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.
Original research commissioned by Inmarsat suggests that the maritime industry is more amenable to adopting analytic, management, and operational tools applied through the Internet of Things (IoT) than many commentators have supposed. The release of ‘Industrial IoT: Maritime’ coincides with Posidonia 2018 and is part of the Inmarsat Research Programme 2018, which provides a cross-sectoral
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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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Cyber Security
Mobile training app for crew and intelligent endpoint security for onboard computers strengthen Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure portfolio of products. Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security service, Fleet Secure, as it continues to develop solutions that combat ever-increasing cyber security threats faced by ship owners and ship managers. Vessel operators will
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Satellite Communications
Inmarsat today announced the publication of the 2018 Super yacht Connectivity Report, which highlights the crucial role that satellite communications is playing in addressing connectivity issues within the Superyacht market. The research, which is available for the first time as a downloadable report reveals that almost three-quarters (73%) of Superyacht owners are demanding seamless connectivity
Iridium Aviation
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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Truly Global
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 digital transformation of the commercial shipping industry will pass a major milestone this September. Inmarsat has today confirmed that the 5,000th ship installation of Fleet Xpress, the world’s only high-speed, globally-available Ka-band VSAT service designed for mobility and available from a single operator will be completed by the close of the month. Following its
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