Third Thuraya

Boeing Satellite Systems will deliver Thuraya-2 for launch in January 2003, and will build Thuraya-3, the third in a series of GEO-Mobile satellites for Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company of United Arab Emirates. The Thuraya system provides blanket mobile communications coverage to Europe, the Middle East, North and Central Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Central Asia, a region inhabited by an estimated 2.3 billion people.

For further information:
Public Relations
Boeing Space and Communications
(562) 797-4222
Public Relations Department
Boeing Satellite Systems
(310) 364-6363