Iridium NEXT Launch 7

Targeted for Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 4:39 a.m. PT (11:39 UTC) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This mission will increase the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in space to 65

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.

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 in Touch

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

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.

Partner EcoSystem

 Gogo and Iridium Partner to Deliver Best-in-Class Aircraft Connectivity

Iridium announces Gogo as the newest value-added manufacturer (VAM) for Iridium CertusSM aviation terminals. Gogo has also been selected as an Iridium Certus service provider, making it the first company to design and manufacture terminals, while also providing the new L-band broadband service for business aviation. Iridium Certus is the ideal solution for airline flightdeck communications, rotorcraft, and business jet flightdeck and cabin connectivity.


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 May 22, 2018, Iridium successfully launched five Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in a unique rideshare mission. Shortly after deployment, Iridium confirmed successful communication with all five new satellites, formally bringing the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit to 55.  This leaves just two more launches of 10 satellites each to complete this ambitious launch program.

Watch a replay of the webcast to relive the exciting day!

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.