Thuraya Strengthens its Distribution Network

Appoints Master Systems for the distribution of its flagship Maritime solutions

DUBAI, UAE, June 15, 2015: Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced its partnership with Master Systems, a leading provider of comprehensive service solutions for the maritime industry.

Under this agreement, Master Systems will now have access to Thuraya's portfolio of innovative maritime broadband terminals. The agreement further allows Master Systems to sell Thuraya's products and services to their end-user customer base. The expanded portfolio will offer Master Systems' customers an even broader range of solutions to meet their communication requirements, particularly for the maritime sector.

Bilal El Hamoui, Chief Commercial Officer at Thuraya, said: "Thuraya MarineComms provides essential communications for the maritime market, through an unrivalled portfolio of products and services to deliver crucial broadband solutions. We are pleased to be working with an experienced leader in the Marine Industry like Master Systems, with strong roots in the Middle East and Far East. Their background in maritime and Thuraya's line-up of high quality and reliable MSS products, flexible solutions and robust network coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Asia are extremely complementary."

"This partnership will enhance our communication portfolio and offerings to our customers across the Middle East and the Far East" said Mr Roy Jacob Chairman and Managing Director of Master Systems. "We believe that this partnership will help our clients in benefitting from a reliable and cost effective service provided by Thuraya MarineComms."

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:

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