Iridium Certus as a 5G Companion for Land Mobile Communications

Iridium Certus as a 5G Companion for Land Mobile Communications

The launch of Iridium CertusSM comes at an exciting time for the mobile communications world. As satellite communications continue to evolve and improve, so do terrestrial options – most famously, 5G. Undoubtedly, you’ve heard the hype surrounding 5G over the past few...
Dear Iridium, #flarewell

Dear Iridium, #flarewell

Earlier this month, long-time Iridium Flare watcher Paul Kearney wrote to us about his love for the beautiful phenomenon. He shared a heartwarming story of how an Iridium Flare brought him and his wife together when they first started dating! Good day Iridium,...
Why Iridium® Aviation?

Why Iridium® Aviation?

Earlier this month, Southwest Airlines completed their first test flight to Hawaii ahead of their eagerly anticipated service to Hawaii. This flight was part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Extended Range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards...

Iridium NEXT: In Review

Iridium® NEXT has been a historic mission here at Iridium, and in the space industry as a whole! Our team was able to completely replace the original Iridium constellation with all new, upgraded satellites, enabling new, faster services like Iridium CertusSM – all...
The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Partners

The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Partners

In January, we announced the commercial service introduction of Iridium Certus, the world’s first truly global broadband service enabled by the $3 billion Iridium® NEXT satellite replacement program. With a portfolio of ever-expanding voice and data services,...
Braving the Gobi Desert with Iridium

Braving the Gobi Desert with Iridium

Late last year, National Geographic journalist Mateusz Waligóra decided to brave the elements and attempt to become the first person in the world to walk alone through the Mongolian portion of the Gobi Desert. After successfully completing his mission, Mateusz shared...