Award-Winning Service with the Fastest L-band Speeds Available

Capabilities

Simultaneous operations at the highest L-band speeds available.

Service Classes

Iridium Certus addresses customer needs at a range of data speeds.

Markets Served

Broadband and midband solutions for maritime, land mobile, and aviation.

Core Technology

Embedded technology available for Iridium manufacturing partners.

Iridium Certus®

Offering the highest L-band data throughput available.

Iridium Certus redefines the capabilities of mobile satellite communications across maritime, IoT, aviation, land mobile, and government applications. Iridium Certus is ideal for supporting critical connectivity needs regardless of location, terrain, and weather events – all in a single platform.

Capabilities

Solutions ranging in size, weight, and power to meet your needs.

Iridium Certus services are provided through Iridium Connected® equipment to support broadband and midband voice and data capabilities for ships, vehicles, aircraft, and IoT devices. One terminal can deliver a range of services from multiple high-quality voice lines to the highest throughput L-band data speeds available, allowing simultaneous operations for business efficiency.

Bringing you high quality services anywhere in the world at a range of speeds.

  • Background IP Data
  • Streaming IP Data
  • High Quality Voice
  • Messaging
  • Prepaid Voice & Data
  • Safety Services
  • Secondary Data Flows
  • Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS)*
  • Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Route Service (AMSRS)

*IMO recognition received in 2018, with Iridium GMDSS narrowband services expected in 2020, followed by Iridium Certus GMDSS in 2021.

Service Classes

A flexible platform designed for you.

With speed capabilities ranging from 22 Kbps to 704 Kbps*, Iridium Certus offers the highest speed L-band connectivity and only truly global mobile satellite service on the market. With speeds up to 704 Kbps, Iridium Certus was designed as a flexible platform and will continue to evolve, providing both higher and lower data speeds to address customer needs.

Iridium Certus Midband

22 Kbps – 88 Kbps

Smaller, Low-gain Antennas

Transceivers Optimized for Size, Cost, and Power

Iridium Certus Broadband

128 Kbps – 704 Kbps*

Solid-State Antenna Options

Transceivers Optimized for Speed

**The Iridium network is capable of supporting speeds up to 1408 Kbps. Future development of Iridium Certus 1400 service is dependent on market demand.

Markets Served

Connecting enterprises, governments, people, and things.

Iridium Certus equipment supports broadband and midband voice and data capabilities for ships, vehicles, aircraft, and IoT devices.

Maritime

For years, the maritime industry has been forced into long-term contracts and expensive service plans due to limited options for satellite connectivity. With Iridium Certus, mariners can realize the truly global advantages of the Iridium network for business operations, safety services, connected ship/IoT applications, and crew welfare. For the first time within the mobile satellite communications market, superior connectivity is available to the maritime community anywhere on the planet.

Land Mobile

Iridium Certus extends the reach of terrestrial and cellular infrastructure like never before with truly mobile communications capabilities ideal for critical connectivity needs anywhere on the planet. With a range of data speeds available, and even more on the way, Iridium Certus provides a reliable connection for voice and data services, including telephony, satellite internet, Land Mobile Radio (LMR), and location-based applications. With Iridium Certus, customers can control costs by eliminating the need to deploy expensive, ground-based infrastructure or large, directional terminals that rely on geostationary satellites.

Aviation

Iridium Certus for aviation will deliver high-performance services from the cockpit to the cabin. Through small-form-factor, low-profile antennas, Iridium Certus will be ideal for aircraft operators looking to keep crew and passengers connected – supporting email, internet, voice and data communications, everywhere on the planet.

Internet of Things

Global businesses need access to global data. Iridium powers new innovation and opportunity in IoT through a unique combination of global network connectivity, industry-leading core technology, and an ecosystem of value-added partners. With new Iridium Certus for IoT solutions expected soon, Iridium Certus will provide reliable, high-speed data communications to maximize efficiencies and enable accessibility anywhere on the planet.

U.S. Government

The Iridium network provides unmatched secure communications anywhere on the planet, including the polar regions. Iridium Certus enables voice and data services, including remote communications, personnel tracking, and over-the-horizon, beyond line-of-sight, and on-the-move communications at a range of speeds at your command. U.S. government and military customers can rely on the secure, low-latency connectivity of Iridium Certus through the dedicated U.S. Government Gateway and secure infrastructure.

Iridium Connected®

Industry-leading companies are bringing Iridium Certus solutions to you.

The Iridium partner ecosystem enables leading global technology companies to leverage Iridium’s unique network to manufacture, develop, market, and support innovative applications for a variety of different markets and industries. Iridium continues to work with market leaders to bring the award-winning Iridium Certus platform to customers. Iridium Certus service providers work across industries, including Maritime, Land Mobile, Aviation, IoT, and the U.S. Government.

Core Technology

Develop creative solutions.

All Iridium Certus equipment is manufactured by select Iridium value-added manufacturing partners. Their Iridium Connected terminals use core technology to provide global voice and data services at the various Iridium Certus service speeds.

Iridium Certus 9770

High Quality Voice - Up to (2) Lines

IP Data

Internal Power Amplifier

Upgradable to New Services Via Firmware Updates

Iridium Certus 9810

High Quality Voice - Up to (3) lines

IP Data

Multiple Antenna Options

Upgradable to New Services Via Firmware Updates

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May 06, 20205.27 MB
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Description:

Thales MissionLINK® Brochure - Iridium Certus® Remote Operations in Alaska

Products: MissionLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus
Case Study
Feb 24, 202019.37 MB
Size: 19.37 MB
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Vendor: IEC Telecom Europe
File Type: PDF
Description:

Iridium Certus® powers the Thales MissionLINK™ terminal for unparalleled 24/7 connectivity in the remote Norwegian landscape. IEC Telecom and The IK Foundation chose Iridium® for its global, reliable, and robust communications capabilities to support the gathering of critical, raw scientific data at a far-away, unmanned Field Station in Svalbard.

Products: MissionLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus
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Size: 1.34 MB
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Description:

Case Study - Iridium Certus Enables Remote Monitoring of Sub-Sea Systems

Products: Iridium Certus 9810, VesseLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: IoT, Maritime
Applications: Asset Management, Energy and Utilities
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Oct 12, 202086.25 KB
Size: 86.25 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
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Chart comparing Iridium Narrowband Services to Iridium Certus Midband and Broadband Services

Services: Circuit Switched Data (CSD), Iridium Certus®, Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD)
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Land Mobile
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Mar 02, 2020978.04 KB
Size: 978.04 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Fact Sheet detailing our Iridium Certus 700 Service class offerings

Products: Iridium Certus 9810, MissionLINK by Thales, SAILOR 4300 by Cobham, VesseLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Corporate
Presentation
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Size: 4.77 MB
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Iridium Certus Overview Presentation Updated August 24, 2020.

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Corporate, Iridium Certus
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Jul 30, 2019197.85 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
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Description:

Title: IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner
Distribution Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Distribution Time: 07:31 AM EST

Press release announcing Iridium as the official communications partner of the International Monohull Open Class Association, or IMOCA, and their IMOCA Globe Series World (Racing) Championship. IMOCA is the association representing 60 foot monohull class yachts, and is recognized as such by the International Sailing Federation. The IMOCA Globe Series World Championship is a series of races that take place around the world, including the Vendée Globe race, which is a single-crewed, non-stop round the world race starting in November of 2020.

Thales joins Iridium as an official communications partner with each yacht equipping a VesseLINK terminal and operating using Iridium Certus as their primary means of satellite communication. More than 30 skippers worldwide will be relying on Iridium-based technology as they pilot through extreme open-sea environments.

Products: VesseLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Corporate, Iridium Certus, Maritime
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Size: 217.44 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Title: Iridium Adds Intellian to Iridium Certus® Maritime Portfolio
Distribution Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Distribution Time: 08:01 AM EST

Press release announcing Intellian as the newest Iridium Certus Maritime VAM.

Products: C700 by Intellian
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Corporate, Iridium Certus
Aug 21, 2019228.1 KB
Size: 228.1 KB
File Name: PR_Iridium+Certus+Transceiver+Live+Testing_082119.pdf
Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Title: New Iridium Certus Transceiver for Faster Satellite IoT, Data and High Quality Voice Applications Now in Live Testing
Distribution Date: August 21, 2019

Press Release dated August 21, 2019 announcing the ten (10) Iridium Certus 9770 Transceiver Beta partners and that the device is currently in testing.

Products: Iridium Certus 9770
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Corporate, Iridium Certus
Sep 12, 2019162.38 KB
Size: 162.38 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Title: Lars Thrane Makes its Iridium Certus® Debut with the LT-4200 Maritime Satcom System
Distribution Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Distribution Time: 08:01 AM EST

Press release announcing Lars Thrane’s Iridium Certus debut with the LT-4200 maritime Satcom System. The LT-4200 will be one of the first terminals to support the Iridium Certus 200 service class as Lars Thrane becomes the third announced Iridium Certus maritime terminal manufacturer, joining Cobham and Thales.

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Corporate, Iridium Certus
Use Cases & Infographics
Sep 15, 2020334.18 KB
Size: 334.18 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Infographic detailing the services Iridium offers to the Aviation market

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Aviation
Sep 15, 2020764.28 KB
Size: 764.28 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Infographic detailing the services Iridium offers to the IoT market

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: IoT
Sep 15, 2020825.89 KB
Size: 825.89 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Infographic detailing the services Iridium offers to the Land Mobile market

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Land Mobile
Sep 15, 20201.48 MB
Size: 1.48 MB
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Infographic detailing the services Iridium offers to the Maritime market

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Maritime
Sep 15, 20201.29 MB
Size: 1.29 MB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Infographic detailing the services Iridium offers to the US Government

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: U.S. Government
Jan 29, 2020484.29 KB
Size: 484.29 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: PDF
Description:

Infographic showing Iridium Certus Use Cases for Business Aviation

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Aviation, Iridium Certus
Jan 29, 2020151.27 KB
Size: 151.27 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Use Cases for Commercial Aviation

Services: Iridium Certus®
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Use Cases for General Aviation

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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Aviation Use Cases for Rotocraft

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Size: 964.89 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Aviation Use Cases for UAVs

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Aviation, Iridium Certus
Jan 10, 2020208.38 KB
Size: 208.38 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for First Responders

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Jan 29, 202085.72 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for Humanitarian Aid

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Land Mobile
Jan 07, 2020527.53 KB
Size: 527.53 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for Oil $ Gas in Alaska

Services: Iridium Certus®
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Mar 24, 2020332.39 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for Oil & Gas in a Australia

Services: Iridium Certus®
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for Oil & Gas in a Rainforest environment

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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for Public Safety

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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for the Railways

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Size: 228.47 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Uses Cases for Transportation

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Size: 225.86 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Land Use Cases for Utilities

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Land Mobile
May 24, 2018261.49 KB
Size: 261.49 KB
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Vendor: Iridium
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Maritime Use Cases for Deep Sea Fishing

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Maritime
May 03, 2018275.4 KB
Size: 275.4 KB
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Description:

Infographic showing Iridium Certus Maritime Use Cases for Merchant Shipping

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Maritime
Jan 29, 2020244.93 KB
Size: 244.93 KB
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Infographic showing Iridium Certus Maritime Use Cases for Oil & Gas

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Maritime
Video
Jun 19, 2018192.51 MB
Size: 192.51 MB
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Vendor: Iridium
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Description:

Iridium Certus Maritime Videos featuring the Cobham SAILOR 4300 and the Thales VesseLINK

Products: Iridium Certus 9810, SAILOR 4300 by Cobham, VesseLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Maritime
Jun 20, 2018192.46 MB
Size: 192.46 MB
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File Type: MP4
Description:

Video showcasing an upcoming Iridium Certus products for Maritime, Cobham SAILOR 4300.

Products: Iridium Certus 9810, SAILOR 4300 by Cobham
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Maritime
Jan 17, 201957.51 MB
Size: 57.51 MB
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Vendor: Iridium
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Description:

Marketing video providing an overview of the new Iridium Certus service.

Products: Iridium Certus 9770, Iridium Certus 9810
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus
Jun 20, 2018192.48 MB
Size: 192.48 MB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: MP4
Description:

Video showcasing an upcoming Iridium Certus products for Maritime, Thales VesseLINK.

Products: Iridium Certus 9810, VesseLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Maritime
Nov 08, 2019139.67 MB
Size: 139.67 MB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: MP4
Description:

Video introducing Iridium Certus 9770

Products: Iridium Certus 9770
Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Iridium Certus
Sep 15, 2020215.2 MB
Size: 215.2 MB
File Name: VID_Iridium+Land+Mobile_Product+Training+Video_091520.mp4
Vendor: Iridium
File Type: MP4
Description:

A 3-minute instructional video detailing How to Operate the Iridium Extreme® PTT in English.
Recorded: September 15,2020
Format: Mp4, 720p

Products: Iridium Extreme® PTT
Verticals: Land Mobile
Applications: Push-to-Talk (PTT)
Sep 25, 2020226.63 MB
Size: 226.63 MB
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Vendor: Iridium
File Type: MP4
Description:

A 3-minute instructional video detailing How to Operate the Iridium Extreme® PTT in French
Recorded: September 24,2020
Format: Mp4, HD 720p

Services: Iridium Certus®
Verticals: Land Mobile
Applications: Push-to-Talk (PTT)
Sep 08, 202032.88 MB
Size: 32.88 MB
File Name: VID_Iridium+Land+Mobile+Satellite+Solutions_Video_HD_720p_090320.mp4
Vendor: Iridium
File Type: MP4
Description:

Video showcasing Land Mobile Satellite Solutions.
Recorded: September 03,2020
Format: Mp4, HD 1080px

Products: Iridium Extreme® PTT, Iridium GO!®, MissionLINK by Thales
Services: Iridium Certus®, Iridium Push-to-Talk
Verticals: Iridium Certus, Land Mobile
Applications: Land, Push-to-Talk (PTT)