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Ultra Electronics AEP, Thuraya partner for government services

Companies to provide secure, high availability satellite communications across Thuraya’s satellite network

Ultra Electronics AEP and Thuraya have signed a global agreement enabling Thuraya to offer a complete end-to-end solution comprising the Communicate and Encrypt range of solutions geared towards end users in the government sector.

Incorporated within Communicate, the Ultra Electronics AEP solution enhances mobile satellite communications, providing agnostic, seamless switching between Thuraya’s satellite and terrestrial network connections. In addition to supporting government users, the solution is also suitable for Thuraya’s customers in the energy, media, maritime and humanitarian NGOs sectors.

“Users in the government sector demand solutions that are secure and highly reliable at all times. Our partnership with Ultra Electronics AEP enables us to offer extremely secure communications over our robust satellite network. It also allows users to switch seamlessly between Thuraya’s satellite network and available terrestrial connections for clear communications and uninterrupted coverage no matter where they are deployed,” says Randy Roberts, Vice President of Innovation at Thuraya.

James Tolfree, Global Sales Director at Ultra Electronics AEP, adds: “This agreement is an important step forward and provides AEP with enormous reach via Thuraya’s mobile satellite presence across two-thirds of the globe. This is a strong endorsement of our product range, one of the few on the market to be accredited to protect the information assets of the UK and other governments’ data.