Thuraya Boosts Streaming Video Solutions
[Satellite Today 11-05-08] Thuraya is launching a new video streaming service, the company said Nov. 5. It is partnering with Quicklink to facilitate the transmission and delivery of extremely low latency, real-time broadcast video to users of the ThurayaIP service.
Quicklink is a UK-based solutions provider that caters to the media segment. Their video solutions offer ThurayaIP users a compact and reliable method for plug-and-play video transmissions in regions with poor or non-existent telecom networks. The combination of Quicklink video solutions with ThurayaIP broadband capabilities gives the users reliable access to streaming IP services up to 384 Kbps.
Thuraya CEO Yousuf Al Sayed commented, “With its competitive size, high-speed and advanced streaming features, ThurayaIP is the cutting-edge solution in today’s portable satellite broadband services.”