Iridium is a satellite communications company that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. Through our expansive partner network of over 400 companies, Iridium is advancing the way enterprises, governments, and individuals communicate every day.
Through our satellite IoT products and services, Iridium gives businesses the power to track and manage time-critical inventories, enterprise fleets, power grids, remote personnel and infrastructure, and more – even in the most remote areas of the globe.
Iridium NEXT Mission Update
Iridium has successfully launched 65 Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit with SpaceX from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The final Iridium NEXT launch is targeting January 7, 2019 at 7:53 a.m. PST. Once complete, there will be a total of 75 new satellites deployed – 66 in the operational constellation & 9 in-orbit spares.
Unlimited Iridium-to-Iridium Calling
For the calls that count, don’t count the minutes. With the new Iridium-to-Iridium Unlimited Calling Plan, take advantage of unlimited flat-rate calling between Iridium handsets, no roaming charges, and more.
Introducing Iridium GO!® Text and Call E-Voucher
Wherever your journey takes you use an Iridium GO! to text, call, Tweet, email, and more from your favorite iOS or Android devices. The Iridium GO!® Text and Call E-Voucher includes 3,000 SMS text messages or up to 120 minutes of voice calling, six month expiry, and more.
Announcing Iridium CloudConnect powered by AWS
Iridium CloudConnect will make Iridium IoT services available with AWS IoT, extending the reach of AWS’s powerful suite of services to the more than 80 percent of the Earth that lacks cellular coverage. As early as 2019, Iridium customers will be able to take advantage of AWS IoT, while existing AWS customers will have a cost-effective way to expand their geographic IoT footprint to anywhere on the globe.
The Ocean Cleanup Choses Iridium
Iridium 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 Iridium network will deliver essential operational data, imagery and video for The Ocean Cleanup, continuing Iridium’s commitment to environmental sustainability.
Iridium Makes Maritime History
Earlier this year, the International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee officially recognized Iridium to provide GMDSS services. Iridium plans to provide mariners with a GMDSS solution that will offer secure, reliable, and truly global voice and data GMDSS communications in a single, small-form-factor maritime mobile terminal by early 2020.
Iridium is proud to support a strong partner ecosystem driven by value-added collaboration, powered by Iridium core technologies and focused on delivering global communications solutions that connect people and information in exciting new way.