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  • Thuraya SatSleeve satellite phone adaptor for iPhone review
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    Thuraya SatSleeve satellite phone adaptor for iPhone review

    By 2 July 2013

    When you're watching a movie and you see someone making a call from a far-flung location with a bulky-looking phone with a massive chunky pull-out antenna on the top, that's a satellite phone. They're interesting devices that communicate via orbiting...

  • Thuraya SatSleeve pictures and hands-on
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    Thuraya SatSleeve pictures and hands-on

    By 10 June 2013

    Satellite phones are just about one of the coolest communications devices on the planet. No longer are you restricted to being near a mobile phone mast. You can make and receive calls from almost anywhere. The problem, of course, is that it's an expensive...

  • Thuraya launches SG-2520 - the lightest dual-mode sat phone
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    Thuraya launches SG-2520 - the lightest dual-mode sat phone

    By 16 August 2007

    The Thuraya SG-2520 satellite phone is described as a breakthrough in satellite communication technology. As the world's lightest dual-mode satellite mobile phone this handset weighs 170g. For true globe trotters, this sat phone will give you coverage...