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User Segment
 

The User Segment comprises the user terminals which enables subscribers to interface with the satellite system and obtain network access.
Thuraya offers hand-held , vehicular and fixed terminals to cater to the need of its subscribers.

Thuraya’s dual mode handsets – GSM and satellite integrates terrestrial and satellite services, expanding the boundaries of local telecom providers and allowing customers to roam vast areas without transmission interruption or failure.

The mobile communication services offered by Thuraya supports the use of advanced dual-mode terminals (GSM and Satellite) that is small and elegant in shape. Thuraya’s services are voice, fax, data, short messaging and location determination (GPS).

User Terminal Development:
Two manufacturers, Hughes Network Systems and Ascom, are the contractors for the supply of the user terminals.

User Terminal Types:
• Hand-held. Similar to GSM terminal in appearance, size weight. GSM and satellite mode.
• Vehicular. Consists of handheld terminal and vehicular fixed kit. GSM and satellite mode.
• Fixed terminal. Consists of handheld terminal and indoor fixed kit. Satellite mode only.

Thuraya Services:
• Voice comparable to GSM (Mean Opinion Score better than 3.4)
• Fax/Data at 9.6kbps
• Standard GSM Phase 2 services
• CLIP facility



   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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