Thuraya signs 10 distribution deals

ABU DHABI -Thuraya has signed up 10 distribution agreements for its newly launched product ThurayaMarine, as demand for the product has been overwhelming.

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Published: Thu 26 Jun 2008, 12:07 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 1:13 PM

The 10 agreements signed recently were with Fort Info Technology, GPTC, IEC, Intermatica, Moodotel, Nera Telecommunications, Satcom, Satlink, WorldCom Japan Traders and Xtralink. The SPs will be marketing and promoting ThurayaMarine service throughout Thuraya's extensive coverage area.

The new service, which comes with a wireless phone allowing mobility and flexibility onboard ships, is an attractive option for fishing boats, leisure yachts and several vehicle types used in the marine transport industry.

ThurayaMarine is a cost effective and user friendly telecom solution purposely designed for small and medium sized sea vessels. With a compact-size terminal, the service supports voice, data, fax, GPS and GmPRS. The omni-directional antenna that comes with the terminal ensures a quality, uninterrupted service at sea.

"We are thrilled with this rapid interest in ThurayaMarine across many markets. It is clearly a promising sign for the success of this product in a large, lucrative industry such as the maritime communications, said Yousuf Al Sayed CEO Thuraya.

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