years. They are Mr. Michael Butler, former President & Chief...

Thuraya Launches Latest Generation of Dual-Mode Satellite & GSM Phone “XT-DUAL” -Wednesday 7 March 2012

Thuraya, the leading international mobile satellite operator with a record of over 600,000 phones sold to date, has launched today the most advanced dual mode handheld phone that features both GSM and satellite capabilities. The introduction of this unique phone, branded XT-DUAL, makes Thuraya...

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