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Thuraya Handheld Satellite Phone By Hughes
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Thuraya Hughes Satellite Phone

(includes Thuraya Super SIM ($149 value), battery, AC charger, adapter kit and user guide)

If you do not think you will need this phone long term, we also offer the option to rent the Hughes Satellite Phone.  For more information and to get a quote, click here.

InTouch SmartCards is proud to add this phone to our range of global satellite services.  The Thuraya Hughes 7100 is a satellite handheld mobile phone with integrated satellite, GSM and GPS technology. The Thuraya phone offers a wide range of services including voice, data, fax, short messaging and location determination.

Seamless Connectivity

Thuraya handheld phones opens up a world of roaming.

Thuraya enables you to access local GSM networks and link to satellite mode outside of that service area. If you are in Thuraya’s coverage area you can make a call to, and receive a call from, anywhere in the world. If you are outside Thuraya’s coverage area you may be able to use Thuraya on GSM mode in areas with compatible standards.

  Coverage Map

(click on map for more detail)

  Rates - Postpaid
 Thuraya Postpaid Service costs about $45 a month, and will range from $0.79 to $1.80 a minute.  This will vary based on calling locations and called destinations.  Thuraya offers postpaid as well as two types of prepaid services:  Regular and ValuePlus.

Regular prepaid service call charges and postpaid service are about 25% higher than the ValuePlus prepaid service.

If you have any questions call us at 1-703-222-7161 or at 1-800-872-7626 from within the US.
  Rates - Prepaid

Thuraya Prepaid Traveler SIM - Three Months, $69.99 

 Includes an initial credit of 25 minutes worth of calls
 Receive calls for three months in Thuraya's coverage area, even without refilling your account
 Prepaid SIM cards can only be used in Satellite Mode

Thuraya Prepaid Super SIM - One Year, $139


Includes an initial credit of $10 worth of calls


The initial validity of the prepaid account is one year from the date you place your first call

 Receive calls throughout the year in Thuraya's coverage area, even without refilling your account
 100 free Short Messages
 Annual renewal fee of $90
 Prepaid air-time sold on prepaid scratch cards in $194 (160 unit) increments, extends the validity of the SIM Card for 3 months from the expiration date of the previous refill.

This works out to about $1.25 a minute with the Super SIM (for most calls back to the US from Iraq).

Most customers buy the original prepaid SIM/Service for $80 and then the Scratch Cards @ $194 each. They give you $194 of talk time.
 Phone Features
User friendly soft key operation
User Interface with 9 multi-languages supported
Voice over GSM and the Thuraya satellite network
Data and Fax at 9600 bps*
Short messaging service (SMS)
Supplementary services
Voice Mailbox
Last 10 calls of missed, received and dialed-with date and time stamps
Speed dialing
Any key answering
Lithium Ion Battery with capacity of 720 mAh (minimum)
Talk time in satellite mode is 2.4 hours and in GSM mode is 4 hours (minimum)
Standby time in satellite mode is 34.1 hours and in GSM mode is 33.3 hours (minimum)
Call cost function
16 ringing tones
Signal strength display and mode indication
Battery level display
GPS location determination and storage of 25 GPS positions
GPS location transmission via SMS
High Power Alerting (HPA)
Clock and date
2 Alarm clocks
Tone dialing (DTMF)
Weight is 220 grams
WAP 1.2 stack
GPS distance & direction
Downloadable ringing tones
* requires data cable

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