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  • FAA Approves Iridium Air-Traffic Service; CEO Matt Desch Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FAA Approves Iridium Air-Traffic Service; CEO Matt Desch Comments

    Iridium Communications announced yesterday the Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of the company’s satellite data service for planes flying overseas. Iridium offers global coverage, and the decision will present the aviation industry with an alternative for long-range voice and data communication systems. According to Iridium, the decision marks an important milestone in providing […] More

  • Desch Takes Seat on Pilots Association's Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Desch Takes Seat on Pilots Association’s Board

    Matthew Desch, CEO and director of Iridium Communications, Inc., will join the board of trustees for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. The AOPA provides member pilots with news, training and safety programs. The association is comprised of more than 400,000 members. Desch, an avid pilot, flies a turbocharged Cessna 210 single-engine aircraft. He joined […] More

  • Iridium CEO to Present at Technology Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iridium CEO to Present at Technology Conference

    Iridium Communications Inc. announced this week Chief Executive Officer Matthew J. Desch will speak at the 2011 Stifel Nicolaus Technology, Communications & Internet Conference in San Francisco on Feb. 10. Stifel Nicolaus, a financial services company based in St. Louis, Mo., hosts a variety of client-centric conventions annually, matching investors with experts from the technology, […] More

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