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Partner Ecosystem

Iridium CertusSM Distribution Expands; Enables Globally ‘Connected Vehicles’, Assets and Teams

Next wave of Iridium Certus service providers selected to deliver this next-generation satellite broadband solution for land-mobile applications. Includes Globalsat, IEC Telecom, Marlink, McQ, Pivotel and Tesam Argentina S.A. (“Tesacom”).

Iridium NEXT

On March 30, 2018, Iridium successfully launched the fifth set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Not only did this fifth launch increase the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in space to 50, but it was also the second Iridium NEXT launch to use a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket.

5 Launches Completed. 3 Launches to Go.

Here are some of the highlights and memorable moments of this exciting day.

Partner Ecosystem

Maritime Industry Readies for a New Era of Choice with Iridium CertusSM Global Launch Partners

Industry Leaders Ready to Offer Next-Generation Pole-to-Pole Satellite Broadband Connectivity for Maritime Applications


Iridium Makes Global Maritime Distress and Safety System History

With International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee recognition to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) solutions, Iridium accelerates towards becoming a recognized provider of GMDSS equipment and services.

Partner Ecosystem

Hitachi Construction Machinery to Use Iridium® for Delivering Global e-Service Across the Planet

New agreement expands Hitachi Construction Machinery’s remote construction machinery management business and grows Iridium’s heavy equipment partner network.

Partner Ecosystem

Iridium is proud to support a strong partner ecosystem driven by value-added collaboration, powered by Iridium core technologies and focused on delivering global communications solutions that connect people and information in exciting new way.

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