Iridium Certus: The World’s First Truly Global Broadband Service
Now commercially available, Iridium Certus is a unique platform designed for the development of specialty applications and is the world’s only truly global broadband service, offering on-the-move internet and high-quality voice access. The service enables mobile office functionality for deployed teams and two-way remote communication for assets, autonomous vehicles, trains, aircraft and ships at sea.
Iridium NEXT Mission 8 Update
On January 11th, 2019 at 07:31 am PST (15:31 UTC) a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and delivered the final 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites to low earth orbit (LEO).
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.
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 Chooses 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.