Regulatory Approvals Granted to Iridium in Japan Iridium today announced that Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) has approved regulatory amendments necessary to allow for Japanese adoption of Iridium Certus broadband, Iridium Controller–Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) and other aeronautical services for aviation and Iridium’s Global Maritime Distress and Safety System service (GMDSS).
Iridium Critical Communications Utilysed By Canadian Coast Guard Iridium Communications Inc. today announced that the Canadian Coast Guard has adopted Iridium Certus connectivity with support from an Iridium partner. The Coast Guard deployed dozens of Iridium Certus Thales VesseLINK 700 terminals on its vessels, including icebreakers, to contribute to reliable internet connectivity as crew members