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Iridium Communications has launched a portable satellite communication device that can be paired with smartphones, laptops and tablets to make calls, use office or chat applications and transmit emails, photos and other data. Based on the Iridium Certus technology, the Iridium GO! exec can allow multiple users to wirelessly link their smart devices to the […] More
Iridium Communications has authorized GIT Satellite Communications to deliver the Certus global satellite broadband connection service to U.S. government customers. GIT said Thursday it has expanded its voice and data communications offerings for the federal government to include access to Iridium’s global L-band broadband and mid-band connectivity. Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president of government programs […] More
Iridium Communications and Qualcomm Technologies have agreed to enable satellite and emergency messaging services in various smartphone brands with plans to expand the capability to personal computers, vehicles and other consumer devices. Smartphones equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Satellite, which is backed by the Iridium satellite network, will enable users to gain global coverage and transmit […] More
Iridium Communications has named three new service providers to deliver the Certus global satellite broadband connection service to U.S. government customers. The McLean, Virginia-headquartered company said Wednesday MetOcean Telematics, NAL Research and Trace Systems are now authorized to distribute mobile communications services, such as voice, data and live-action video, through the L-band broadband network. “With […] More
SpaceX will use its Falcon 9 rocket to launch up to five of the six ground spare satellites of Iridium Communications in mid-2023 as part of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. The Iridium-9 mission will take off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California and will serve as the company’s second rideshare with SpaceX, Iridium […] More
Iridium Communications looks to send five backup satellites to space by availing cost-effective, rideshare opportunity and anticipates a potential $35 million deal for the launch service, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium and a 2022 Wash100 Award recipient, said the plan to deploy the majority of the six ground spares is meant to […] More
Senior officials at Iridium Communications said the U.S. Space Force is interested in adopting the company’s satellite broadband communications services as the military branch advances the Joint All Domain Command and Control concept, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president for government programs at Iridium, said the company intends to provide the Space […] More
Iridium Communications and Videosoft Global have partnered to help customers transmit live videos at ultra-low bandwidth using technology that can operate with terminals connected to the Certus satellite broadband network. VideoSoft’s FireLight platform will allow network users to send content for as low as 4 kilobits per second via authorized satellite terminals, Iridium said Monday. […] More
Iridium Communications and AnsuR Technologies have partnered to offer the latter’s video transmission software application to public and private sector customers of the Certus broadband satellite service. AnsuR will serve as a value-added developer in the partnership and seeks to help ASMIRA application users compress videos to transmit content through the L-band satellite network, Iridium […] More
TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 10, 2022 — Iridium Communications recorded a 5 percent total revenue growth to $614.5 million for the full-year 2021 and reported $378.2 million in operational earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization during the same year, GovCon Wire reported. Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium and a 2022 Wash100 Award winner, said […] More
Executive Mosaic has named Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as one of the recipients of the 2022 Wash100 Award for his leadership and efforts to achieve company growth in the mobile satellite service market. This marks the eighth consecutive year Desch was included in Executive Mosaic’s annual list of notable government contracting officials and […] More
Iridium Communications has supported the U.S. Army Reserve’s Monuments Officers program in its effort to identify, protect and preserve cultural heritage sites in Honduras by providing satellite connectivity and push-to-talk technology. A team of Monument Officer archaeologists deployed in Honduras used Iridium PTT handsets to communicate with the Virginia Museum of Natural History‘s Cultural Heritage […] More
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