Volunteers for Project HOPE, Kelly Scatton, RN, and Alexis Hargbol, a pharmacy student, recently traveled to the northeast Indonesian island of Mangaran as part of a 41-person team that provided medical, dental and eye care to the villagers. Kelly volunteered as a registered nurse and Alexis signed up as a pharmacy technician.
We recently posted about Sarah Outen, one of our customers who is traveling around the world on her latest adventure, London2London. Last week, CNN reported that Sarah was rescued by the Japanese Coast Guard after her boat was damaged during her journey.
I am a British medical doctor currently living, working and conducting research for the European Space Agency at Concordia Station in Antarctica. In my life I have made several life-changing calls using Iridium phones from remote expeditions.
Major Dan Ashton of the British Army’s Royal Corps of Signals was recently rescued from the heart of Iceland in the middle of winter using an Iridium phone.
This week, at the 2012 Iridium Partners Conference, our CEO Matt Desch stood in front of a room of 250 distribution and development partners and introduced our second-generation maritime broadband platform, Iridium Pilot™.
Blue Sky Network is now a location-based service Premium Portal Provider of the Iridium Extreme™ satellite phone.