|VIPturbo Module enables product developers to accelerate development timelines and lower costs for new satellite terminals
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]
Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services Operator, and SRT Wireless today announced the availability of the Thuraya VIPturbo Module. Developed by SRT Wireless, the VIPturbo Module can serve as the engine for new broadband terminals for the Thuraya satellite network.
Manufacturers can now integrate the VIPturbo Module into new satellite terminals to reduce R&D timelines and manufacturing costs. The Module is currently being used to develop terminals for the maritime, land mobile and aeronautical markets. The VIPturbo Module supports circuit switched voice, fax and GmPRS, in addition to supporting standard IP with speeds up to 444 kbps and streaming IP with speeds up to 384 kbps.
"Thuraya’s partnership with SRT Wireless demonstrates our commitment to collaborating with the industry’s leading developers to innovate the product development process. The VIPturbo Module enables our product developers to considerably shorten their product development process to produce high quality terminals at a lower cost. This will result in end-users having a wider variety of terminals to address their vertical sector needs,” said Randy Roberts, Vice President of Innovation at Thuraya.
"We are pleased to work with Thuraya to develop a module that provides a cost-effective solution for terminal manufacturers. The VIPturbo Module has been Network Certified by Thuraya and is designed for easy integration and packaging into application-specific terminals,” said John R. Russell, Chief Operating Officer, SRT Wireless.
About Thuraya Telecommunications Company
Thuraya Telecommunications Company is an industry leading MSS operator and a global telecommunication provider offering innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including energy, broadcast media, maritime, military and humanitarian NGO. Visit www.thuraya.com
About SRT Wireless
SRT Wireless, the commercial and law-enforcement division of the SRT Group, enables global enterprises to be more connected and efficient through more powerful, affordable communications tools. SRT Wireless provides integrated, leading-edge satellite and Wi-Fi communications solutions to connect high-value people, data and assets wherever they are in the world. Visit http://www.srtrl.com/
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John R. Russell, Chief Operating Officer,