Thuraya unveils smart satellite solutions for mobility, big data and analytics at CommunicAsia 2019
Dubai, 17 June 2019: Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), today announced it is unveiling its newest smart solutions for the fast growing APAC market at CommunicAsia 2019. The role of mobile satellite communications in shaping a connected future is certainly not miniscule. By combining the power of L-band with the dexterity of GSM and the global reach of Ku, Thuraya provides users unrivalled access to voice, broadband and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications on a plethora of platforms and networks – multiplicity, being a key enabler of smart, connected technologies.
Affirming Thuraya’s plans to strengthen its services across the region, Chief Commercial Officer, Shawkat Ahmed states, “I foresee exciting times ahead for us in APAC. We are fully committed to expanding our capabilities, diversifying portfolio offerings and improving our relevance in the region, where we have had a strong foothold since 2001. Asia constitutes a great opportunity and a key area of growth for our partners and the many sectors we serve.”
Providing in-depth coverage across Asia and the Oceania, Thuraya has an outstanding, 2-decade old record of fulfilling its commitments to governments, MNOs, energy and maritime corporations. The company is therefore, well positioned to meet the burgeoning needs of its APAC customers.
Shawkat further elaborates on Thuraya’s evolving regional presence: “In the past year, we signed a number of strategic partnership agreements and are redoubling our focus on this strategic market. At CommunicAsia 2019, we are on the lookout for new partners and ventures to advance our Maritime, IoT/M2M businesses as well as fuel further interest in our award-winning voice solutions.”
CommunicAsia continues to be Thuraya’s chief access point to key ICT players and customers in Asia. This year, Thuraya is lifting the lid on an enhanced version of its highly successful dual mode, tracking and monitoring solution – the T2M-DUAL - tailored for niche operations such as fleet management, renewable energy, security and surveillance. Visitors also have a great opportunity to view and experience some groundbreaking satcom innovations at Thuraya booth #1T1-01 such as the MSUA award-winning, world’s first Android SAT-GSM phone, X5-Touch; top-selling mobile asset and location tracker, T2M-DUAL as well as the world’s first SAT-LTE broadband hotspot, WE.
About Thuraya Telecommunications Company
Thuraya, is the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), fully owned by Mubadala Investment Company. Established in 1997, Thuraya offers innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including maritime, energy, government, broadcast media, military, aerospace and humanitarian NGO. Thuraya’s superior network enables clear communications and uninterrupted coverage across two-thirds of the globe by MSS, global VSAT coverage and around the world through its unique GSM roaming capabilities. The company’s diverse range of technologically advanced and dependable mobile satellite handsets and broadband devices provide ease of use, value, quality and efficiency. Through relevant partnerships, Thuraya stays ahead by delivering solutions and supporting applications that meet the rapidly transforming nature of market demands. Thuraya remains committed to keeping everyone within reach in any circumstance by making accessible the essential tools required for vital connectivity.