Thuraya to Discontinue Al Jazeera Mobile Services SMS

Dear Customers and Distributors, ambulance recipe

We would like to inform you that effective June 1, 2014 Thuraya will discontinue the following Al Jazeera Mobile Services SMS:

  • Breaking News
  • Political News
  • Business and Financial News
  • Sports Alerts – Football
  • Sports Alerts – Motor Racing
  • Sports Alerts – Cricket

Customers who are currently subscribed to these services, will no longer receive SMS alerts starting June 1st. The corresponding short codes 1650 (used to subscribe to the service) and 1651 (used to cancel the subscription) will also be deactivated starting June 1st. As an alternative to the Al Jazeera Mobile Services SMS, customers can subscribe to Thuraya’s Twitter Service and receive updates from Al Jazeera or any other Twitter account free of charge directly to their Thuraya handset.

Cygnus Telecom
Tel: +971 4 452 6633
Fax: +971 4 552 6644

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