I am a British medical doctor currently living, working and conducting research for the European Space Agency at Concordia Station in Antarctica. In my life I have made several life-changing calls using Iridium phones from remote expeditions.
I was recently invited to an exclusive roundtable with the CTOs of three other Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) operators to talk about our latest advancements.
Following our meeting, Via Satellite Magazine published an article, “MSS Operator,” that highlights our conversation.
The award-winning DeLorme inReach™ two-way satellite communicator is now compatible with Apple operating system (iOS) mobile devices.
Iridium just announced that OOO Iridium Communications (“Iridium Russia”) has received authorization from Russian authorities to provide commercial services in the country. As the Director General of Iridium Russia, I am excited to bring this news to the Iridium360 community.
I’m excited to announce that LiveTV has entered into a distribution agreement where Greenwich Aerogroup, Inc. and its affiliates will sell, support and install the Iridium OpenPort-AeroSM broadband aviation communications platform into the General/Corporate Aviation Marketplace.
Once again, Iridium is demonstrating continued innovation in the satellite M2M market as part of its Iridium ForceSM strategy. As many of our readers know, this strategy works to facilitate personal portable communications through innovative approaches that reduce the size of our data and voice/data modules.
We recently exhibited at International CTIA Wireless 2012 where we unveiled the Iridium® 9603, the world’s smallest two-way satellite data transceiver that is smaller than a matchbook.
We’ve been following one of our customers, Sarah Outen, as she travels around the world on her latest adventure dubbed, London2London. Sarah is using her Iridium® satellite phone to stay connected as she travels.
As a catalyst for innovation, Iridium helps partners develop products and offer services never thought possible.
Last month, we announced that we granted Beam Communications first approval for an Iridium Extreme® docking station. This month, Beam announced it received a commitment from Telstra to purchase a minimum of US$5.1 M of these docking stations and product bundles over the next 12 months.
We were recently contacted by one of our partners, Sutron, a global leader in hydrological, meteorological, and oceanic monitoring products, systems, software and services.
The company was recently awarded two contracts for the use of innovative technologies that are powered by the Iridium network.