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Emergency Response and Humanitarian Aid With Iridium


Restore Order and Respond Quickly in an Emergency

Iridium provides critical connectivity that operates reliably, effectively and efficiently — providing vital
assistance whenever and wherever it is needed making emergency response teams more effective.

The ability to deliver truly global and truly mobile communications outside of terrestrial coverage, where
infrastructure has been compromised or security is an issue has made Iridium the go-to standard for first
responders and aid organizations around the world.

Exceptional Reach, Reliability and Value #

Iridium delivers key advantages for humanitarian organizations and first responders around the globe — now and long into the future.

  • Pole-to-pole satellite coverage
  • Reliable network availability and near real-time services
  • One-rate, global usage pricing, currently with no roaming surcharges
  • Rugged, mobile devices with ‘always-connected’ antenna designs for increased incoming call availability
  • Easily deployed products that operate throughout all global regions



Stay in Contact When it Matters Most #

When every second matters with emergency response teams and lives hang in the balance, you need fast, secure and ‘always connected’ group communications.

Iridium and its partners provide solutions to help your team communicate, coordinate, and run critical applications for enhanced situational awareness and faster response times in the field. Stay connected with enhanced safety in remote locations and disaster-affected areas where terrestrial networks are non-existent, expensive or damaged.

Taking Responsiveness to the Extreme #

Iridium Extreme PTT is the world’s first ever truly global push-to-talk device. It combines fast, simple and secure group communications with the power of the toughest, most feature-rich PTT-enabled satellite phone on the market — in an instant, anywhere.

Keep Communications in Hand, Everywhere #

Your satellite phone might be the most important piece of equipment you pack, especially in an emergency. Iridium 9555 and Iridium Extreme handsets are tough and compact, and deliver unparalleled performance far beyond the limits of traditional networks. So you enjoy the same high-quality experience — no matter where you end up.


Avoid Building from the Ground Up #

Aid workers in remote or developing areas face many challenges in getting help where it is needed most — reliable communications should not be one.

The Iridium network does not rely on local ground infrastructure, so it is unaffected by what happens on the ground, allowing you (as well as emergency response teams) to maintain critical connections while helping to build or restore infrastructure. Iridium and partner technology give you the mobility, versatility and security you need to get the job done — from day one.

Put Your Devices to Work Anywhere #

Iridium GO is the first-ever reliable global connection to provide voice and text messaging for smartphone users — so you can call, text, email, SOS or get the latest news and weather updates, anywhere on the planet. Plus, it is rugged and compact, so you can take your personal communications experience wherever duty calls.

When Push Comes to Shove, Connect Instantly Your Way #

When you are in an emergency and in the field in areas without reliable infrastructure, you need group communications that are as fast, dependable and adaptable as you are. Iridium Push-to-Talk is secure, simple to use and changes on the fly as quickly as your situation does. It’s Push-to-Talk the way it was meant to be — everywhere.

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