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...

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...
Iridium-8 is Vertical for Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Iridium-8 is Vertical for Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Iridium Communications, in partnership with SpaceX, is prepared to launch the final 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites tomorrow, January 11th. SpaceX will launch the eighth set of new satellites on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket destined for low Earth orbit.  The payload...
Join Us in Celebrating as #IridiumTurns20

Join Us in Celebrating as #IridiumTurns20

Twenty years ago, Iridium announced to the world that its innovative satellite network was available for commercial use! Initially launched to service satellite phones and pagers, the Iridium network would allow anyone to communicate from anywhere. Since November 1,...