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Thuraya and Telespazio Sign Partnership Agreement for Global Distribution

By GeoConnexion - 26th August 2020 - 11:18

Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE’s Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), has signed a partnership agreement with Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), to distribute its products and services worldwide. Telespazio customers in critical sectors such as government, maritime, energy and relief can now effectively integrate Thuraya’s mobile solutions with their own platforms to enable a wide range of comms-on-the-move and comms-on-the-pause applications. Thuraya’s mobile satellite network enables seamless voice, data and broadband services on land, at sea and in the air, covering over 160 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia. In the UAE, Telespazio’s main shareholder Leonardo has a long history of collaboration based on the supply of naval technologies, trainer aircraft and new generation helicopters. In the country, Leonardo and Telespazio are also engaged in Earth Observation, satellite navigation, telecommunications and geo-information activities.

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