Thuraya IP

Forttel offers Thuraya IP

Forttel offers the Thuraya IP

Thuraya IP is a satellite modem offers Broadband Data Service through a highly compact, ultra lightweight and advanced satellite terminal. As the world’s first and only Mobile Satellite Service to support 384 Kbps streaming IP, Thuraya IP offers superior ‘Always on’ super quick Internet access even from the remotest regions in more than 120 countries in the world.

A generation ahead in design and performance, Thuraya IP satellite broadband modem combines ultimate performance with a customized rugged design and protection to sustain rough usage. It is very portable and easy to setup – a simple plug and play mechanism that comes with user friendly graphical user interface.

Thuraya IP is ideal…

  • For single users using bandwidth-hungry applications, such as transmission of store and forward video, live video and video conferencing.
  • For small teams who need to set up a temporary office with broadband connectivity from standard to various data applications.
  • Corporate customers
  • Government agencies
  • Media
  • Non Governmental Organizations


  • Internet access – High speed Internet at speeds of up to 444 Kbps.
  • Streaming – Select guaranteed quality of service up to 384 Kbps on demand for bandwidth hungry applications like video streamin
  • Remote Connectivity – Broadband access to your corporate network, for up-to-date and instant access to company and customer information.
  • Email – Send and receive email via the Internet or other email applications.
  • File transfer – Send and receive large files.


Choice of multi performance options – Access your data applications with multiple performance options to suit your various operational requirements:

  • “Standard” background IP service with bandwidth of up to 444 Kbps for Internet access, etc
  • Dedicated streaming IP services ranging from 16 Kbps to 384 Kbps for bandwidth hungry applications like video streaming.
  • Absolutely Portable – Exceptionally small in size (A5 size), Thuraya IP can be easily moved across locations and set up instantly.
  • Highly Competitive – Offers the most attractive and competitive service with volume based charging via various bundling options and unlimited usage price plans.
  • Robust – Conforms to IP 55 standard ingress protection standards; enabling outdoor installation in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Unmatched Flexibility – Easy to use in both portable and semi-fixed environments. Instant LAN setup through multi-user support allows an entire team to share a single unit.
  • Convenience– Simply connect Thuraya IP to a laptop, point to the satellite and enjoy satellite Broadband services.
  • Stand Alone – Easy to setup and start working- no laptop or PC is required to navigate setup. An embedded button and LCD in the terminal guides you through the whole setup control.
  • Complete security with GmPRS encryption algorithm (GEA2) – Connect seamlessly via your preferred VPN application.

ThurayaIP Technical Specifications

Physical Characteristics

Weight1.3 Kg terminal and battery
Size158mm x 225mm x 50mm (A5 size)

IP Data Services

Background class of serviceUp to 444 Kbps over a shared channel
Streaming IPWithout External Antenna: 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 Kbps
With External Antenna: 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 384 Kbps


Operating temperatureRunning from External Supply: -25 °C to +55 °C
Running from Battery: 0 °C to +50 °C
Storage temperatureIncluding Battery: -20 °C to +60 °C
Excluding Battery: -40 °C to +80 °C
Operating humidity95% RH at 40 °C
Mechanical vibration200-2000 Hz, 0.3 m²/s³
Unpacked Drop0.5 m on Concrete Surface
Water and dust proofingIP-55 standard


External PowerMains power supply adapter, 100-240 V AC at 50 -60 Hz
Input Voltage12 volt DC


Battery LifeUp to 36 hours standby time
1 hour of continuous transmission at the highest rate
Battery TypeLithium-Ion
Battery Charge temperature0 °C to +40 °C


ConnectorsEthernet (RJ-45), USB
User InterfaceWeb based graphical user interface accessible via standard web browser
External antenna connectorGPS, Active & passive antenna
WLAN connectivityIEEE 802.11b standard with:

WEP encryption

SSID Broadcasting control

MAC address filtering


Compatible Internet Browsers

Microsoft Internet Explorer6.0 or later for Windows
5.0 or later for Mac
Netscape Communicator7.0 or later
Mozilla FireFox2.0 or later
Safari1.2 on Mac


VOIPSkype, MSN, Yahoo, AOL, Asterisk
Video and Other applicationsStreambox, Quicklink
VPN systemsCisco-VPN client V1 or V2.6.3

Nortel-Contivity VPN Client V04_15.06

Netscreen-Remote Client 8.1


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