National Preparedness Month: Disaster Communications Planning

National Preparedness Month: Disaster Communications Planning

Every September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes National Preparedness Month. The devastating hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and other disasters that have affected millions across the world in the past few years serve as a crucial...
Ten Things to Know About GMDSS

Ten Things to Know About GMDSS

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is an international standard for maritime communications in the event of an emergency. Now that Iridium is making waves in the maritime communications industry, here are ten key points for understanding GMDSS and...

Iridium Offers A New Virtual Reality Experience at SATELLITE 2017

Last year we simulated an Iridium NEXT launch, this year we are taking you on a new adventure! Have you ever found yourself in a situation without reliable communications? How do you stay connected in the most remote locations on the planet? Challenge yourself in our...
Iridium® PTT Wins MSUA Award for Emergency Response

Iridium® PTT Wins MSUA Award for Emergency Response

Reliable communication during emergency situations is critical for both victims and responders alike. Where traditional networks are limited or fail, Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) persists, providing rapid and reliable communications anywhere in the world – all at the...