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05 Dec 2017


1. Bonus Top-up for Prepaid Vouchers!


The bonus top-up option provides you with up to 30% extra credit on your prepaid top-ups, effectively reducing the calling costs.

To benefit from this offer, you just need to send “YOURPIN#bonus” to 150 when recharging your prepaid account or use the online Thuraya prepaid refilling system. Your voucher will then have a 30 days validity period.

This option will be available for a limited time only, from December 1st, 2017 to February 28th, 2018.

Scratch Card Denomination Bonus Top-up
 Bonus Credit
 (% of Card Value)
 Airtime Validity
39 Units 25% 30 days
50 Units 25% 30 days
160 Units 25% 30 days
500 Units 30% 30 days
1,000 Units 30% 30 days
2,500 Units 30% 30 days


2. NEW Prepay Back-up SIM – 5 years validity


Thuraya is introducing a new prepaid SIM which is ideal for back-up use. With its long validity of 5 years, you are assured of long-term access to satellite communication services.

The Prepay Back-up SIM will be available starting December 1st, 2017.

SIM card  Preloaded with 10 units
Initial SIM validity  5 years
Renewal fee  120 units
 (extends validity by 5 years, 10 units airtime will be   credited to the account upon renewal)
Voice calls to Thuraya +88216  2.50 units/min
Voice calls to Band 1  2.50 units/min
Voice calls to Band 2  4.99 units/min
Voice calls to Catch all  8.00 units/min
SMS  0.49 units/SMS
GmPRS  3.50 units/per MB


3. Changes to NOVA Price Plans

Effective February 1st, 2018, the following change will be applicable to postpaid and prepaid NOVA price plans:

 Price Plan  From To
Billing Increment  All NOVA price plans
(postpaid and prepaid)
 20 + 20 seconds 60 + 60 seconds


For more information – contact your IEC Telecom Account Manager
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