Iridium Network Ground Infrastructure

Iridium Network Ground Infrastructure

Iridium’s extensive, interconnected ground network provides multiple layers of redundancy and back-up systems for all critical functions to ensure high network reliability. Iridium’s cross-linked, low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation is supported by an extensive ground infrastructure that provides terrestrial connections for satellite voice and data calls, as well as network command, control, monitoring, and technical
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It’s Here and it’s Going Fast. Iridium OpenPort is the world’s first global, high-speed network specifically engineered for the maritime market. Iridium OpenPort offers true IP connectivity with up to three phone lines available for simultaneous use. Equipment is easy to install and surprisingly affordable. Iridium OpenPort delivers more bandwidth at a better price to
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Fast, Simple, Global, Iridium Push to Talk as it was meant to be. It has been around since the 1930s, providing immediacy of voice, one-to-many communication and fast response times for individuals doing tough jobs around the world. Military personnel, industrial workers, government staff, emergency crews, and utility companies use it to stay connected. It
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The Iridium PTT Solution is the world’s first global, satellite-based push-to-talk service. It enables fast, simple, and global group communications at the push of a button, enabling instant communication between participants located anywhere on earth. The solution includes the Iridium PTT service; the Iridium Command Center, the cloud-based management system where radios and talk groups
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Test Your Iridium Satellite Phone

For those working far afield or in harsh conditions, dangerous situations can arise quickly and can be impossible to predict — but they are not impossible to prepare for. If you rely on your satellite phone as a critical connection in times of need, you may want to Test Your Iridium Satellite Phone so you
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Iridium Communications Network

The Iridium Communications Network’s system is based on a network of 66 satellites. The satellite constellation is distributed on 6 near polar planes and each plane carries 11 operational satellites, as well as one spare satellite. Each satellite weighs approximately 689 kilograms (1,500 pounds) and orbits at an altitude of 780 kilometres (420 nautical miles) above
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Iridium Communications Inc. Iridium Communications: Iridium Satellite LLC is a company, based in McLean, Virginia, United States which operates the Iridium satellite constellation, a system of 66 active satellites used for worldwide voice and data communication from hand-held satellite phones and other transceiver units. The Iridium network is unique in that it covers the whole Earth, including poles, oceans and
Iridium NEXT - Global Communications
Iridium NEXT With the original constellation of satellites nearing the end of their life, Iridium announced its vision in February 2007 for the next generation of Iridium satellites. Known as Iridium Next, the new Iridium satellite system promises not only to replace the existing constellation of satellites, but Iridium Next also incorporates many new features. Although
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Iridium Satellite System Operation

Iridium satellite technology, theory and frequency bands Iridium satellite system is used to provide voice and data coverage to satellite phones, pagers and other equipment with full global coverage (including the poles). The Iridium satellite system is owned by Iridium LLC based in the USA. This corporation not only operates the satellite constellation, but also