Thuraya XT-PRO Satellite Phone

Thuraya XT-PRO Satellite Phone

Coverage Map - Thuraya (OSC)

Check out the coverage for Thuraya here

Voice Capability

Stay only a voice call away from friends, family or colleagues even when in the remotest of areas!

Low Speed Data (OSC)

This unit is ideal to be used in conjunction with our compression software, RemoteMail, to allow you to send and receive basic emails and also gain access to GRIB Weather files. This unit is not suitable for web browsing.

SOS Function

Have added peace of mind by settting up the designated SOS button on this device.  You can either set this up to send to friends, family or colleagues or alternatively why not be super safe and sign up to GEOS emergency response (GEOS service not available on PLBs or EPIRBs)

Online Tracking with OrbitalTrack

Track your asset online via OrbitalTrack, providing added peace of mind for you and all of your followers back home. Additional fees apply.

SMS & Email Capability

Send a message through your satellite phone to an email address or SMS number.

Dust & Water Resistant

One of the more rugged devices, this unit has a very high Ingress Protection (IP) rating. See Specification for the exact rating.

Designed for professional users, Thuraya XT-PRO is the world’s most advanced satellite phone which is ruggedized and equipped with long battery life, ensuring connectivity no matter where you go.

$938.00 (Ex. VAT)
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The Thuraya XT-PRO packages below are based on the Thuraya NOVA tariff which offers reduced calling rates in many countries including the UK and most of Europe.  Check the full list of countries included in the Thuraya NOVA Zone > 


If the country you will be using the phone in is not listed you may want to consider a Thuraya Standard tariff which offers flat pricing across the whole of the Thuraya coverage area. Both Standard and NOVA SIMs offer 365 Day Validity. If you wish to choose the Standard Prepaid option, please choose "Thuraya XT-PRO Only" below.  Purchase a Thuraya Standard SIM Card > 


A final airtime option is a Pay Monthly contract.  If you wish to choose this option please choose "Thuraya XT-PRO Only" below.  More information on Thuraya XT-PRO Pay Monthly Options >

Thuraya XT-PRO PackageValidity PeriodPriceBuy Online
Thuraya XT-PRO OnlyThuraya XT-PRO Only$938.00938 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya XT-PRO + NOVA SIM with 10 UnitsValid for 365 Days$964.00964 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya XT-PRO + NOVA SIM with 30 UnitsValid for 365 Days$985.00985 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya XT-PRO + NOVA SIM with 60 UnitsValid for 365 Days$1,017.001017 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya XT-PRO + NOVA SIM with 170 UnitsValid for 365 Days$1,131.001131 (Ex. VAT)

Designed for professional users, Thuraya XT-PRO is ruggedized and equipped with longest battery life on any satellite phone, ensuring connectivity no matter where you go. The Thuraya XT-PRO is the first satellite phone with built-in GPS, BeiDou and Glonass capability for highest flexibility in all regions. It has the biggest display on any satellite phone and comes with hardened Gorilla® glass for harsh environments. The screen is designed for glare resistance which allows for optimal visibility in bright sunlight and it includes a brightness sensor to automatically adjust the backlight of the display. It is one of the only phones that offers dual GSM & satellite voice calling through one SIM card*.

The Thuraya XT-PRO comes with: 

  • Thuraya XT-PRO Satellite Phone
  • Battery
  • AC Charger with Int'l Plugs
  • USB Data Cable
  • Cigarette Lighter Adaptor
  • Standard 3.5mm earphone jack
  • Thuraya NOVA SIM (excluding handset only option)

Global Navigation Satellite System For the first time on a satellite phone, you can select your preferred navigation system and choose between GPS, BeiDou and Glonass for highest accuracy and added security in every region.

Longest talk-time on any satellite phone With a talk-time of up to 9 hours and a standby time of up to 100 hours the Thuraya XT-PRO enables reliable communications whenever you need it.

Glare resistant Gorilla® glass display Toughened glass for harsh conditions and customized outdoor display for easy readability in direct sunlight, no matter how bright the conditions are.

Dedicated SOS button The XT-PRO has a dedicated SOS button which is easy to use in times of distress. Even when the phone is switched off, simply press and hold the SOS button for 3 seconds. This starts the phone and triggers the emergency service (call and/or SMS) to any pre-programmed number.

Compact and rugged design Small enough to easily fit in your pocket, the Thuraya XT-PRO is jet water and dust resistant as well as shock proof to withstand harsh environments.

Calls, SMS, fax and Internet connectivity Make calls, send SMS and fax messages and connect your laptop or PC to access the Internet in satellite mode whenever there is no terrestrial network available.

Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network Thuraya’s system is renowned for having the most reliable satellite network and the advanced omni-directional antenna of the Thuraya XT-PRO ensures an uninterrupted signal when walking or moving, offering full walk-and-talk capability. The Thuraya XT-PRO also enables you to receive a call notification even if your satellite signal is too weak to receive the call itself. This is particularly useful when the Thuraya XT-PRO is in your pocket with the antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times.

Additional features include: Speakerphone, Address book, Alarms, Calculator, Calendar, Call Logs, Conference Calls, Contact Groups, Speed Dialing, Stopwatch, World Time

*The XT-LITE / XT-PRO will only work in GSM mode with an international roaming enabled SIM supplied by an official Thuraya roaming partner, or a Thuraya Post-Paid SIM. GSM mode is not available on prepaid Thuraya SIM cards. The phone must be used outside with a clear line of sight to the sky to use the GSM mode.

Not all mobile networks allow you to send text messages to satellite phones and as a result text messaging can be unreliable. Please check with your provider or contact us for further information.


General Specifications
Dimensions 5" x 2.08" x 1.06"
Weight 0.47lb
Talk Time Battery Life Up to 9 hours*
Standby Battery Life Up to 100 hours*
Operating temperature -10º C to + 55º C
Storage temperature -20º C to +70º C
Humidity 5 to 95% RH (at 40º C)
Display 2.4” toughened Gorilla® glass outdoor display
Ingress protection: Jet water resistant, dust resistant, shock proof (IP55/IK05)
Data services: GmPRS up to 60/15 kbps (down/up) Circuit switched 9.6 kbps
Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS): GPS, BeiDou, Glonass
Languages English, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Portuguese, Urdu. Chinese firmware: Simplified Chinese, English
Key Features
Messaging services include: Calls, SMS, Fax and SMS to email 
Micro USB charger
UDC jack for data transmission,
 Earphone connector (3.5mm)
Antenna connector for docking units
Compatible with Windows 8/8.1, 7, Vista
Multi-Lanuage Firmware:

*Depends on phone usage and network conditions 

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