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 the advanced new multi-service platform enabled by the $3 billion Iridium® NEXT constellation. Iridium Certus will deliver global, reliable, enterprise-grade connectivity while redefining the capabilities of mobile satellite communications.

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 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.

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.