Thuraya and IEC Telecom Partner Up to Showcase the Latest Satellite Technology at Kazakhstan Defense Expo

Thuraya IP Commander to hold centre stage as defense portfolio is showcased in Astana City

DUBAI, UAE, 1 June, 2016 – Leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company and its service partner, IEC Telecom, will join forces to showcase the latest products, solutions, and services for the military sector at this year’s Kazakhstan Defense Expo at Astana International Airport.

Visitors to the exhibition from 2-5 June can engage with senior leaders from both companies, who will answer questions on a robust and high-tech defense portfolio that includes Thuraya’s IP Commander broadband terminal.

David Moss, Director Government Services, Thuraya, said: “The Kazakhstan Defense Expo is a very important event. We look forward to meeting our valued customers and showcasing our robust, mission-critical equipment and solutions.

“Thuraya has built a defense portfolio to match the needs and requirements of those working in the military and relief sectors. Thuraya IP Commander is a vital terminal built for emergency response and military professionals. It is the only MIL-SPEC vehicular terminal capable of achieving streaming IP speeds of up to 384kbps as well as user-definable asymmetric streaming functionality.”

Thuraya IP Commander is engineered to allow mission-critical voice and data connectivity in minutes, however remote your location.

The most rugged vehicular terminal in the market, Thuraya IP Commander, designed exclusively by SRT, is based upon a single board solution that offers every service on Thuraya’s network.

Thuraya IP Commander is simple, quick and easy-to-install, and capable of withstanding tough physical environments. It is also dust and water resistant. Independently tested, and certified to IK10 and IP66 standards, it is the most durable and dependable product in Thuraya’s portfolio.

Nabil Ben Soussia, General Manager, IEC Telecom, said: “We are pleased to partner with Thuraya for this important event in Kazakhstan. With the expansion of Thuraya’s defense portfolio, we have even more of a selection of high-quality equipment and services to offer customers - vital equipment that helps saves lives.”

The solid broadband IP Commander terminal offers clear and uninterrupted voice connectivity through its robust handset. Thuraya’s data network offers IP broadband speeds of up to 444kbps, while on-the-move or paused.

Thuraya IP Commander is the ideal choice for facilitating vital communications at high speeds, essential for (C4ISR); blue-force tracking; logistics management; and tactical command for swift mission deployment. It helps establish command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance due to its high-speed communications.

Thuraya IP Commander facilitates mission-effective operations and secure real-time, two-way communications between HQ and deployed units. Where rapid response is of the essence, Thuraya IP Commander helps facilitate operations in the field and to save lives.

Easily integrated with Thuraya-certified solutions, such as video surveillance, video conferencing and TETRA over IP, IP Commander supports secure communications.

About Thuraya Telecommunications Company
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, an industry-leading MSS operator and global telecommunication provider, offers innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors, including maritime. Thuraya’s diverse range of innovative and superior technologies, from highly reliable mobile satellite handsets, to broadband devices and terminals, provides ease of use, value, quality and efficiency. Our maritime equipment, built by the world’s best manufacturers, can be installed on ships in just hours. This helps ship owners to reduce operational costs by up to 40%, while constant connectivity improves crew welfare.

Thuraya remains committed to delivering the essential tools for the maritime sector, never leaving anyone out of reach. Visit:

About IEC Telecom
IEC Telecom Group supplies high quality satellite-based technology providing clients with efficient end-to-end voice and data services, when and where, it matters most. One of the leading global providers of managed network communication solutions, IEC offers a comprehensive suite of system integration, system products, and network services enabling a complete end-to-end solution for customers. This communication lifecycle & value proposition is taken to selective vertical markets, including Government, humanitarian, wireless, media, energy, enterprise, and maritime. IEC Telecom Group solutions are deployed in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

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