Thuraya offers cost-effective satellite-based mobile telephone services to nearly one third of the globe. Through its dynamic dual mode handsets and satellite payphones, Thuraya enhances freedom of movement and connectivity.
Thuraya’s US$1 billion regional mobile telecommunications via satellite (GMPCS) system helps meet the need for affordable, high-quality mobile phone services to urban hubs as well as remote communities.
Thuraya offers satellite, cellular (GSM) service and location determination system (GPS) in a single dual mode handset that is lightweight, elegant and easy to use. The dynamic handset offers voice, data, fax and short messaging services .
Thurayas geo-synchronous satellite provides border-to-border coverage to a footprint area of more than 110 countries. Thuraya’s coverage spans Europe, North, Central Africa and large parts of Southern Africa, the Middle East, Central and South Asia. Thuraya’s services extends beyond boundaries of terrestrial networks and reach remote areas not accessible by conventional modes of mobile telecommunications.
Thuraya provides its services in a region characterized by its fixed line and cellular teledensity. Thuraya brings satellite telecommunication down from a luxury item for the affluent, to a modern yet affordable tool within the reach of the average person, whether residing in an urban area or the remotest part of geographically vast countries.