Maritime Monday: Large Antennas – Better, Faster Speeds?

Maritime Monday: Large Antennas – Better, Faster Speeds?

Guest Blogger: Will Kraus, Director, Maritime Business & Product Management Stabilized VSAT antennas come in various dimensions, but typically measure 1m diameter or more. As stabilized VSAT antenna platforms become more standardized in their form factor, there...
Maritime Monday: Big Data, Big Pipes? What About Smart Data?

Maritime Monday: Big Data, Big Pipes? What About Smart Data?

Guest Blogger: Dan Rooney, Director of Maritime Business Looking at the different verticals Iridium serves, these markets often have very similar connectivity requirements. For example, compare a heavy machinery mining truck to shipping containers, or wind turbines to...
Maritime Monday: Battle of The Bands

Maritime Monday: Battle of The Bands

Guest Blogger: Wouter Deknopper, VP & GM Maritime Business The 1980’s was an influential decade that brought significant changes to the world. The maritime industry didn’t escape these changes, specifically with a technological leap from Medium, High, and Very...
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...