Issue 8 | Nov 2014
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Seven Connected-User Trends to Watch Out for
Revving Up Disruptive Innovation in the Mobile Satellite Sector
Rashid Baba, Director of Product Management at Thuraya, shares more about how the latest consumer-oriented developments are reshaping the state of innovation in mobile satellite services.
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In this issue of Thuraya Link, we examine the importance of satellite technology in enabling reliable business connectivity to help optimize business operations for oil and gas companies.
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Fahad Kahoor
Efficiency powered by intelligence
Efficiency Powered by Intelligence
In recent years, M2M has captured the attention of many CIOs from various market sectors—especially with its promise of smarter, more effective operations. Read more to find out the ways M2M applications and satellite technology can be leveraged to drive efficiency across the entire energy supply chain.
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blog highlights
Cyber-Hardening: Why is it Critical to Satellite Communications
Conrad Smith, Chief Technology Officer of SRT Wireless, highlights the importance of IT security for commercial satellite communications, and tells us more about how SRT Wireless has integrated the necessary safeguards into Thuraya VIPturbo Module.

Communicating Conservation with the Sahara Conservation Fund
John Newby, Chief Executive Officer at Sahara Conservation Fund, tells us more about how the recent partnership with Thuraya will help the non-governmental organization enhance its capacity to communicate while working on the field.

Spearheading a New Era of Satellite M2M Services
Phil Berry, Vice President, ViaSat, gives an update on its collaboration with Thuraya to develop a dedicated satellite machine-to-machine (M2M) platform to address the most challenging market requirements.
industry news
Thuraya Partners with SOS Children's Villages to Connect Remote Communities in the Central African Republic
Satellites Can Be the Launchpad for Enhanced M2M Services with Complete Coverage
Oil and Gas Demand Satellite as Failsafe
The New Connectivity Era
NSR Forecasts Promising Growth in Satellite M2M
Thuraya Execs Set Out Company Roadmap in Dubai
event calendar
Meet our team at these upcoming trade events:
Nov 10-13
ADIPEC 2014, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Nov 12-14
News Xchange, Prague, Czech Republic
Nov 27-28
Digital Ship Athens, Athens, Greece