Thuraya joins Mobile Satellite Users Association

by Adrienne Harebottle | May 3rd, 2014

Thuraya has joined the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA)  as a corporate member. MSUA is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the interests of the users of mobile satellite services (MSS) worldwide.

“MSUA is very pleased to welcome Thuraya as an active corporate member to our association,” says Tim Farrar, MSUA’s President. “Thuraya brings a unique portfolio of MSS to geographies with increasing demands for reliable voice and data communications. Thuraya understands the specific needs of mobile satellite users and will help MSUA support the critical communication needs of users around the world.”

Samer Halawi, Thuraya’s CEO, adds: “We believe that through engagement with MSUA, we can build on our legacy to take innovation in the mobile satellite industry to the next level. Mobile satellite plays a vital role in providing communications in areas that are unserved or underserved by terrestrial networks. MSUA plays a key role in informing, advocating for and educating industry members and influencers about the importance of mobile satellite communications. We commend MSUA for its efforts in supporting the users of MSS and are committed to supporting this important organisation.”

As a member, Thuraya will join the existing group of global satellite operators and providers including Airbus Defence & Space, Cobham Satcom, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp, Globalstar, Hughes Network Systems, John Deere, KVH Industries, Mackay Communications and ViaSat.


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