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Thuraya XTThe smallest and lightest satellite phone, even on call rates

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The world’s toughest satellite phone for use in the most challenging environments

The only satellite phone to meet the most demanding criteria for splash resistance, dust resistance and shock proofing, Thuraya XT combines its unparalleled phone functionality with the dependability of the Thuraya satellite network. Thuraya XT is ideal for users who operate in remote areas and harsh environments where local networks are unreliable.

The world’s most compact and lightest satellite phone
The Thuraya XT has been designed to meet your mobility requirements in the harshest of environments. The phone is a favoured by a wide range of users including adventurers and corporate users for its portability.

Certified to perform in tough environments
Built to exacting standards, the Thuraya XT is one of the world’s most durable satellite phones and features external casings made of the latest hi-tech polycarbonate material. Thuraya XT’s IP54/IK03 rating is a globally recognized standard from the International Electrotechnical Commission. Splash resistant, dust resistant and shock-proofed, Thuraya XT is suited for use in demanding conditions where other satellite phones cannot operate.

Reliable satellite telephony while on the move
The Thuraya XT phone features an advanced technology that combines the strength of the Thuraya satellites with the purpose designed handset antenna in order to provide full and consistent walk-and-talk capability. Our powerful satellite network enables High Penetration Alerting which allows you to use the Thuraya XT even if the antenna is stowed away or in a moving vehicle when coupled with a docking unit.

Easy, fast and reliable internet connectivity
The satellite phone’s GmPRS capabilities enables you to easily send or receive emails and browse the web with your laptop or PC — from virtually anywhere. Thuraya XT features the industry’s fastest data speeds of up to 60 Kbps.

Dependable battery life
Thuraya XT’s durable battery provides you with up to 6 hours of talk-time and 80 hours of standby time.

Supported by an extensive and reliable satellite network
Supported by Thuraya’s superb satellite network that covers two-thirds of the globe, you will always be in touch.

Glare resistant display
Satellite phones are often used under bright daylight, which makes it difficult to read the screen’s text screen. However, the advanced glare resistant display of Thuraya XT, with its high contrast menu, allows for easy readability in direct sunlight, no matter how bright the co nditions.

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Factsheet: Thuraya XT Factsheet

FAQs: Thuraya XT Frequently Asked Questions

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Thuraya Online Services – Acquire your satellite services with greater convenience!
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Value Added Services

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Thuraya Recharge Services – Acquire your satellite services with greater convenience!
Western Union® Quick PaySM service: Thuraya customers can now recharge pre-paid voice and data SIMs with no extra fee at over 220,000 participating Western Union agent locations. To top-up your Thuraya prepaid voice SIM card, visit a participating Western Union agent location, provide your identification and Thuraya phone number, and then re-load your prepaid SIM card with a cash payment. Family, friends and colleagues can also add pre-paid credit on behalf of a Thuraya user traveling abroad. For more information on this service, click here.

Phone Recharge: This service enables you to acquire airtime online, using your credit card to recharge your Thuraya prepaid SIM instantly. You can also buy airtime by making a free call from your Thuraya handset. Simply dial the Thuraya toll-free number provided upon registering with FoneRecharge, and follow the voice prompts to select your recharge amount. Visit to buy airtime now.

Thuraya Cloud Refill: If you are a Thuraya Service Partner or distributor, you can now purchase prepaid airtime credit in bulk online and distribute it either directly to your end users or through your own distribution network. Learn more

Thuraya XT-HotspotThuraya XT-Hotspot: The only Wi-Fi router on the market offering a plug-and-play solution, the Thuraya XT-Hotspot enables easy and economical internet access over Thuraya's mobile satellite network with fast data speeds of up to 60 Kbps. Read more

Fixed Docking Unit-XTFDU XT: The FDU-XT is a home and office docking adapter that allows you to use the Thuraya XT phones in an indoor setting. Simply connect the FDU-XT with the antennas, dock your Thuraya XT handset into the cradle and start to enjoying satellite phone connectivity. Read more

Car ChargerCar Charger: Charge your handset using standard 12V car cigarette lighter socket.

Travel ChargerTravel Charger: Charge your handset using a compact device that links to a mains socket.

Thuraya Solar Charger: Charge your handset anytime and anywhere with our multi-functional portable solar charger. Download factsheet.

USB Data CableUSB Data Cable: Connect your satellite phone to a PC quickly and efficiently, enabling you to send and receive data and faxes.

Sattrans Vehicle Docking KitSattrans Vehicle Docking Kit (SAT-VDA): Ensures reliable satellite services while on the go, with built-in loudspeaker and microphone for easy hands-free communications

Sattrans Vehicle Docking CradleSattrans Vehicle Docking Cradle (SAT-DOCKER): Ensure hands-free satellite services in vehicles, using an easy-to-install and reliable docker.

Indoor Enablers: Thuraya’s indoor enablers allow you to use any of our products in an indoor setting, providing coverage of up to 100m2 with the support of an outdoor antenna to provide maximum signal strength. Thuraya’s indoor enablers are easy to install and supports voice, data/fax, SMS and GmPRS at speeds of up to 60/15 Kbps (download/upload).
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Spare BatterySpare Battery: This works as a back-up battery for your Thuraya XT. A freshly charged spare battery extends usage time in areas where you don’t have access to electricity. Keeping a spare battery on hand ensures that your Thuraya XT is always ready for use. The charging time of a fully discharged Thuraya XT battery is approximately 2 hours 25 minutes.

 Silicon Cover Case: Even the toughest handsets need to be protected. Get the our customized silicon cover case for that additional layer of protection.