Planned System Activity Notification: Thuraya 2 Next Generation Voice Gateway Upgrade RESCHEDULED 27th March 2023

17. März 2023 - 03:03:01 CET

Planned System Activity Notifi­cation: Thuraya 2 Next Generation Voice Gateway Upgrade, Resche­duled again 27th March 2023


Upgradation of Thuraya 2 Voice Gateway to Next Generation Voice (NGV) Gateway

Services affected

Thuraya Voice and Packet services

Satellite impacted

Phase 2 covering all other Thuraya 2 beams, highlighted in purple below

Reason for notification

Phase 2: Potential inter­ruption of voice and packet services for 45 minutes

Start date and time 

Phase 2: Monday, 27 March 2023, 22:00 GMT

End date and time

Phase 2: Tuesday, 28 March 2023, 02:00 GMT

Activity duration

4 hours

Phase 2: Affected Coverage (Purple Colour) 

Abbreviations and their meaning

  • Americas I-4 = Satelite responsible for the region of North- and Southamerica
  • APAC = Asia Pacific
  • BGAN = Broadband Global Area Network. Inmarsat service for BGAN devices
  • CDR = Call Detail Record
  • EMEA = Satellite responsible for the region of European Middle East Africa
  • FB or FBB = FleetBroadBand. Inmarsat service for FBB devices
  • GSPS = Global Satellite Phone Service. Inmarsat voice service for IsatPhone
  • IRIS = Remote monitoring and control system
  • SB or SBB = SwiftBroadBand. Inmarsat service for SBB devices
  • TBC = To be confirmed
  • UTC = Universal Time Coordinated

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