Thuraya is a leading international mobile satellite services operator that provides quality and value communications solutions in more than 140 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
Thuraya's portfolio encompasses data, voice and maritime products and solutions that support dual GSM and satellite mode and advanced applications, to provide people and businesses with constant connectivity when they need it most. Thuraya specifically offers state-of-the-art satellite communications solutions for vertical sectors such as energy, media, government, NGOs and the maritime community.
Thuraya is the only MSS operator to have sold in excess of 600,000 satellite handheld phones. The Company has pioneered advanced solutions such as Thuraya XT-DUAL, the most advanced dual mode satellite phone that features both GSM and satellite capabilities, Thuraya XT, which is the smallest and toughest satellite phone and Thuraya IP the fastest and smallest satellite broadband terminal to support 444 Kbps standard IP.
Thuraya's robust, powerful satellite network enables two-thirds of the globe's population to communicate clearly and effectively in areas underserved by terrestrial networks. Thuraya's roaming agreements with over 350 operators globally provide our consumers with access across the globe.
Thuraya was founded in 1997 by a consortium of leading national telecommunications operators and reputed international investment firms, and is the world's leading provider of mobile satellite handhelds in its coverage area.