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Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Matthew Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic“™s annual selection of most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for his efforts growing revenue and continued growth for the company. This marks the fifth consecutive Wash100 award for Desch.


Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as an inductee into the 2021 edition of the Wash100, for stewarding the company through the launch of its broadband service upgrade, satellite cloud-based offering for internet of things and maritime emergency response system. This marks Desch“™s seventh consecutive Wash100 Award.

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said the company expects its Certus multi-service communications platform to enter the commercial market in 2018 before the complete Iridium NEXT satellite network becomes fully operational. Desch told Runway Girl Network in an interview published Thursday that Iridium eyes the maritime sector for Certus 350 with plans to introduce Certus 700 to the commercial […] More
Iridium Communications has donated 25 satellite phones and batteries to the International Telecommunication Union as part of efforts to increase the organization’s emergency communications capacity for disaster response and recovery activities. ITU said Wednesday Iridium first donated emergency telecommunication equipment to the organization in 2007. “Iridium’s donation comes at a critical time when natural disasters are on the increase,” said Brahima […] More
Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has shared his thoughts on emerging satellite broadband ventures in an interview with Via Satellite magazine. Mark Holmes writes Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2015, told the publication he believes the plans of SpaceX and OneWeb to build their own satellite Internet networks somewhat reflect Iridium’s approach […] More
Iridium and Wyless have become members of a global trade organization that advocates the use of machine-to-machine communications, also known as the “Internet of Things.” As members of the International M2M Council, satellite services company Iridium and M2M managed services firm Wyless will leverage their experience and aim to help IMC reach its first goal of […] More
The ConnectPort X5 R by Digi International is now certified to use the Iridium satellite network for global, two-way, low-latency data communications, offering remote connectivity to mobile assets via cellular or satellite networks. The ConnectPort X5 R offers wide area networking connectivity to support cellular, Wi-Fi, GPS, vehicle area network and satellite functionality. VANs allow […] More
Iridium Communications has designated the National Geographic Society Exploration Technology Lab as a value-added developer of Iridium Connected devices as part of a philanthropic program with the National Geographic Society meant to advance research and exploration. Iridium said Tuesday it will work with the Exploration Technology Lab to develop technologies that could deliver satellite communications […] More
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
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