Why Iridium® Aviation?

Why Iridium® Aviation?

Earlier this month, Southwest Airlines completed their first test flight to Hawaii ahead of their eagerly anticipated service to Hawaii. This flight was part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Extended Range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards...
Braving the Gobi Desert with Iridium

Braving the Gobi Desert with Iridium

Late last year, National Geographic journalist Mateusz Waligóra decided to brave the elements and attempt to become the first person in the world to walk alone through the Mongolian portion of the Gobi Desert. After successfully completing his mission, Mateusz shared...
Iridium Certus℠ enables The Connected Ship

Iridium Certus℠ enables The Connected Ship

Guest Blogger: Dan Rooney, Director of Maritime Business Since humans learned to master the oceans, we have always sought to perfect our sea-going vessels. Each generation improved the method used for motion, be it via sail, engine or electric propulsion. In our...
Maritime Monday: Hungry for Data? Is VSAT the Only Way?

Maritime Monday: Hungry for Data? Is VSAT the Only Way?

Guest Blogger: Dan Rooney, Director of Maritime Business Data consumption rates for VSAT vessels have dramatically increased over the past few years. The new norm is driven primarily by crew connectivity, and it can total 70GB on a ship each month over a VSAT, whilst...
Maritime Monday: All You Can Eat? What About the Size of the Plate?

Maritime Monday: All You Can Eat? What About the Size of the Plate?

Guest Blogger: Wouter Deknopper, VP & GM Maritime Business “All You Can Eat” plans give a simple proposition to ship owners and operators. Pay monthly for your hardware and airtime, and “eat” as much data as you can. But what if your unlimited buffet is served...