Thuraya and Vocality announce Strategic Partnership
Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services Operator and Vocality, a leading network router manufacturer for the defense and first responder sectors today announced a strategic partnership agreement. The new agreement enables Thuraya to provide Vocality solutions through its global network of Service Partners serving commercial and defense mobile satellite communications markets.
Vocality’s ELITE Fusion platform is scheduled for launch early in 2014 and will be available for use on Thuraya’s network. The ELITE Fusion is a cutting edge, first responder communications platform combining voice, radio relay (push to talk), network routing and security for a complete field communications package. When integrated with Thuraya’s highly portable IP terminals, ELITE Fusion makes for a compelling portable communications platform.
“Thuraya’s partnership with Vocality is another example of our commitment to collaborating with the industry’s leading solution developersto provide our defense and enterprise users with reliable and secure communication innovations. The addition of ELITE Fusion to our portfolio enables us to provide our end users with a total communication package that further strengthens our offerings for these key verticals,” said Randy Roberts, Vice President of Innovation at Thuraya.
“We are pleased to be working with Thuraya, a true innovator in the MSS sector. Certification from Thuraya further enables us to expand our reach within enterprise and defense. Vocality brings deep expertise in bandwidth optimized voice – be it VoIP or regular POTS voice – and this will enhance the efficiency and quality of Thuraya voice services,” said Julian Bashford, Chief Executive Officer of Vocality.