Thuraya debuts first vehicular broadband terminal
Dubai, February 24, 2014
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a Dubai-based mobile satellite services (MSS) operator, has launched its first dedicated vehicular IP broadband terminal.
Designed and manufactured by Hughes Network Systems, a global leader in broadband satellite solutions, Thuraya IP Voyager is a cost-effective, high-quality satellite terminal designed for end-users in the government, oil and gas, media, and relief sectors.
It is the only terminal available in the market capable of achieving streaming IP rates of up to 384 kbps as well as user-definable asymmetric streaming.
Randy Roberts, the VP of Innovation at Thuraya said, “Reliable connectivity and mobility are essential for users who need to communicate with their field teams and to file reports while on-the-move. The Thuraya IP Voyager broadens our Land IP portfolio and is part of our strategy to give end-users the power of choice when it comes to having high-quality, reliable connections at competitive prices, no matter where they are.”
Thuraya IP Voyager enables remote users to collaborate reliably and efficiently using video, data and VoIP services to achieve mission-critical tasks in areas that are not served by terrestrial communication networks, said the company in its statement.
It is designed to connect at IP broadband speeds of up to 444 kbps while on-the-move and includes a built-in Wi-Fi access point as well as four Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) ports to connect multiple wired devices, it added.-TradeArabia News Service