Thuraya SG-2520

Q: On which networks do the Thuraya SO-2510 and SG-2520 work?

A: The Thuraya SO-2510 and SG-2520 are satellite phones which work in SAT-mode throughout the entire coverage area of the Thuraya satellites.

 
Q: What are the dimensions and weights of the SO-2510 and SG-2520?

A: The Thuraya SO-2510 weighs 130 grams and measures 118 x 53 x 18.8mm (l x w x d). The Thuraya SG-2520 weighs 170 grams and measures 138.5 x 53 x 18.8mm (l x w x d).

 
Q: What is the operating system used in the handsets?



A: The Thuraya SG-2520 operating system is Win CE 4.2, and the Thuraya SO-2510 operating system is VX WORKS.

 
Q: Do the Thuraya SO-2510 and SG-2520 support multiple languages?

A: The Thuraya SO-2510 and SG-2520 support 12 standard languages, including: English; Arabic; French; German; Italian; Spanish; Portuguese; Turkish; Russian; Farsi; Hindi; and Urdu. Additionally there is a separate firmware version available which supports English-Chinese.

 
Q: Can I use my current Thuraya SIM card with the Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520?

A: Thuraya SIM cards for other Thuraya handsets also work with the Thuraya SO-2510 and SG-2520.

 
Q: Can the Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520 be used with the current scratch cards?

A: All available Thuraya scratch cards can be used to add credit to your airtime account for the Thuraya SO-2510 and SG-2520.

 
Q: Can I use my GSM SIM card in the Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520?

A: The Thuraya SG-2520 works either in GSM or Satellite mode.

The Thuraya SO-2510 can also be operated with a GSM SIM card in satellite roaming mode if there is a roaming agreement. Please check with your GSM SIM card provider for the latest roaming charges.

 
Q: Does the Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520 have a GPS navigation function?

A: The Thuraya SO-2510 and SG-2520 have GPS navigation, which allows you to create and manage waypoints. These can be used to navigate from a fixed location to various waypoints, showing the distance and direction to each. Additionally, you can use location tracking by automatically saving your GPS coordinates in fixed intervals which will allow you to create a track of your route.

 
Q: Can the location of my Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520 be determined by others?

A: The GPS navigation can only be initiated by the handset user – unwanted tracking cannot be remotely executed by third parties.

You can, however, trigger the Location Based Service by transmitting your own coordinates to other telephones or computers. This functionality can be used in case of emergency or if you want to be monitored by your organization or by other individuals.

 

GmPRS & Data

Q: The Thuraya SG-2520 does not have a web browser. How can I use GmPRS?

A: You can connect your Thuraya SG-2520 to a laptop or PC and establish a data connection via your USB data cable. This allows you to use the browser of your laptop or PC.

 
Q: What is the GmPRS speed of my Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520?

A: The maximum GmPRS speed (Packet Data) of the Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520 is 15/60 kbps, upload/download.

 
Q. What is the data and fax speed of my Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520?

A: The maximum data/fax speed of the Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520 is 9.6 kbps for both upload and download.

 
Q: Are there accessories available for the Thuraya SO-2510 or SG-2520?

A: There are a number of accessories which add to the functionality to your Thuraya satellite handset. These include:

Car charger, travel charger, USB data cable, earset, spare battery, heavy duty battery, solar charger, Fixed Docking Unit (FDU-3500), Vehicle Docking Adapter (VDA) and Indoor Repeater.

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