Iridium Certus as a 5G Companion for Land Communications

Iridium Certus as a 5G Companion for Land 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,...

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,...
The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Hardware

The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Hardware

Bringing Iridium Certus to life was an enormous project for the Iridium team; one that touched nearly all employees and contractors! Last week, we shared the first of a three-part video series taking you behind the scenes in the making of Iridium Certus. This week,...
The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Origins

The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Origins

Last week, 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,...