Thuraya, Xtra-link at Europort 2017

Thuraya will display satellite communications tools for the maritime market and its new Atlas IP+ terminal

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 November 2017: Thuraya Telecommunications Company and its service partner, Xtra-Link, are exhibiting at Europort, the international exhibition for maritime technology. At the event, the satellite operator is showcasing its latest maritime terminal, Thuraya Atlas IP+, as well as a range of its satcom equipment ideal for on-sea and vessel connectivity. Held from November 7th - 10th in the port city of Rotterdam, this year’s edition is anticipating up to 30,000 attendees and 1,100 exhibitors from over 40 countries.

Keith Murray, Thuraya’s Senior Product Manager for Maritime, said, “Europort is an ideal platform to meet with senior maritime decision makers. As a leading international forum for maritime markets and technology, it is also the best setting for us to showcase Thuraya Atlas IP+, our new maritime broadband terminal - amongst customers and experts who understand the product’s relevance and have a specific need for it. Thuraya monitors the maritime market closely and listens to our customers needs. This gives us a keen perception of the market expectations, from developing products and services that integrate seamlessly with different vessel types to assist in delivering communication systems for crew welfare and cargo management that are best placed to reduce operating cost, improve efficiency and maintain crew morale. We look forward to witnessing some of the latest happenings in the maritime space at Europort, as well as presenting our portfolio and discussing options that cater to our customers’ needs.”

Thuraya Atlas IP+ is a maritime-specific broadband terminal specifically designed to deliver added value to end-users seeking enhanced connectivity and operational efficiency onboard ships. It supports simultaneous voice and broadband IP data connectivity at speeds of up to 444Kbps and features improved power efficiency, a smaller form factor, and greater versatility than rival products. The voice calls are via the Thuraya Talk VoIP service allowing for cost effective communication. Other functionality includes port forwarding, which automatically transfers data from shipboard equipment and devices in support of M2M reporting routines; an English/Chinese web interface; a built-in firewall; and the ability to use the terminal for vessel tracking increasing the effectiveness of fleet management.

As an established provider of maritime communications services, Thuraya is committed to delivering superior, competitively priced voice and data solutions that run over a robust and steady satellite network. At Europort, the company is stationed at booth 6404 where representatives will meet with maritime officials from around the world and display best-in-class satellite communications offerings. Apart from the new Thuraya Atlas IP+ terminal, the company’s product exhibit also includes maritime terminals like the Thuraya Atlas IP, Thuraya Orion IP, and the Thuraya SeaStar.

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. Visit: www.thuraya.com

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