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Beginning in 2001, Thuraya began to offer cost-effective, satellite-based mobile telephone services to nearly one third of the globe. Through its dynamic dual-mode handsets and satellite payphones, Thuraya enhances freedom of movement and connectivity. Thuraya's regional mobile telecommunications via satellite system helps meet the need for affordable, high-quality mobile phone services to urban hubs as well as remote communities.

Through partnerships with leading national telecommunications and mobile communications companies, Thuraya provides border-to-border coverage to 99 countries in Europe, the Middle East, north and central Africa, the CIS countries and south Asia—a landmass inhabited by an estimated 2.3 billion people.

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Customers can access Thuraya's mobile satellite system using a Thuraya account or their standard SIM issued by one of Thuraya’s many GSM roaming partners. Thuraya complements national GSM networks, allowing subscribers to remain connected to their national mobile networks and to access Thuraya’s system whenever their preferred national network is out of reach.

Outside Thuraya's coverage area, subscribers still have the convenience of roaming in other GSM network areas. This combination of advanced and flexible system design ensures reliable, global mobile services to subscribers.

Hughes Network Systems designed and developed the Thuraya dual-mode mobile handsets. Thuraya mobile handsets offer satellite, cellular (GSM) service, and a location determination system (GPS) in a single dual-mode handset that is lightweight, elegant, and easy to use. The mobile handset offers voice, data, fax, and short messaging services.

Hughes 7100 Satellite Phone Features

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Features and functions: User friendly soft key operation User Interface with 9 multi-languages supported Voice over GSM and the Thuraya satellite network Data and Fax at 9600 bps* Short messaging service (SMS) Supplementary services Voice Mailbox Last 10 calls of missed, received and dialed-with date and time stamps Speed dialing Any key answering Lithium Ion Battery with capacity of 720 mAh (minimum) Talk time in satellite mode is 2.4 hours and in GSM mode is 4 hours (minimum) Standby time in satellite mode is 34.1 hours and in GSM mode is 33.3 hours (minimum) Call cost function 16 ringing tones Signal strength display and mode indication Battery level display GPS location determination and storage of 25 GPS positions GPS location transmission via SMS High Power Alerting (HPA) Clock and date 2 Alarm clocks Tone dialing (DTMF) Weight is 220 grams WAP 1.2 stack GPS distance & direction Downloadable ringing tones

Hughes 7100 combine three technologies

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Thuraya's handheld telephones will give you freedom of movement and the ability to stay connected anywhere throughout Europe, North and Central Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Giving the opportunities for unlimited roaming, border-to-border service and seamless connectivity.

Thuraya phones combine three powerful technologies: satellite, GSM and GPS. Your phone can switch from satellite to GSM and vice versa. Global Positioning System (GPS) is valuable for personal navigation and safety. Yet it also opens up powerful possibilities for commercial use and fleet management. Satellite phones have long encumbered by size and weight. But Thuraya's phones meet new standards of design and functionality. Thuraya phones are compact for shirt pocket fit and hand grip comfort. They are sleek in design, elegant in proportions, and easy in operation.

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Features and functions: Dual- mode Satellite/GSM Mobile Phone Voice over GSM and the Thuraya satellite network Data and Fax at 9600 bps Short messaging service (SMS) Last 10 calls of missed, received and dialled-with date and time stamps Speed dialling Any key answering GPS location determination and storage of 10 GPS positions User friendly FoxTM key operation Lithium Ion Battery with capacity of 650 mAh (minimum) Talk time in satellite mode is 2.4 hours and in GSM mode is 4 hours (minimum) Standby time in satellite mode is 34.1 hours and in GSM mode is 33.3 hours (minimum) Call cost function 16 ringing tones Signal strength display and mode indication Battery level display PC interface for GPS downloads and location tracking* GPS location transmission Clock and date 2 Alarm clocks Tone dialing (DTMF) Weight is 220 grams The Hughes Thuraya Phone Package includes: Dual-mode Satellite/GSM Mobile Phone Lithium Ion battery Travel charger-110/220 VAC, 50/60 Hz Multi-lingual User manuals



Thuraya satellite phones have dual modes similar to Iridium. This helps to ensure the most economical use of your Thuraya satellite phone rental. You would only switch to the more expensive satellite network when you go outside the cellular coverage area.

Another great perk of renting Thuraya phones is that the user can still roam in other cellular networks when the subscriber is outside of the Thuraya network. This allows for the greatest mobility and continuous service. This combination of flexibility and reliability ensures a continuous stream of travelers looking for a Thuraya satellite phone rental.

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Thuraya user in Niger. He with Thuraya phone in Niger cafe

These phone have other advanced features that are worth mentioning. Aside from the voicemail, which you can subscribe to simply by pressing 123, the phone come equipped with SMS (short messaging service). With the help of a data cable Thuraya phones become a modem when you connect it to a computer or a laptop. This is a valuable tool when you are in a remote location that doesn't have telecommunications capability. For those times you are out in the wilderness, or stuck in low visibility, you will wonder how you did without the GPS direction and distance display. Having preformed well in the bitter cold of the Swiss Alps, the Thuraya Satelite Phone Rental has also withstood testing for its use in extreme weather conditions.

Thuraya phones also have some of the best rates compared to its competitors, Iridium and Thuraya. Calls between satellite phones are only 50 cents a minute, and international calls originating from a Thuraya Satellite Phone Rental are only $1 to $1.50. Also, you don't always have to be outside to use it, you can switch to the GSM network mode when you go indoors and still be able to make your phone call.

A Thuraya Satelite phone rental is a convenient and economical choice for travelers who want quality and continuous coverage, and that is why it is one of the most trusted providers of satellite phones worldwide.


Table: Hughes Satellite Phone 7100 tech specs
Technical Specifications
User Requirements - The DIRECWAY system connects to your personal computer (PC) which must meet the following minimum requirements:
Processor: 333 MHz Pentium II class or better
Interface: One available USB port
Operating Systems: Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows 2000
Memory: 64 MB RAM (Win 98 SE and Win ME)
128 MB RAM (Windows 2000)
Free Hard Disk Space: 20 MB
Display: PCI or AGP video adapter, 800 x 600 minimum
Browsers: Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
Netscape Navigator 4.76
Internet Application: All common TCP/IP applications, UDP or RTP traffic
Interface: USB 1.1 or higher
Satellite & Antenna Specifications:
Encapsulation: DVB
Information Rate: <= 45 Mbps
Symbol Rate: <= 30 Msps
Frequency Range: Ku Band
Mechanical & Environmental:
ITU Weight: 1.3 LBS
IRU Weight: 1.35 LBS
IRU Power Supply Weight: 0.64 LBS
ITU/IRU Dimensions: 6.03" x 1.50"H x 9.0"D
Operating Temperature: 5 - 40&deg; C
Input Power (IRU/ITU): Input- 100-240V - 2A, 50-60Hz AC
Output - 19.5V DC @ 2.37A
6.5V DC @ 1.3A

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Documentation and Manuals

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HNS 7100
Data Sheet

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User Manual for Hughes 7100 Pone

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Thuraya 7100
User Manual

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