Satellite and GSM Integrate Dual - Mode Technology
THURAYA offers subscribers freedom of mobility and uninterrupted service.
THURAYA’s satellite technology supplements conventional terrestrial
networks, overcoming the challenges of large geographical areas and
that outside THURAYA’s coverage area, subscribers would still have the
convenience of roaming in other GSM networks areas. This combination of
advanced and flexible system designs ensures total mobility and reliability
to its subscribers. THURAYA’s dual mode services enables the users to use
GSM service any time in local networks, yet automatically transfer on to
satellite mode whenever out of local terrestrial coverage area.
THURAYA supports the following types of user terminals:
to GSM terminal in appearance, size and weight. GSM and satellite mode.
Consists of handheld terminal and vehicular fixed kit. GSM and satellite
of handheld terminal and indoor fixed kit. Satellite mode only.
- Similar in size,
weight and features to the GSM terminal
determination capability using GPS with an accuracy of 100m
- Standard GSM
Encryption Algorithm in GSM mode
- GSM standard
Encryption in THURAYA mode
- 3V and 3/5V Plug-in
SIM card compatible with the GSM
- Quadrifilar Helix
- Talk time in the
satellite mode is 2.4 hours using the 650 mAh batter and 4.5 hours using
the 1200 mAh battery
- Standards time in
the sattelite mode is 34.1 hours using the 650 mAh battery and 63 hours
using the 1200 mAh battery
- Serial port PC
- Li-Ion Battery with
capacity 650 & 1200 mAh