Thuraya Launches “Try and Buy” Promotion for the Media Industry

Dubai, September 8, 2012: Leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of a new “Try and Buy” promotion specifically addressing the Media industry. Working with its service partners, the Company will provide its innovative Thuraya IP terminals on a trial basis to customers who sign up for a one year Share Plan airtime agreement.

Thuraya’s Vice President of Marketing, T. Sanford Jewett says, “Thuraya is excited to unveil this promotion which provides Media organizations across the world with access to our market-leading Thuraya IP terminals without the need for upfront capital expenditure.” Mr. Jewett adds “Thuraya has listened to our Media customers who are looking in today’s dynamic environment to rapidly deploy high performance, cost-effective Media solutions that allow them to efficiently deliver the news to their global audiences.”

Thuraya IP is a portable, powerful satellite modem. It is the only satellite broadband terminal which features ‘Asymmetric Streaming’, allowing users to freely adjust uplink and downlink speeds based on their usage, resulting in cost savings of up to 40% when compared to other solutions available in the market.

Thuraya MediaComms is comprised of a reliable satellite network, the industry’s smallest and most durable IP modem, and a powerful range of video compression solutions, thus enabling news gathering teams to deliver breaking stories quickly, efficiently and with confidence, from even the most remote locations.

About Thuraya Telecommunications Company (www.thuraya.com)

Thuraya Telecommunications Company is an industry leading MSS operator and a global telecommunication provider offering innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including energy, broadcast media, maritime, military and NGO.

Thuraya’s superior network enables clear communications and uninterrupted coverage across two thirds of the globe by satellite and across the whole planet through its unique GSM roaming capabilities. The company’s diverse range of technologically superior and highly reliable mobile satellite handsets and broadband devices provide ease of use, value, quality and efficiency.

Thuraya remains committed to serving humanity through delivering the essential tools for optimal connectivity, never leaving anyone out of reach.