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Thuraya and Elcome enter service partner agreement

Ali Al Hashemi, chief executive officer of Thuraya with executive director of Elcome, Jimmy Grewal Ali Al Hashemi, chief executive officer of Thuraya with executive director of Elcome, Jimmy Grewal

Thuraya Telecommunications Company has signed a Service Partner agreement with marine technology systems integrator Elcome.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The agreement will see Dubai headquartered Elcome provide Thuraya’s products and services worldwide across key vertical markets. Elcome operates out of 23 offices across 11 countries and is the largest satellite communications and systems integration provider in the Middle East. The partnership will further expand market potential by offering customised solutions for this market segment. 

“Thuraya is pleased to welcome Elcome as a Service Partner. This partnership will further enhance our commitment to key sectors, including maritime, government, energy and leisure. Nowadays, these sectors and their customers demand solutions that go beyond the standard connectivity. This partnership will meet those needs on all fronts, including products, network, integration and support,” said Ali Al Hashemi, chief executive officer of Thuraya.

“This is an important step towards an extensive and exciting long-term collaboration. Elcome covers a wide customer base who truly need comprehensive connectivity at all times beyond terrestrial reach. Our capabilities are complementary, and we will be able to give end users far greater flexibility than they have now. This agreement delivers reliable communication wherever and whenever it is needed,” added chief commercial officer of Thuraya Shawkat Ahmed.

“The demand for innovative and flexible data solutions for the maritime industry is growing exponentially. We are proud to partner with Thuraya to deliver such integrated services to our regional defence, government and commercial customers,” stated Jimmy Grewal, executive director of Elcome.{/mprestriction}

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