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  • ITU Takes Iridium Satellite Phone Donation for Emergency Communications; Matt Desch Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITU Takes Iridium Satellite Phone Donation for Emergency Communications; Matt Desch Comments

    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

  • GEOS Emergency Service Available on Iridium Satellite Phone - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GEOS Emergency Service Available on Iridium Satellite Phone

    The GEOS emergency response service is now available to users of Iridium‘s Extreme satellite phone at no additional cost, Iridium announced in a release Tuesday. Iridium integrated the service into the phone’s SOS button. Iridium said a press of the button automatically dials the GEOS emergency response center. “Since the SOS button is programmable, customers have […] More

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