Thuraya Appoints New Government Services Consultant

Amal Ezzeddine Joins Thuraya to Further Diversification Plan
Dubai, 24 June 2012: Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the leading international mobile satellite operator, announced today the appointment of Mrs. Amal Ezzeddine as their new government services consultant. 

Mrs. Ezzeddine will be supporting the Thuraya government team in expanding its footprint in the mobile satellite service (MSS) market around the GCC, with particular focus on the UAE government sectors. 

Mrs. Ezzeddine has held posts in several government and private sector organizations including Department of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS) and the Australian Consulate General in Dubai.

Mrs Ezzeddine’s professional experience spans over 18 years spent in both the public and private sectors, and in academia. She brings along invaluable expertise gained in consulting, business development, national security project management, strategic planning and official government representation.

With the appointment of Mrs. Ezzeddine and the successful launch of its new maritime product, the SF2500™, last week in Singapore, Thuraya continues to fulfil on its commitment to provide state of the art satellite communication solutions to its steadily expanding client base.

About Thuraya Telecommunications Company (
The leading mobile satellite services operator, Thuraya delivers unique and innovative communications solutions in more than 140 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Thuraya develops data and voice satellite communications solutions with clear and reliable connectivity in remote locations for the energy, media, government, NGO and maritime sectors.

Thuraya is the only organization, which has sold in excess of 600,000 satellite handheld phones. In addition, Thuraya is the only company to offer a dual mode satellite phone, the Thuraya XT-DUAL, the edge of technology handset that features both GSM and satellite capabilities. Thuraya also produces the Thuraya IP data modem, a secure and rapidly-deployable satellite broadband solution offering speeds up to 444 Kbps standard IP.

Established in 1997, Thuraya’s powerful satellites enable two-thirds of the globe’s population to communicate in areas unserved by terrestrial networks.

Thuraya continues to serve humanity through developing superior products and solutions that provide the essential tools for optimal connectivity; never leaving anyone out of reach. 

For more information, please contact: (
Corporate Communications Department
Thuraya Telecommunications Co.
Post Box 283333 Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971-4-4488-888
Fax: 971-4-4488-899

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