Issue 7 | Sep 2014
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Seven Connected-User Trends to Watch Out for
Seven Connected-User Trends to Watch Out for
Gain valuable insights into the latest connectivity trends that operators should consider in order to fulfill their customers’ increasing demands for always-on connectivity.
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Opening message
Is news broadcasting still new? In this issue of Thuraya Link, we explore satellite’s role in enabling the technological innovations that are shaping the news journalism landscape.
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Randy Roberts
John Huddle
How Satellites Will Fuel the Next Wave of Journalism
The face of journalism is changing fast. John Huddle, Head of Media & Broadcast at Thuraya, gives his perspective on how the consumerization of future-oriented technologies, coupled with the rise of citizen journalism, is redefining news-gathering.
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blog highlights
Small Enhancements That Help Save Lives
Edwin Macapagal, Manager of Technical Support, Sales and Customer Support in the Customer Care division, shares his experience in managing a team that almost ‘never sleeps’ to ensure 24/7 support for all Thuraya customers.

Dick Tauber Looks Ahead into the Future of Satellite Newsgathering
We sat down with industry veteran Dick Tauber to get his insights on the future of satellite newsgathering.

Helping Global Voices Soar
Eddie Avila, Rising Voices Director at Global Voices Online, discusses how satellite equipment can support Rising Voices, its latest outreach initiative that aims to connect developing communities to the rest of the world—in ways unseen before.

Supporting Gulf for Good’s Trek to Kilimanjaro
Polly Gotseva tells us more about Gulf for Good’s latest initiative, Trek to Kilimanjaro, and how Thuraya’s equipment and reliable satellite connectivity helped them establish critical communications at 19,000 feet above sea level.
industry news
Thuraya’s Young Innovative Internship Program Attracts Outstanding Young Talents
Thuraya Partners with Satellite Communication
M2M Satellite Communication Market Poised to Reach $4,763.4 Million by 2019
Telecom Asia: Steering the Next Wave of Connected Vehicles
event calendar
Meet our team at these upcoming trade events:
Sep 11–16
IBC 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oct 27–30
CASBAA Convention 2014, Hong Kong
Nov 10–13
ADIPEC 2014, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Nov 12–14
News Xchange 2014, Prague, Czech Republic