Thuraya introduces IP NEO terminal in collaboration with Cobham Satcom

IP NEO is a Thuraya 4-ready lightweight portable satellite data terminal, capable of fast simultaneous voice and data transfer.

Thuraya Telecommunications Company (Thuraya) has announced IP NEO, the first in a new family of next-generation satellite communications products packed with advanced features and technology.

The state-of-the-art IP NEO has been designed to deliver simultaneous voice and data transfer capabilities for government, non-governmental organisations, the energy sector, and enterprise use cases.

The product was developed in partnership with Cobham Satcom, a manufacturer of robust satcom solutions, and showcases Thuraya’s commitment to delivering cutting-edge satellite communication solutions to meet the evolving needs of its customers.

The IP NEO is a lightweight portable satellite L-band broadband data terminal and part of a rich portfolio of products based on a robust platform manufactured by Cobham Satcom. The product is primed to leverage the advanced capabilities of the Thuraya 4 Next Generation System (T4-NGS) to provide enhanced connectivity services and extended coverage.

The wider portfolio of next-generation broadband products will be launched in the coming months. These include commercial and government “communications-on-the-move” vehicular terminals, as well as maritime terminals in addition to new mobile gateways for both commercial and government customers.

Ali Al Hashemi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Yahsat, said: “We are thrilled to introduce the new IP NEO as the first of many innovative solutions to come from our collaboration with Cobham. With its advanced capabilities and unparalleled performance, the IP NEO exemplifies our commitment to driving technological advancement in satellite communications.”

Christophe Duret, Chief Executive Officer of Cobham Satcom, added: “The IP NEO is T4 ready and has been designed to anticipate future operator use cases across a broad spectrum of industries. It is capable of fast data and voice transmission while being ruggedly designed and cost-effective making it the ideal choice for infield operations in crisis-hit regions or emergencies.”