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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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SkyFile Mail new pricing

16 December, 2016

SkyFile Mail Evolution Marlink just announced the discontinuation of its SkyFile Mail Classic service on January 1st 2017, that will be replaced instead by the SkyFile Mail Entry package. This new package will be charged monthly $49* (VAT excl.) with a 3 months initial commitment. All existing accounts will be
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Iridium MENA eVouchers – Extension february 15th

6 December, 2016

Iridium has announced that the changes of the different prepaid vouchers will now be taking effect from february 15th 2017 – rather than January 1st, as initially planned. Please see below for details:   Effective february 15th, 2017, Iridium’s prepaid MENA eVoucher will no longer offer outbound service when outside of
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Launch of the new Thuraya XT PRO DUAL

17 November, 2016

Thuraya announced a new innovative handset that combines GSM and Satellite SIM cards. The Thuraya XT-PRO DUAL is the world’s first dual-mode, dual-SIM phone, bridging the gap between satellite and terrestrial communications. By using both a satellite SIM card and a GSM SIM card, you can now move in and
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