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laforge, 02/19/2016 10:50 PM

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= Thuraya =
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Thuraya is used to refer to both a Satellite network (constellation) as well as the UAE based company that owns + operates the satellites.
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See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuraya for more general information on the company
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Technically, the satellites have been built by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hughes_Communications Hughes Communications] in the US, and they use a system based on the ETSI [wiki:GMR_Specifications].
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