Thuraya has joined the LoRa Alliance, an organisation aiming to standardise Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs) across the world for use in Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.
Thuraya has added to its satellite phone range with the launch of a new dual mode, dual SIM phone, the XT-PRO DUAL.
Thuraya reports that it has finalised its plans for its next generation constellation, which it says will extend its geographical reach and help the company move into new market sectors with additional services and devices.
Thuraya Telecommunications has signed an agreement with VNPT VinaPhone which will make Thuraya’s land and maritime handsets available to the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), the satellite operator’s first service agreement in Vietnam.
Thuraya is to add the DigiMed telemedicine system from DigiGone to its portfolio, transmitting real time medical information across the Thuraya satellite network.
Thuraya has launched a new satcom Calling Card focused on the maritime and energy sectors.
Thuraya has launched its latest satellite phone, the Thuraya XT-PRO, featuring built-in GPS, BeiDou and Glonass capabilities.
Inmarsat has refuted reports linking it with a $300m purchase of Thuraya, outlined in an article on the website Spacenews.
SpeedCast reports that it has entered a distributor agreement with Thuraya, gaining access to the company’s satellite products and services.
Thuraya has announced the launch of the XT-LITE, an entry-level sat-phone that can be used to make and receive calls using Thuraya’s satellite network, as well as send and receive SMS messages.
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