Thuraya Telecommunications Company has launched Thuraya XT-PRO, targeted at professional users across a range of market sectors including government, energy, media and NGOs. According to the company, it is the only satellite phone to feature built-in GPS, BeiDou and Glonass for highest accuracy and added security in every region.
The Thuraya XT-PRO has a talk-time of up to 9 hours and it is jet-water, dust and shock resistant. Its hardened Gorilla(R) glass display is the largest available on a satellite phone; and the screen is designed for glare resistance, which allows for optimal visibility in bright sunlight, states the company. In case of emergency, it has a dedicated SOS button with advanced navigation and tracking features for added safety.
Samer Halawi, chief executive officer of Thuraya, said: "The launch of the Thuraya XT-PRO reaffirms our leadership position in the mobile satellite phone sector. It houses all three major navigation systems, the longest talk-time, and the largest display on the market. Following the success of the SatSleeve and the XT-LITE, we continue to demonstrate our ability to disrupt the mobile satellite industry with ground-breaking products of the highest quality. The XT-PRO is ideal for our core customer base of professional satellite phone users who count on us to deliver highly reliable connectivity in some of the world's toughest and most remote places."
"The Thuraya XT-PRO builds on the success of the highly popular Thuraya XT and introduces new features and functionality for an enhanced user experience. This allows Thuraya to strengthen its satellite phone portfolio with the new flagship product, Thuraya XT-PRO, for the professional user, and the Thuraya XT-LITE for the casual user," added Halawi. "The XT-PRO's feature upgrades and its sleek design reflect our aim to understand and continuously evaluate what users are looking for in a satellite phone," he added.