Thuraya expands in Asia Pacific

The UAE's Thuraya Satellite, the world's largest provider of handheld mobile satellite services, has extended its satellite coverage to the Asia Pacific region according to a company announcement made in Singapore.

The company said this is the third satellite phone communications network unveiled by Thuraya, which added that through partnerships with national telecom and mobile communications companies, it now provides blanket coverage to more than 110 countries in Europe, most parts of Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, including Australia.

Thuraya is also making headways in other market segments such as maritime and broadband satellite services.