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Extension of grace period for Iridium Prepaid SIM Cards 90 > 270 days

6 April, 2017

Great News! IEC Telecom can now allow you to benefit from an extended grace period for all your Iridium prepaid SIM cards. Starting today, your SIM cards will remain active for a period of 270 days (9 months) after the voucher expires (date of expiration). Previously active for 90 days,
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Hughes 9502 firmware update

17 March, 2017

Hughes published the release of software version 5.9.5.1 for the Hughes 9502 terminal. This release is a recommended upgrade with several new features and enhancements. Alternatively, the software can be downloaded over the air from the Inmarsat upgrade server by using the Remote SMS feature and the ATCO command _IGETFW.
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Globalstar upgrades its Network

6 March, 2017

Globalstar will upgrade its newtork to improve the quality of service. You might be affected from time to time until March 19th 2017. For more information on this network upgrade, go to Globalstar website  

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The new developments of Iridium NEXT constellation

2 March, 2017

The Iridium NEXT program reached an exciting milestone on Sunday, February 19, at approximately 1:30 PM EST. SV106 became the first Iridium NEXT satellite in full commercial service, providing global telephone and data services with the remaining members of the Block 1 fleet. Once SV106 performance is thoroughly verified, SV109
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Download IEC Telecom – MEA magazine

10 February, 2017

We are very excited to announce the launch of our IEC TELECOM corporate magazine. This magazine was developed to offer rich and relevant content that reflects situation on Maritime and Oil and Gas markets in the Gulf. Readers will find special sections that include such rubrics as: IN FOCUS, INTERVIEW,
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Yahsat enhances its services on Y1B satellites with Hughes JUPITER System

18 January, 2017

Yahsat has recently announced a services’ expansion of the KA Band satellite Y1B with the implementation of the latest Hughes JUPITER system. “The demand for more services and higher performance is growing in all markets,” said Marcus Vilaca, chief technical officer at Yahsat. “Maximizing bandwidth is a high priority across all of
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New Thuraya XT Lite firmware update

6 January, 2017

Thuraya has just released a new multi-language firmware update available for the Thuraya XT-Lite. This update improves the tolerance for the LCD driver IC Chip. Please note that this is not a mandatory update. To download this new firware go to our Download center HERE  

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New Inmarsat FBB 3-month plans

27 December, 2016

Inmarsat FleetBroadband – New 3-month commitment plans   Inmarsat will introduce in January 2017 new FleetBroadband plans with a short 3-month commitment. These new 3 months plans will have a dedicated pricing, and the current 12 and 24 months plans will remain unchanged. Do not hesitate to contact our team
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