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...
A Lifeline in the Mountains of Nepal

A Lifeline in the Mountains of Nepal

Colin Haley is a professional alpine climber, based in Seattle. He was in Nepal during the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015, and shared his story.

Enabling Critical Connectivity in Nepal

Enabling Critical Connectivity in Nepal

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 is a devastating tragedy, and a stark reminder of how critical it is to have reliable communications in the face of such a disastrous event. In a matter of seconds, basic infrastructure in cities and towns...
Iridium® is Truly Everywhere — Even in Hollywood

Iridium® is Truly Everywhere — Even in Hollywood

In a world where threats and opportunities are increasingly global, and where people and organizations need reliable communications like never before, only one company connects the entire planet with voice and data coverage. While this statement may sound like the...
Russian expedition in Antarctica stays in touch thanks to Iridium®

Russian expedition in Antarctica stays in touch thanks to Iridium®

The Antarctica Leaders Club 2015 is an initiative organized by the Russian Business Leaders Club with the support of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Geographical Society and the Russian Mountaineering Federation. The expedition conquered some of the most...