The Thuraya Ascom provides integrated dual-band satellite and GSM modes, GPS navigation technology along with voice, data, fax and SMS. This satellite handset keeps you connected, wherever you are within Thuraya’s coverage area spanning more than 140 countries across Asia, Africa, Australia, the Middle East and Europe.
Dual-band satellite and GSM modes
The GSM functionality of this handset enables you to roam onto the networks of GSM providers. Using a Thuraya SIM card with GSM mode selected on your handset, you can make calls using our GSM partner networks, comprising more than 270 providers across 130 countries. You can also use the SIM card of a GSM partner in your Thuraya handset, allowing you to make and receive calls via an existing GSM phone number.
Data and SMS
The Thuraya Ascom provides convenient access to SMS. When connected to a PC, you can also access data and fax at 9.6 kbps.
GPS navigation services
The Thuraya Ascom enables you to find waypoints quickly and safely with its in-built GPS navigation functionality.
The Thuraya Ascom supports nine languages: English; Arabic; French; German; Italian; Russian; Turkish; Hindi and Farsi.