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Thuraya and ITC Global, a Panasonic company, partner to deliver new market-leading global maritime VSAT service

25/02/2019

Dubai, 25 February 2019: Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), has partnered with ITC Global to set up Thuraya VSAT , the ground-breaking maritime satellite service.

Thuraya VSAT

ITC Global is a subsidiary of Panasonic Avionics Corporation. The partnership gives Thuraya access to Panasonic's global mobility network, which enables the Ku-band element of the Thuraya VSAT service.

Thuraya - a company with 20 years in satellite communications, including maritime - launched VSAT in Q4 2018. The service offers global coverage, best-in-class data rates to meet growing demand for high-throughput services, and high levels of reliability, security, resilience and flexibility.

Thuraya VSAT Antenna

The partnership will enable new value-added solutions for the maritime industry through a network of Master Distributors and partners. They will bring VSAT to market and add value in areas such as comprehensive cyber security, ease of installation and 24x7 maintenance availability. The integrated offering makes VSAT a compelling proposition for maritime customers such as high-end fisheries, offshore installations and merchant fleets.

Thuraya VSAT ensures optimum flexibility by combining Ku-band (for high-speed data) and L-band (for backup and fall back). The service is scalable to meet global and regional needs for essential communications such as voice calls, email and position reporting, and for high-bandwidth requirements such as training, publications, condition-based maintenance, enterprise resource planning and content for crew welfare.

Shawkat Ahmed, Chief Commercial Officer at Thuraya, said: In the challenging maritime market, end-users are constantly looking for satellite solutions that offer higher bandwidth, ease of use, innovation and value-added features that drive operational efficiency. VSAT meets these needs by offering an integrated solution that combines reliability, resilience and high-bandwidth speed. We are partnering with experienced Master Distributors, creating revenue opportunities throughout the supply chain, reducing overheads and providing flexible options for customers.

VSAT is applicable to all vessel types and maritime budgets. It comes with a fixed-price package and is available globally through Thuraya's network of global Master Distributors. By complementing Thuraya's unique L-band presence with Panasonic capability, VSAT gives the maritime industry access to a unique proposition that addresses industry challenges of higher capacity, coverage and reliability.

This partnership represents the mutual goals of both organizations in reaching an expansive and diverse customer market across many industries which require mobility support, said Kevin Franciotti, Vice President, Global Channel Partnership at ITC Global. Additionally, ITC Global's access to large amounts of bandwidth through Panasonic and the technology roadmaps for the future present an opportunity for long-term growth. Given these synergies, it is exciting to establish this partnership with Thuraya, and we look forward to working together to serve its more than 40 distributors operating across the globe, concluded Franciotti.

About Thuraya Telecommunications Company

Thuraya, is the mobile satellite services subsidiary of Yahsat, a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), fully owned by Mubadala Investment Company. Established in 1997, Thuraya offers innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including maritime, energy, government, broadcast media, military, aerospace and humanitarian NGO.

Thuraya's superior network enables clear communications and uninterrupted coverage across two-thirds of the globe by MSS, global VSAT coverage and around the world through its unique GSM roaming capabilities. The company's diverse range of technologically advanced and dependable mobile satellite handsets and broadband devices provide ease of use, value, quality and efficiency. Through relevant partnerships, Thuraya stays ahead by delivering solutions and supporting applications that meet the rapidly transforming nature of market demands. Thuraya remains committed to keeping everyone within reach in any circumstance by making accessible the essential tools required for vital connectivity.

www.thuraya.com

About ITC Global

ITC Global is a leading provider of satellite communications to the energy, mining, maritime, hospitality and NGO markets. Companies in remote and harsh environments require communications with both global coverage and unwavering customer service. ITC Global enables improved real-time decision-making and enhanced health, safety and environmental management through a unified communications solution, tailored to the requirements of each client. Solutions include custom network design, hardware implementation, field engineering, technical support and enterprise-grade satellite bandwidth. ITC Global operates 24x7 carrier-class networks across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. It became a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation in 2015.

www.itcglobal.com
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