Thuraya seeking partners for US expansion

March 20, 2014 1:59 pm

Dubai-based provider of mobile-satellite services, Thuraya Telecoms Co has said it is looking to expand to the US, Bloomberg has reported. The firm is talking with financial backers and may consider buying spectrum or satellites to start a service in the US, said the chief executive of Thuraya, Samer Halawi. It may also seek agreements to attach its equipment to satellites owned by providers that already have US coverage, Halawi added.