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Built to perform in tough conditions, Iridium Pilot® delivers reliable global broadband data and voice connectivity in one low-cost platform
— keeping ships and crews connected when they need it most.
Free Crew Calling Promo
As part of our continuing efforts to help keep mariners stay connected during these unprecedented times, Iridium is offering up to 500 free crew calling minutes per vessel equipped with Iridium CertusTM or Iridium Pilot® maritime terminals through September 30, 2020. Crew will not incur any costs or restrictions when using these cards – and since Iridium never charges for connections or termination rates, there are no hidden charges. Each phone call is on us!
Fleets interested in taking advantage of this program should reach out directly to their service provider.
Dependable Communications — Anywhere Sky Meets Sea
In blazing sun, frigid cold or high winds, Iridium Pilot® lets you to carry out your business unaffected by weather conditions. It is the optimal solution for:
- Sending emails
- Updating a loading report
- Filing a navigation plan
- Crew calling from one of three independent phone lines
- Posting on Facebook and Twitter
Lightweight, Durable and Easy-to-install
The low profile omni-directional satellite antenna of Iridium Pilot® can be easily mounted at any convenient location on deck, and can withstand the effects of nearly any maritime environment.
Everything You Need, Without Paying for More
With flexible communications plans and no long-term commitment, Iridium Broadband Services give you the right amount of data for your business at prices that fit your budget.
Keep Your Communications Ship-shape
Iridium Pilot® is backed by the Iridium Global Service Program, a limited manufacturer's warranty providing access to around-the-clock shipboard service at over 100 ports worldwide.
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Interactive PDF map of Iridium Global Service Program (GSP) locations around the world.
Brochure for the Iridium Pilot in Chinese
Brochure for Iridium Pilot Device in English
Brochure for the Iridium Pilot in Russian
Brochure for the Iridium Pilot in Spanish
Case study of Iridium Pilot's use in the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition.
Case study highlighting how the ARA Admirante Irízar used Iridium Pilot® to connect, through voice and data, with both the coordinators afloat and the scientific personnel on the ground to aid stranded American scientists.
Service Provider: Tesacom Group
Equipment: Iridium Pilot®
Case Study - Parker Liataud, polar explorer and climate change campaigner, planned the Willis Resilience Expedition to collect data from the South Pole. Using Iridium Pilot Land Station, which is powered by Iridium OpenPort, Liataud was able to communicate during his adventures.
Part List with countries of origin for Iridium products.
Updated July 17, 2020
Iridium's general subscriber equipment end of life policy.
Notice from the IMO on "guidance on the survey and certification of compliance of ships with the requirement to transmit LRIT information."
Iridium's satellite subscriber service policy.
Quick installation checklist for Iridium OpenPort.
Installation Guide for Iridium Pilot
Installation Guide for Iridium Pilot in Russian
Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in Chinese.
Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in English.
Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in Russian
Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in Spanish.
User Manual for the Iridium Pilot
Updated July 01, 2020
User Manual for the Iridium Pilot in Russian