November 26, 2014 was a night to remember as Thuraya was honored by Telecom Review, winning its Satellite Operator of the Year award. The award was presented to our CEO, Samer Halawi at Telecom Review’s its fifth annual It’s All About Networking Summit in Dubai.
Thuraya was awarded the recognition as a result of our success in delivering innovative mobile satellite solutions. A pioneer responsible for disrupting the satellite industry through its focus on innovation and convergence, Thuraya is responsible for delivering high-quality products with flexible airtime that meet the demands of users across sectors such as energy, maritime, media, government, M2M and relief.
Thuraya is the first satellite operator to deliver BYOD to users through its game-changing SatSleeve. The company’s innovation strategy further extends to its distribution channels where it has announced agreements with leading Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) including SoftBank Mobile in Japan, ChungHwa Telecom in Taiwan and Airtel Africa. The company leads the convergence of satellite and terrestrial communications by enabling MNOs to offer 100% geographic coverage and provide cutting-edge mobile satellite solutions to their customers.