Thuraya Appoints Vice President of Innovation

DUBAI – September 24, 2013 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced that Randy C. Roberts has joined the Company as Vice President of Innovation. In the newly created role, Roberts will oversee product development, product management and solutions engineering. Roberts will report to Samer Halawi, Chief Executive Officer of Thuraya and will serve as a member of the Company’s Executive Team.

SMART solutions for Filipinos at sea

September proved to be a great month for launches where we announced the new version of the Thuraya SatSleeve globally to keen media and customer interest.

In Asia, our regional team worked with SMART Communications in the Philippines to launch the new crew calling service, Marino PhonePal for Filipino seafarers.

Connecting communities in support of the Tigris River Flotilla in Iraq

DUBAI, UAE, September 16, 2013 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, is supporting Nature Iraq to raise awareness of the conservation of natural resources and cultural heritage of the Tigris and Euphrates River Valley. Thuraya will be sponsoring the team with the Thuraya IP+ broadband terminal as well as airtime to help them stay connected as they embark on their inaugural journey down the river.