Thuraya launches new mobile satellite terminal
Dubai, March 12, 2013
Thuraya Telecom Company, a leading mobile satellite services (MSS) operator, has announced the launch of Thuraya IP+, the latest addition to its expanding portfolio of mobile satellite broadband terminals.
Thuraya IP+ is the fastest and lightest mobile satellite broadband terminal, a company statement said.
Without compromising on portability, it is also designed to achieve the fastest IP speeds, ensuring quick and reliable access to broadband data services over Thuraya’s extensive satellite network. Enhanced capabilities facilitate a wide range of applications including live high quality video broadcasting, web browsing, email, social media communications, data transfer and VoIP applications, as well as access to corporate networks from remote locations.
Thuraya’s vice president of Marketing, T Sanford Jewett, said: “Thuraya's expanding range of satellite broadband products are engineered to set a new standard for convenience and portability. With the launch of Thuraya IP+, we have demonstrated our continued commitment to developing innovative broadband data products and robust mobile communication solutions to meet the demands of our diverse market segments.”
Weighing just 1.4 kilograms, Thuraya IP+ can be rapidly deployed to support high-bandwidth applications, at speeds of up to 444kbps on standard IP and 384kbps on streaming IP with a built-in antenna.
Thuraya IP+ can be configured to provide asymmetric streaming capabilities, enabling users to control their upload and download speeds based on usage requirements, to optimize bandwidth cost. Thuraya IP+ is ideal for various mission-critical operations such as broadcast media, defense, telemedicine and disaster response, the statement said. – TradeArabia News Service