Iridium IoT: Exceptional Reach

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.

The Iridium Blog

Learn more about Iridium and the satellite industry, stay up-to-date on the latest Iridium news, and read stories from Iridium partners, users, and employees on the Iridium Blog.

Reliable Communications for Those Who Help

Disasters can happen anywhere. Iridium provides reliable, critical connectivity for emergency responders, even in the most remote areas of the globe.

Explore the World

Stay connected and safe, no matter where your next adventure takes you.

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!

Connected Not Stranded Bundle

Disasters happen anytime, anywhere. Make sure you can communicate if the need arises. Bundle-up and bounce with the “Connected Not Stranded” bundle. This offer includes an Iridium 9555 satellite phone with a 200-minute voucher available via select Iridium partners through November 1, 2018.

Prepare yourself. Rely on Iridium.


Iridium & Rolls-Royce Marine to Expand Reach of Autonomous Vessels

New Letter of Intent announces that Rolls-Royce and Iridium will work together to explore incorporating Iridium’s next-generation L-band satellite broadband service, Iridium CertusSM, into the RRM suite of Ship Intelligence solutions.

Partner EcoSystem

Iridium Maritime Continues Momentum with Additional Service Providers for Iridium CertusSM

September 5, 2018 – Iridium announced today that KDDI Corporation, Navarino and NSSLGroup Ltd,. are the newest Iridium Certus service providers for the maritime industry. Critical to the enablement of the digitalization of shipping, Iridium Certus will offer a superior L-band satellite broadband connectivity solution, making its service providers invaluable in delivering it to their customers around the world.


Iridium Makes Maritime History

On May 21, 2018, the International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee officially recognized Iridium to provide GMDSS services. By 2020, Iridium expects 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 – at a fraction of the price of competing solutions.

Iridium NEXT

On July 25, 2018, Iridium successfully launched 10 more Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Shortly after deployment, Iridium confirmed successful communication with all 10 new satellites, formally bringing the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit to 65. This leaves just one more launch to complete this ambitious launch program.

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.