Dubai, November 14, 2012: Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, today announced it was recognized as Satellite Communications Player of the Year by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) at the BroadcastPro Middle East 2012 Awards event held in Dubai on November 12. Thuraya was given the award for supporting Journalism on-the-move and providing connectivity to those who are putting their lives on the line to report on important events across the region.
Dubai, November 13, 2012: Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the appointment of Joseph R. (JR) Francis as its Regional Director, North America. Mr. Francis will be based in the U.S. and will oversee business development and solidify Thuraya’s support of the Government market. His areas of focus will include operations, management and support of Service Partners and identification of new market opportunities.