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Thuraya Expands its Range of Innovative Data Products with the Launch of the Thuraya IP+

03/12/2013

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (March 12, 2013) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today announced the launch of Thuraya IP+, the latest addition to its expanding portfolio of mobile satellite broadband terminals.

Thuraya IP+ is the fastest and lightest mobile satellite broadband terminal. Without compromising on portability, it is also designed to achieve the fastest IP speeds, ensuring quick and reliable access to broadband data services over Thuraya's extensive satellite network. Enhanced capabilities facilitate a wide range of applications including live high quality video broadcasting, web browsing, email, social media communications, data transfer and VoIP applications, as well as access to corporate networks from remote locations.

Thuraya's Vice President of Marketing, T. Sanford Jewett, said: "Thuraya's expanding range of satellite broadband products are engineered to set a new standard for convenience and portability. With the launch of Thuraya IP+, we have demonstrated our continued commitment to developing innovative broadband data products and robust mobile communication solutions to meet the demands of our diverse market segments."

Weighing just 1.4 kilograms and smaller than a regular laptop, Thuraya IP+ can be rapidly deployed to support high-bandwidth applications, at speeds of up to 444kbps on standard IP and 384kbps on streaming IP with a built-in antenna. The satellite broadband terminal can be configured to provide asymmetric streaming capabilities, enabling users to control their upload and download speeds based on usage requirements, to optimize bandwidth cost.

A highly portable and rugged device, Thuraya IP+ is ideal for various mission-critical operations such as broadcast media, defense, telemedicine and disaster response. Thuraya's congestion-free satellite network helps to further ensure uninterrupted mobile broadband access. From supporting offshore operations to establishing critical field communication links, Thuraya IP+ provides the portable connectivity required by Thuraya's customers who live and work beyond the reach of traditional terrestrial networks.

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 more information visit www.thuraya.com.

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

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