Video Roundup: Iridium Flares

Video Roundup: Iridium Flares

Have you ever seen an Iridium flare? Take a look at some of the best online videos and find out how you can see one yourself.

High Tech Fishing

High Tech Fishing

In June, EMA Group, an Iridium partner, was chosen by the Albanian government to install its BlueTraker Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) transponders on more than 200 Albanian commercial fishing vessels.

NEXT is Now: Hosted Payloads on Iridium NEXT

NEXT is Now: Hosted Payloads on Iridium NEXT

By Lt. Gen. John Campbell (USAF-Ret.), Executive Vice President, Government Programs, Iridium President Barack Obama’s 2010 National Space Policy couldn’t be clearer:  government departments and agencies will explore ways to take advantage of private sector...
The ConnectPort X5 R: Certified Flexible Connectivity

The ConnectPort X5 R: Certified Flexible Connectivity

From time to time we like to share new innovations from our partners. Recently, Digi International added Iridium compatibility to the ConnectPort® X5 R gateway, making it an ideal device for fleet management and vehicle asset tracking. The ConnectPort X5 R is a...
Iridium Growth: It’s All About Connections.

Iridium Growth: It’s All About Connections.

By Matt Desch, Chief Executive Officer Yesterday, we reported second-quarter results that build on a long and consistent track record of delivering double-digit subscriber, service revenue and Operational EBITDA growth. While these numbers stand on their own in...
Sailing Solo with Satellite

Sailing Solo with Satellite

Ever think about just getting away from it all? Well Aurora Canessa did just that when she embarked on a journey to sail the Atlantic all on her own.

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Be it natural disasters, like earthquakes and wildfires, or those that are manmade, such as terrorist attacks and events of political unrest, disaster can happen anywhere, at any time. There can never be enough said about the importance of being prepared before disaster strikes.

On the right track

On the right track

From agriculture to aviation, satellite tracking has become a valuable tool used throughout various industries for personal tracking, asset tracking and monitoring, e-mail, fleet management, and safety services. Blue Sky Network’s Matt Casper gave us some helpful tips...
Iridium High Above the Clouds

Iridium High Above the Clouds

Iridium played an important role in a rare planetary occurrence recently. In June, scientists onboard NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) observed the dwarf planet Pluto passing in front of a star, which cast a shadow on the Earth....