Handheld Phones
  - Thuraya-XT
  - Thuraya SG-2520
  - Thuraya SO-2510
  - Hughes 7101
  - Hughes 7100
  - Ascom
Thuraya SG-2520

Thuraya SG-2520 is a breakthrough in satellite communication technology.

As the world’s smartest and lightest dual-mode satellite mobile phone (170g), Thuraya SG-2520 offers dynamic performance, inimitable style and innovative features surpassing all other available satellite-based products.

Smart phone

Using cutting edge satellite technology, Thuraya SG-2520 is and advanced “smart phone” with 3-in-1 integrated technologies (satellite, GSM Tri-band and GPS) offering users and unparalleled combination of quality and performance.

GSM Tri-band

The satellite service option in Thuraya SG-2520 allows you to roam across nearly one third of the globe, from border to border; in urban areas and remote locations providing the advantages of easy mobility and seamless service beyond land-based telecommunication systems. This means that if you are in Thuraya’s coverage area you can make and receive calls anywhere in the world. And when outside the coverage area, you can also use your phone within a GSM compatible network.

Thuraya SG-2520 is the only satellite tri-band phone that provides connectivity on 900/1800/1900 MHz GSM networks offering greater flexibility in high traffic GSM environments with increased phone usability and voice quality in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and North America.

GPS Services

Thuraya SG-2520 offers superior GPS navigation capabilities that allow user to find locations and reach destinations quickly and safely.

Mobile Satellite Internet

Thuraya SG-2520 is GmPRS enabled. The embedded micro browser facilitates convenient Internet access. You can download/upload information at speeds of up to 60/15 kbps using Thuraya’s satellite network anywhere in Thuraya’s coverage area.

Other Features

A high resolution, 262,000-colour user friendly display [1.9 inch] enables easy viewing of the phone’s multimedia applications.

Thuraya SG-2520 supports 12 languages including Arabic, English, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu.

Interactive Applications
Thuraya SG-2520 supports a variety of applications based on Java (J2ME)

- Download SG-2520 Brochure
- Download Upgrade Software
- Download Firmware Release 5.9
- Download Firmware Release 5.9
- Thuraya Mobile Satellite Services

Mobile Satellite Services
Extensive and Superior Connectivity

Thuraya’s dual mode (GSM and satellite) handsets integrate terrestrial and satellite services, expanding the boundaries of local telecom providers and allowing customers to roam vast areas without service interruption or failure.

Thuraya’s mobile services area ideal for telephony services in underserved areas mainly in the following segments: individuals in need of reliable satellite communication, frequent Travelers, Oil and Gs, Construction, Tourism, Media, Agriculture, Forestry, Governments, UN and NGOs.

The ‘Roaming’ service in Thuraya makes it possible for GSM subscribers to have access to the latest mobile satellite technology by using the Thuraya handset. These users can access Thuraya network in Thuraya coverage area in and out of their home countries and wherever GSM coverage lapses. On the other hand, Thuraya subscribers can roam within any Live Roaming Partner GSM Network according to their preference or when they are out of Thuraya satellite coverage reach.

Thuraya handheld phones are ably supported with Indoor Enablers and Accessories. With Thuraya’s Fixed Docking Unit (FDU), satellite telephony is no more a communication tool of the outdoors. Thuraya’s FDU is a home/office-docking adaptor that allows the usage of the Thuraya satellite mobile phone in an indoor environment.

In addition, the Vehicular Docking Adapter (VDA) provides a station for the Thuraya phone recharging and in-vehicle operations. The VDA complements the Thuraya phone by extending its operations and functionalities in mobile dynamic environments whether at road or at sea. Both FDU and the VDA are compatible for the usage with ThurayaMarine as well.

The satellite telecommunication services offered by Thuraya mobile handsets include:

• Voice
• Fax
• Data
• Messaging
• Location determination (GPS)
• Value Added Services

Thuraya Phones:
• SG-2520
• SO-2510
• Hughes 7101
• Hughes 7100
• Ascom

• System
Satellite, GSM Tri-Band (900/1800/1900)

• Enhanced GPS Feature

• Memory
Internal – up to 128 MB
External – SD memory card

• Dimensions
138.5 x 52 x 18.8 mm (h x w x d)

• Weight

• Display
262,000 colors

• Camera
Integrated 1.3 pixels (1.9 inch)

• Connectivity
Bluetooth (1.1), USB (1.1), Infrared Port (1.1)

• GmPRS capabilities
Satellite mode
Downstream: up to 60 Kbps*
Upstream: up to 15 Kbps*
GSM mode:
Downstream: Up to 85.6 Kbps*
Upstream: up to 42.8 Kbps*

• Fax and Data at 9.6Kbps
(Circuit Switched)

• Operating System
WinCE 4.2

• Micro browser
HTML, WAP 1.0, WAP 2.0

• Languages
Supports 12 languages

• Battery

Satellite Mode
Talk Time up to 2.4 hrs**
Standby time up to 40+ hrs**

GSM Mode
Talk time up to 4.0 hrs**
Standby time up to 40+ hrs**

*Depends on the operator network configuration and radio access technology used
** Depends on phone usage.

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