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Thuraya, Elcome Sign Service Agreement for Maritime Growth

By | May 2, 2019
Thuraya CEO Ali Al Hashemi with Elcome Executive Director Jimmy Grewal. Photo: Thuraya

Thuraya CEO Ali Al Hashemi with Elcome Executive Director Jimmy Grewal. Photo: Thuraya

Thuraya Telecommunications, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), signed a Service Partner agreement with Elcome, a marine technology system integrator. Elcome will provide Thuraya’s products and services worldwide across vertical markets.

According to the release, this strategic agreement is a key milestone in Thuraya’s strategy to drive growth in its maritime business. The partnership aims to further expand market potential by offering customized solutions for this market segment. Elcome provides support for over 1,200 terminals under the connectivity services program for container and LNG carriers. It also supports a wide range of vessel owners and managers with cybersecurity solutions.

Ali Al Hashemi, Chief Executive Officer of Thuraya, said: “Thuraya is pleased to welcome Elcome as a Service Partner. This partnership will further enhance our commitment to key sectors, including maritime, government, energy, and leisure. Nowadays, these sectors and their customers demand solutions that go beyond the standard connectivity. This partnership will meet those needs on all fronts, including products, network, integration and support.”