Thuraya Launches Crew Calling Solution
announces the full-scale launch of its Crew Calling
solution which is based on Thuraya's popular prepaid
concept “Call for all”.
Crew Calling solution offers a complete solution for
the maritime industry by addressing the difficulties
faced by mariners who are at sea cut off from family
and friends for long periods of time.
Crew Calling Solution consists of Thuraya's SeaOne maritime
unit and optional dialer that allows an access to dedicated
crew-calling numbers only . Thuraya's ‘ Call for
all' prepaid cards enables multiple users to share one
handset with each individual maintaining their own prepaid
the occasion of the launch of the Thuraya's Crew Calling
Solution, Mr. Yousuf Al Sayed, Thuraya's CEO stated:
" Thuraya's Crew Calling Solution represents a
great value to the maritime industry in need of integrated
voice and data services. Thuraya satellite services
will connect pleasure boaters, fishermen and commercial
fleet at sea with the rest of world affordably, providing
them with a sense of security and connectivity with
the rest of the world."
to that, Mr Jamal Al Jarwan, Thuraya's Chief Commercial
Officer said, "Thuraya's range of solutions are
designed to utilize the flexibility of Thuraya's satellite
network in a variety of applications that are ultimately
aimed at bringing people closer. Through the introduction
of Thuraya's Crew Calling solution, Thuraya aims to
meet the great demand for dependable and affordable
telecommunications in the maritime sector."
using Thuraya's ‘Call for all' cards, seafarers
will be able to monitor their call expenditures, maintain
privacy and have the convenience to make calls at any
time at "budget-fit" tariffs. In addition,
the Thuraya crew calling solution provides the owners
with hassle-free administration of tracking calls, an
option to share one phone as a communal terminal for
both official and social communication.
for all' prepaid calling cards can be used from any
Thuraya maritime unit- post paid or prepaid –
as well as from any Thuraya product across Thuraya's
coverage area. The card account is decremented according
to the calls made without charging to the phone's account.
Crew Calling Solution offers uninterrupted satellite
telecommunications services across its entire coverage
area including the Gulf, the Red Sea, the Mediterranean
Sea, the Arabian Sea, the North Sea, the Baltic Sea,
the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea, and parts of the Indian
and Atlantic Oceans.