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Thuraya and OneAccess Announce Optimized Solutions for Broadband Connectivity On-the-Go

03/14/2013

DUBAI, UAE (March 14, 2013) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and its Solution Partner OneAccess, a leading manufacturer of multi-service routers and Carrier Ethernet access devices today announced a strategic partnership that they will provide users of Thuraya IP terminals with three new customized solutions.

Ahmed AL Shamsi, Chief Technology Officer at Thuraya said: "Today's mobile worker, whether in the corporate or media sector, demands secure, high-speed connection coupled with the ability to transfer and transmit files without sacrificing workload capacity through their IP terminals. Thuraya and OneAccess recognize this and have developed these solutions to enhance IP performance to support the needs of our users."

With effect from today, all Thuraya IP terminals will have access to the following solutions:

  • Up to 10 times' faster Virtual Private Network (VPN) through an advanced router that includes data redundancy elimination technology, firewall, QoS and link management capabilities
  • Optimized link bonding that combines link management with acceleration and compression technology to bond streams from multiple Thuraya IP terminals. The OneAccess solution balances the video stream over multiple links to enable the video stream to be transmitted in real-time with the right quality.
  • Enhanced surfing speed with WEBcompress, which dramatically minimizes transferred content and shortens web page loading times by up to a 75% volume reduction on the first-time load of web pages.

Bertrand Meis, OneAccess' Chief Executive Officer said, "Through our partnership with Thuraya, we have developed practical solutions based on feedback derived from the end-users. While we have the expertise in software development, Thuraya has the capacity to accelerate these solutions to market in a very timely manner."   

About OneAccess Networks
OneAccess Networks (www.oneaccess-net.com) is a global supplier of multi-service routers and Carrier Ethernet access devices enabling service providers to deliver high performance, managed converged services to the small-medium business and enterprise. OneAccess Networks has over 140 service provider customers including four of the top five service providers in Europe. OneAccess is the number two branch office router solution provider worldwide. For more information visit www.oneaccess-net.com.

For further information contact:
David Mclean/Andy Parker
Cohesive Communications
[email protected]
+44 (0) 1291 626200
Follow OneAccess on:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/oneaccess
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/OneAccessNetworks

About Thuraya Telecommunications Company
Thuraya Telecommunications Company is an industry leading MSS operator and a global telecommunication provider offering innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including energy, broadcast media, maritime, military and humanitarian NGO.

Thuraya's superior network enables clear communications and uninterrupted coverage across two thirds of the globe by satellite and across the whole planet through its unique GSM roaming capabilities. The company's diverse range of technologically superior and highly reliable mobile satellite handsets and broadband devices provide ease of use, value, quality and efficiency.

Thuraya remains committed to serving humanity through delivering the essential tools for optimal connectivity, never leaving anyone out of reach.

For further information please contact:
Shereen Hanafi
Director of Communications
Thuraya
Tel: + 971-4-4488-888
Email: [email protected]

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