The AST Group has improved its satellite communications offering with the provisioning of a new network point of presence (POP) in 60 Hudson St, New York, as part of its INTEGRA global IP network.
Thuraya reports that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with space start-up ELSE, a Swiss company developing a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation of nanosatellites, to create a strategic alliance between the two organisations and grow Thuraya’s future capabilities in the M2M and IoT sectors.
Thuraya has launched its new SeaStar product, a circuit switched voice terminal for maritime communications on smaller and regionally operating vessels looking for basic onboard satellite communications.
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.
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