Thuraya signs up US firm as service provider
Dubai, April 23, 2014
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading mobile satellite services operator, has partnered with US-based Satcom Direct, a provider of voice and data communication services.
The agreement will see Satcom Direct expand its portfolio of mobile satellite services for its Enterprise, Government, Maritime, Media and Relief customers.
“Thuraya’s distribution agreement with Satcom Direct strengthens our commitment to expand and diversify our customer base in the US,” said Bilal El Hamoui, vice president of Distribution at Thuraya.
“Satcom Direct’s strong background in providing mobile satellite solutions for land data, maritime and aero customers accelerates our growth strategy and enables us to reach more customers in these growing sectors across our satellite footprint,” El Hamoui explained.
David Greenhill, president of Satcom Direct said: “We are excited to work with Thuraya in expanding our reach into new markets. Despite budgets getting tighter, our customers still demand high-quality innovative products with affordable price packages.”
“This partnership with Thuraya allows us to meet our customer’s stringent needs with direct access to a highly reliable network and a diversified mobile satellite solution portfolio which includes the Thuraya IP+, Maritime Broadband, SatSleeve and XT,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service