Thuraya delivers 100 percent connectivity with Airtel Ghana

Dubai, UAE and Ghana, July 26, 2015 – Leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, Thuraya Telecommunications, in partnership with Airtel Ghana, has announced its strategic launch to provide Ghanaians with 100 percent coverage through terrestrial and mobile satellite connectivity.

Thuraya’s satellite-based solutions help bridge the digital divide both for individuals and businesses. The unique agreement with Airtel Ghana gives people living in rural and remote areas greater and clearer access to voice and data connectivity.

Arianespace’s launch cadence continues: the Ariane 5 arrives for a September dual-payload mission with NBN Co 1A and ARSAT-2

Arianespace is maintaining its 2015 mission pace as components for another Ariane 5 have arrived in French Guiana – with the latest heavy-lift vehicle scheduled to orbit two telecommunications spacecraft during September: NBN Co 1A for Australia’s National Broadband Network, and ARSAT-2 for Argentinean satellite operator ARSAT.

Participants in the world’s toughest adventure race rely on Thuraya IP+ to complete 1,038 km challenge

DUBAI, UAE, July 22, 2015 – The toughest race in the world, the Red Bull X-Alps, where athletes are pushed to the limit during 14 days of paragliding, hiking and running, has been won for the fourth time by Christian Maurer of Switzerland.

The intense challenge, in which athletes hike 2,000 meters up a mountain and paraglide for several hours a day as they race from East to West of the Alps, tests fitness, endurance and discipline skills to the extreme.