What does cutting-edge space technology, next-generation innovation and a dual ELERA and Global Xpress payload mean for our global mobility, government and IoT customers? I-6 F1 – the first of two Inmarsat-6 (I-6) satellites – is scheduled to launch from the JAXA Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on 21 Decemeber 2021 onboard
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The term “passive antenna” refers to a radiation-emitting device made completely of inert materials. In most cases, an Iridium passive antenna system consists of a passive radiator (antenna element), passive impedance matching, passive balun, passive tuning (capacitive or inductive), and passive interconnects (commonly 50 Ohm or 75 Ohm impedance). Depending on whether the antenna system
Iridium Certus 100 Service Launches

Iridium Certus 100 Service Launches

Iridium Certus 100 Service Launches MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Iridium Communications Inc. today announced that its Iridium Certus 100 “midband” service is commercially available for maritime, land mobile, IoT, aviation and government customers. Iridium Certus 100 provides a unique blend of capabilities for satellite connectivity, enabling small, low-profile antennas and battery-powered devices
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Satcom Global today announced a significant enhancement to its Ku-band Aura VSAT network, with the addition of the Eutelsat 174A (E174A) North Pacific and South Pacific satellite beams. The new coverage will strengthen and extend the Aura network across the North Pacific and Oceania regions, supporting the high-quality connectivity demands of a diverse range of
MCLEAN, Va., May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) today announced that the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) has selected Iridium and partner Thales Group as its Official Communications Partner, providing critical real-time communications for the fully autonomous transatlantic research vessel. Anticipated to set sail in Spring 2021, its first mission will be to
Iridium At A Glance - Apollo Satellite
Iridium is Proud to Share Its First Environmental, Social, and Governance Report Iridium is pleased to deliver their first Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report. Since inception, their core mission and purpose has been to provide communication and connectivity to places and people where it’s been impossible before, expanding social progress and safety as a responsible
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Iridium Overview In 1987, a few bold thinkers envisioned a revolutionary system of communications. Bary Bertiger, Ray Leopold, and Ken Peterson began working on a satellite-based communications system designed to connect people on a global scale – and in 1988 Iridium was born. Initially a project in a Motorola research lab in Arizona, Iridium was
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MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) today announced commercial availability of its newest standalone asset management device, Iridium Edge Pro.  The latest addition to the Iridium Edge family of products, Iridium Edge Pro is the company’s first programmable solution for asset management, tracking, and recovery.  The new device enables Iridium’s