Thuraya partners with Airtel Ghana

by Clayton Vallabhan | July 27th, 2015

XT-PROThuraya Telecommunications, in partnership with Airtel Ghana, has announced its strategic launch to provide Ghanaians with 100 percent coverage through terrestrial and mobile satellite connectivity.

Thuraya’s satellite-based solutions help bridge the digital divide both for individuals and businesses. The agreement with Airtel Ghana gives people living in rural and remote areas greater and clearer access to voice and data connectivity.

Bilal Hamoui, Chief Commercial Officer at Thuraya, said: “We are working in partnership with Airtel Ghana to make it possible for people to be connected at all times. Our voice communications and broadband services are reliable and robust, and they connect even the most remote and inaccessible places. Our technology saves and improves lives; and it can now help bring Ghanaians closer to one another, and to the outside world.

“Thuraya is strategically positioned to support customer-oriented mobile operators such as Airtel Ghana, who are helping to extend the reach of our portfolio of satellite-based solutions.”

Maxwell Dodd, Director of Airtel Business commenting on the partnership said: “We are proud to be the only Enterprise business solution in Ghana that offers a bouquet of services categorized under communication, connectivity and collaborative solutions. We are also proud to be the first in our market to provide dedicated enterprise solutions to homes. This is what we call, the ‘Home Business Solutions’. This is targeted at gated communities, residential clusters and apartments; university residences and high-rise buildings. We also have an extensive array of solutions for businesses and have recently partnered with Thuraya to provide Thuraya’s mobile satellite products and services across 17 countries in Africa.

“This partnership demonstrates Airtel’s commitment to lead the market by providing cutting edge, technology-driven solutions for the benefit of its enterprise and high- value customers”.

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