Thuraya is Telecom Sponsor of UAE’s Sir Bu Nair Sailing Race

Abu Dhabi, 25th May 2011: Thuraya Telecommunications Company will be the official telecom sponsor for the second year of the Sir Bu Nair Dhow Race that is taking place in the UAE on May 28th. During the race, the media reporters will be deploying the world’s smallest satellite broadband solution “Thuraya IP” to provide real-time updates of news, videos and photos of this prestigious long distance 60ft sailing dhow event.

Thuraya XT’s Data Speed Makes it Appealing to Expeditionists

Abu Dhabi, 23rd May 2011: When embarking on a new mountain expedition, professional mountaineer Arnold Coster ensures that he has a Thuraya XT handheld as part of his gear. He has deployed the satellite handheld, which is known as the world’s toughest satellite phone, for his last six 8,000 meter mountaineering adventures. His latest mountain challenge has been a trek up Everest where he has relied heavily on the data services of Thuraya XT, which provides the fastest data service in the satellite handheld market.

Thuraya Among Sponsors of Green Technology Initiative Race in Australia

Abu Dhabi, 24th April 2011: Thuraya Telecommunications Company will be sponsoring the Istanbul University Solar Race Team in the World Solar Challenge across the continent of Australia. During this week-long international green technology initiative,
the Turkish racers will be depending on Thuraya IP, the world’s smallest satellite broadband solution supporting 384 Kbps data streaming, and Thuraya XT, world’s toughest satellite handheld, as their full communication solutions.

Thuraya Satcom Solutions Deployed for Japanese Relief Operations

Abu Dhabi, 21st March 2011: Following the devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake which struck Japan, triggering the 23-foot Tsunami that damaged the terrestrial fixed and mobile networks, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in coordination with Thuraya have deployed vital satellite communication equipment to enable relief efforts. This includes the world’s smallest broadband solution, Thuraya IP and satellite handheld phones.

Tetra Communications to DistributeThuraya Broadband and Voice Solutions in Europe

Abu Dhabi Dhabi, 16th March 2011: Thuraya has announced the signing of a key distribution agreement with European telecommunications specialists, Tetra Communications. The Athens-based distributor holds strong relationships with leading Government and military organisations in Greece. Under this agreement, Tetra Communications will market Thuraya’s voice and broadband data services in Greece and surrounding NATO countries.