Thuraya mobile services are ideal for telephony services in underserved areas mainly in the following segments: individuals in need of reliable satellite communication, frequent Travelers, Oil and Gas, Construction, Tourism, Media, Agriculture, Forestry, Governments, UN and NGOs.
The satellite telecommunication services offered by Thuraya mobile handsets include:
- Location determination (GPS)
- Value Added Services
Thuraya satellite services offer seamless and superior, yet affordable connectivity. Whether in marine outposts, remote industrial sites, or even between patchy service networks, Thuraya users are able to keep in touch in ways never before imagined.
Designed to complement existing GSM networks and expand usage beyond conventional network coverage areas, Thuraya's mobile satellite services offer a broad range of services that include voice, data, fax, short messaging, GPS through its dual mode handsets
With a speed of up to 144 kbps on a shared channel, ThurayaDSL facilitates Internet services to Thuraya subscribers anytime and anywhere in Thuraya's coverage area. For people at sea, ThurayaMarine service is the ideal solution for maritime customers in need of integrated voice and data/fax services.
Thuraya Rural Communication services offer a quick, reliable and cost effective means of providing telecom access to remote and rural areas characterized by low population densities, highly scattered settlements and difficult terrains. These payphones are an important link between remote communities and industrial centers in Thuraya’s coverage area.
In addition, Thuraya’s diverse range of services includes Tracking Solution, Aeronautical and Satellite Capacity Leasing that cater to a wide variety of user segments in its coverage area.
Extensive and Superior Connectivity
Thuraya’s dual mode (GSM and satellite) handsets integrate terrestrial and satellite services, expanding the boundaries of local telecom providers and allowing customers to roam vast areas without service interruption or failure.
The ‘Roaming’ service in Thuraya makes it possible for GSM subscribers to have access to the latest mobile satellite technology by using the Thuraya handset. These users can access Thuraya network in Thuraya coverage area in and out of their home countries and wherever GSM coverage lapses. On the other hand, Thuraya subscribers can roam within any Live Roaming Partner GSM Network according to their preference or when they are out of Thuraya satellite coverage reach.
Thuraya handheld phones are ably supported with Indoor Enablers and Accessories. With Thuraya’s Fixed Docking Unit (FDU), satellite telephony is no more a communication tool of the outdoors. Thuraya’s FDU is a home/office-docking adaptor that allows the usage of the Thuraya satellite mobile phone in an indoor environment.
In addition, the >Vehicular Docking Adapter (VDA) provides a station for the Thuraya phone recharging and in-vehicle operations. The VDA complements the Thuraya phone by extending its operations and functionalities in mobile dynamic environments whether at road or at sea. Both FDU and the VDA are compatible for usage with ThurayaMarine as well.