Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) agreed to recognize that the Iridium network meets all the criteria of the IMO needed to provide mobile satellite services in the GMDSS and to adopt the “Statement of Recognition” proposed by the United States as a Committee Resolution.

The Ocean Cleanup Chooses Iridium

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that it has been selected as the preferred provider of satellite communications services for The Ocean Cleanup, the non-profit organization deploying advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. The Ocean Cleanup is embarking on one of the largest environmental initiatives of this generation by cleaning up ocean
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Iridium Certus Continues Momentum

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced some new Iridium Certus service providers for the maritime industry. Critical to the enablement of the digitalization of shipping, Iridium Certus will offer a superior L-band satellite broadband connectivity solution making its service providers invaluable in delivering it to their customers around the world. With state-of-the-art small form factor
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Iridium is proud to provide aviation solutions that help keep crew, craft, and commuters secure with global flight safety services. Over the past few years adoption of Iridium aviation services has increased dramatically, and as the market evolves, Iridium expects to see a continued increase. Last year, Iridium announced that their Air Traffic Service (ATS)
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Every market uses a certain vocabulary. The maritime connectivity market is no different. Besides many regulatory acronyms such as Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT), Ship Security Alert System (SSAS), Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) – we all use technical abbreviations within our conversations such as High Throughput Satellite (HTS), Maximum Information Rate (MIR), Committed
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The world’s first truly global network that allows you to communicate globally with the convenience of a push-to-talk-only handheld is in development from Iridium and Icom. Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that Icom Incorporated (Icom) has joined its partner ecosystem as a licensed Value-Added Manufacturer (VAM) and will be developing the world’s first
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The Iridium System

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Iridium Certus Mobile
Powered by the Iridium NEXT low-Earth orbit satellite constellation, Iridium Certus Mobile is a new multi-service communications platform set to disrupt the industry-status quo by bringing a more efficient, reliable and cost-effective way to achieve 100 percent global connectivity. With uncompromising coverage and speeds reaching up to 1.4 Mbps, even in the most remote areas of