Thuraya signs MoUs with 4 satellite firms

DUBAI — Thuraya has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four of the top satellite application developers who will be innovating new telecom applications and accessories for its products.

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Published: Mon 22 Oct 2007, 8:53 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 11:29 PM

The four developers are SpaceCom, European Antennas, Sattrans and Teknobil. SpaceCom is based in Denmark and is a manufacturer of stablised antennas for marine applications. European Antennas is a UK-based land and marine antenna manufacturer. Sattrans is a Ukrainian company specialising mostly in vehicle docking adapters, while Teknobil is a Turkish satellite applications development company with a focus on fleet management systems.

The move is part of Thuraya's continued strategy to evolve and augment its broad product mix and re-enforce commercial relations with several technology partners in the global telecom industry, a Press statement said. According to the MoUs, SpaceCom and European Antenna will be creating specialised high-power marine antennas for ThurayaDSL and ThurayaFDU services. This will improve Thuraya's maritime offering and subsequently its position in this key segment, the statement said.

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