Iridium Helps Monitor and Protect Rare Species Around the Globe

Iridium Helps Monitor and Protect Rare Species Around the Globe

In recent years we have seen a massive increase in the illegal wildlife trade. In the past 40 years 95% of the world’s rhinos were killed. More than 100,000 African elephants have been poached in the last three years and 97% of the world’s wild tigers have been lost...
On a World–Record Balloon Journey Across the Pacific with Iridium

On a World–Record Balloon Journey Across the Pacific with Iridium

Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev set off from Japan in their helium-filled balloon on January 25, 2015 and landed off the Mexican coast six days later. They broke two world records and they say that Iridium® was a big part of their success. The records that the two...
Enabling Vital Trade Routes with Critical Communications in Nepal

Enabling Vital Trade Routes with Critical Communications in Nepal

Guillermo (Willie) Benegas and his twin brother Damian lead Benegas Brothers Expeditions, and were guiding an excursion on Everest when the first earthquake struck Nepal. As the expedition quickly turned from adventure to rescue mission, the team developed a plan to...
Iridium® Push-to-Talk: Excitement is Growing

Iridium® Push-to-Talk: Excitement is Growing

The Iridium® Push-to-Talk (PTT) solution is the world’s first global, satellite-based push-to-talk service. It enables fast, simple, and global group communications at the push of a button, enabling instant communication between participants located anywhere on earth....
Everything You Need, Without Paying for More

Everything You Need, Without Paying for More

Iridium Pilot® is now more reliable, durable and rugged than ever, exceeding performance standards in providing dependable broadband connectivity anywhere the sky meets the sea. Built to perform in tough maritime conditions, Iridium Pilot will keep you and your crew...