Truly Global Communications

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.

Satellite Communications Reinvented

Iridium CertusSM is now in final-stage testing, with expected commercial service introduction by the end of 2018.

Everything Within ReachSM

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.

Reliability Above AllSM

In a world where global communications are increasingly essential, only one company connects everyone to the things that matter most, from pole to pole.

Join Us in Saying

Help us pay tribute to Iridium Flares as we say #flarewell to our Block 1 satellites and welcome the future of Iridium NEXT!

IRIDIUM NEXT

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.

IOT

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.

MARITIME

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.

GMDSS

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.

Partner Ecosystem

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.