Satellite Communication signs on as a Thuraya Service Partner

DUBAI, UAE, July 7, 2014 - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, today announced its partnership with Satellite Communication SA, a leading provider of data communications and voice services in Europe.

Headquartered in Switzerland, Satellite Communication customers across key markets such as government, relief, maritime and leisure (including climbers, adventurers and sailing enthusiasts), will now have access to Thuraya’s portfolio of mobile satellite products and solutions.

“Thuraya’s service partnership agreement with Satellite Communication strengthens our commitment to expand and diversify our customer base across Europe. Our endusers are becoming more globalized, demanding voice and data connectivity from the remotest regions or at sea. Thuraya has addressed this need with an expanding and innovative product portfolio including the SatSleeve, land, maritime and vehicular broadband terminals which are designed to suit almost any need. Our partnership with Satellite Communication enables us to reach more customers in growing sectors such as Government, Energy, Maritime and NGOs across our satellite footprint,” said Bilal El Hamoui, Vice President of Commercial at Thuraya.

Muiz Sa’ad, Chief Executive Officer of Satellite Communication said, “Our partnership with Thuraya allows us to extend a complete portfolio of mobile satellite services to our customers. Thuraya offers high quality products with flexible price packages that are easily tailored to our customers’ needs. Moving forward, we will be enhancing our customer service division by offering 24x7 technical support which allows us to support our customers no matter where they are.”

About Satellite Communication
Satellite Communication SA is a company dedicated to providing state of the art satellite telecommunications services to its diverse base of customers. With two decades of experience in the field of satellite telecommunications, we possess the know how to consult and advise our customers on tailor-made solutions for their communication needs.

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:

For further information please contact:
Shereen Hanafi
Director of Communications, Thuraya
Tel: + 971-4-4488-888

Muiz Sa’ad
Chief Executive Officer, Satellite
Tel: +41 (0) 21 826 2111

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