The first spacecraft for Europe’s Copernicus Earth observation program – Sentinel-1A – is now undergoing pre-launch checkout at the Spaceport, readying it for an April 3 liftoff on Arianespace’s next Soyuz flight from French Guiana.
Providing an online forum for sharing photos and messages while at sea, Crewtoo is the largest social network dedicated to mariners
Rockville, Md. – Wednesday, February 26, 2014 – The Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) today announced the winners of its 2014 Awards, with the Pioneer Award made to Mr. Daniel Lévesque, former head of the Cospas-Sarsat Secretariat, for his lasting contributions in key leadership roles in the Cospas-Sarsat Program and the Innovation Award made to Thuraya Telecommunications Company for its SatSleeve product, the world’s first satellite adaptor for the smartphone.
DUBAI, UAE, February 24, 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 cost-effective, high-quality satellite terminal designed for end-users in the government, oil and gas, media, and relief sectors.
Record full year 2013 revenues; $162.3 million; mini-VSAT Broadband business continues to grow strongly with Q4 airtime revenue up 33% year-over-year
DUBAI, UAE, February 20, 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 voice services and handset offer branded as SmartSAT. This new agreement is an expansion of Smart’s highly successful crew calling service, Phone Pal which was launched in September 2013.
Potential for KVH to supply 144 SATCOM systems for Ultra-Light Aircraft Detection (ULAD) platforms being used for homeland security initiatives
Success of recent turnaround programme confirmed by accelerating revenue growth in 2013
Strategic focus now on driving industry innovation, on increasing market share, on expanding coverage and on leading the convergence in satellite and terrestrial mobile
February 18, 2014 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading international Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today provided an update on its transformation programme, recent strong performance, and its plans for growth.
Samer Halawi, CEO of Thuraya, said: