First-Time Adventurer: Hiking

First-Time Adventurer: Hiking

Join us this Fall in getting out and trying new adventures! Not sure where to start? We’ve got some tips for you. Hiking is a fun way to get outside and try a new outdoor activity. With so many trails and places to explore, you’ll feel like a pro in no time! As you...
Why Partners?

Why Partners?

Today Iridium team members from all around the world are headed to Nashville, Tennessee, where we are hosting this year’s Iridium Partner Conference (IPC). Our 12th IPC comes at an exciting time for us and our over 400 value-added partners, as we near the completion...
Maritime Monday: Big Data, Big Pipes? What About Smart Data?

Maritime Monday: Big Data, Big Pipes? What About Smart Data?

Guest Blogger: Dan Rooney, Director of Maritime Business Looking at the different verticals Iridium serves, these markets often have very similar connectivity requirements. For example, compare a heavy machinery mining truck to shipping containers, or wind turbines to...
Maritime Monday: Battle of The Bands

Maritime Monday: Battle of The Bands

Guest Blogger: Wouter Deknopper, VP & GM Maritime Business The 1980’s was an influential decade that brought significant changes to the world. The maritime industry didn’t escape these changes, specifically with a technological leap from Medium, High, and Very...
A Day in the Life of an Iridium SNOC Engineer

A Day in the Life of an Iridium SNOC Engineer

Ever wonder what it’s like to work at our Satellite Network Operations Center (SNOC)? Satellite Systems Engineer Ken Rock took us behind the scenes in August, giving us a peek at the typical types of engineering and operations activities he encounters at the SNOC in...
Satellites 101: LEO vs. GEO

Satellites 101: LEO vs. GEO

For decades, people across the government and the private sector have debated whether Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) or Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit (GEO) satellites are more effective at providing communications. Price, coverage, maintenance, and a variety of other topics...