Airtel Africa launches Thuraya satellite operations in 12 countries

Telecoms

Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of Indian telecommunications company Airtel has partnered with Dubai based mobile satellite services provider Thuraya to launch its products and services in 12 African countries and tap the growing demand for communication services.

Thuraya's satellite phones and IP+ broadband terminals can now be purchased by Airtel's customers through the company's Africa subsidiaries in the Congo-Brazzaville, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya and Zambia.

Source: Economic Times India 4 November 2014