Articles tagged with: Satellite and Thuraya

Thuraya Signs Satellite Roaming Deal with AT&T

Mobile satellite phone operator, Thuraya has announced a deal with the USA based AT&T to provide outbound GSM roaming for voice and data services to Thuraya users across the United States. more

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Thuraya Launches Dual-Mode Satellite & GSM Mobile Phone

Satellite operator, Thuraya has launched a dual mode handheld phone that features both GSM and satellite capabilities. more

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Libya Threatens Death Penalty for People Caught Using Satellite Phones

The incumbent Libyan government has issued a warning that the use of an unauthorised satellite phone will result in the user being treated as if they are a spy working for the NATO military alliance. more

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Thuraya Confirms Satellite Phones Being Jammed in Libya

Thuraya Telecommunications has confirmed that its mobile satellite communication services have been subjected to intentional interference from within Libya over the past week. more

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Optus to Offer GSM-Satellite Mobile Phones

Australia's Optus says that it is set to deliver a larger choice of mobile handsets to people in rural areas by partnering with Satellite operator, Thuraya to offer two of Thuraya’s new mobile handsets - a Satellite Only and GSM/Satellite dual mode handset. more

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ITU Sends 100 Satellite Phones to Chinese Earthquake Zone

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has deployed 100 satellite phones to help restore vital communication links in the aftermath of the severe earthquake that struck central China. more

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Zambia Flood Victims Offered Satellite Phone Services

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has deployed 25 satellite terminals to help restore vital communication links in the aftermath of severe floods that have inundated low-lying districts across Zambia. more

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Uganda flood victims receive telecommunication links

The International Telecommunication Union has deployed 25 satellite terminals to help restore vital communication links in the aftermath of severe floods that have affected the eastern and northern regions of Uganda since August this year. more

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Ivory Coast Signs up 500,000 Subscribers in One Month"

At a conference last week, Etisalat's Senior Manager- Portfolio Management & Integration commented on the company's investments outside the company's home market. Saeed Al Hamli said "Etisalat's International Investments unit has developed immensely and has achieved a lot. Etisalat subsidiaries are poised to expand and advance even further, and as a Corporation we seek to explore all the opportunities in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Southern Europe", he added more

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