Iridium Certus® Wins ‘Top Connected Platform Solution’ at SATELLITE 2019

Iridium accepted the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s 2019 “Top Connected Platform Solution” Award for Iridium Certus® during the Mobility Satellite Innovation Awards at SATELLITE 2019. This award comes less than four months after Iridium Certus made its commercial debut.

Iridium and IMSO Sign Historic Public Services Agreement as Progress Continues Towards Iridium GMDSS Service Launch

The Public Services Agreement details the conditions for the International Mobile Satellite Organization to act as regulator and maintain oversight of Iridium GMDSS services, which are expected to launch in January 2020.

Coming Soon: ICOM Push-To-Talk Radio

Developed by industry-leading manufacturer Icom, the push-to-talk-only IC-SAT100 will provide a true Land Mobile Radio experience with global connectivity through the Iridium Push-To-Talk service.

Iridium Awarded Contract by the U.S. Department of Defense

Iridium has been awarded a new contract for Gateway Maintenance and Support Service by the Defense Information Systems Agency to continue supporting the U.S. DoD’s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service Gateway.

Truly Global Communications

In a world where global communications are increasingly essential, only one company connects everyone to the things that matter most, from pole to pole. Iridium is a satellite communications company that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world.

Your World. Our Network.SM

Through an expansive partner network driven by the collaboration of more than 400 leading technology companies and powered by Iridium core technologies, we are advancing the way enterprises, governments, and individuals communicate every day. The Iridium partner ecosystem leverages our partners’ specialized knowledge to deliver innovative solutions to users across a diverse set of industries around the globe.

Join Us in Saying #flarewell

Iridium is committed to both ensuring the sustainability of LEO networks in the future and serving as the leading example of what it means to be a responsible steward of space. As we replaced the original Iridium constellation, we have been retiring and deorbiting our first-generation satellites – which are taking their Iridium Flares with them. Help us pay tribute to these special streaks as we say #flarewell to the few remaining first-generation satellites in the sky and welcome the future of our new network!

Corporate Citizenship

Through our support of education, sustainability initiatives, disaster preparedness and relief, and our philanthropic efforts, we try to do our part to make the world a better place. We strive to set examples for those we work with, for, and around with high standards of corporate citizenship. Please follow the links below for more information.

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.

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.