Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Services

The Right Broadband Solution, Whatever Your Communication Needs.

For email, web browsing, social media, crew calls home to family and friends, or a back-up to your VSAT system the Iridium OpenPort broadband service gives you big ship communications capability on a small ship’s budget.

Features

Low-Cost Airtime: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service can substantially reduce your satellite communications costs compared to mini-M, Fleet or even FleetBroadband, while providing better reliability and throughput.

Flexible Voice and Data Plans: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service offers a wide range of customizable voice and data plans allowing you to choose what best suits your needs and your budget—if you don’t use a service, you don’t pay for it.

High Reliability and Availability: The unique Iridium constellation of 66 cross-linked Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites provides inherent advantages over GEO satellite constellations, delivering robust, low latency communications. Many customers with mission-critical communications requirements rely on the Iridium OpenPort Service for a reliable back-up to Ku-band and Ka-band VSAT, and other communications solutions on their vessel.

Global Coverage and Connectivity: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service is powered by the world’s largest and only truly global commercial communication network, providing pole-to-pole coverage for ships at sea. For ships traveling in the polar regions (Sea Area A4), Iridium OpenPort broadband service provides an excellent solution for reliable communications and is the only broadband option available.

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Case Study
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Document Name
Case Study: Iridium Pilot - Keeping the Poles Connected on the ACE
File Name
CS_Iridium Pilot_Antarctic Circ Expedition_FEB18.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Case study of Iridium Pilot's use in the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition.

File Type
PDF
File Size
1.87 MB
File Version
1
Date
March 19, 2018 01:50 PM EST
Related Products
Iridium Pilot®, Iridium GO!®
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Services, Iridium Postpaid Calling, Iridium Prepaid Calling, Iridium SMS
Verticals
Maritime
Document Name
Case Study: Iridium Pilot Aids Antarctic Rescue
File Name
CS_Iridium Pilot_Antarctic Rescue Mission_JUL18.pdf
Vendor
Tesacom
Description

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®

File Type
PDF
File Size
724.54 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
July 19, 2018 03:32 PM EST
Related Products
Iridium Pilot®
Related Services
Iridium GO!® Text and Call E-Voucher, Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Services
Verticals
Maritime
Document Name
Case Study: The Willis Resilience Expedition
File Name
CS_The Willis Resilience Expedition_OCT14.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

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.

File Type
PDF
File Size
344.78 KB
File Version
2.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
Related Products
Iridium Pilot® Land Station, Iridium Pilot®, Iridium Extreme®
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Services, Iridium GoChat® Crew Calling, Iridium Prepaid Calling, Iridium Postpaid Calling
Verticals
Maritime
Legal Notice
Aug 22, 2018
122.32 KB
Document Name
Iridium - Fair Access Policy
File Name
LGL_Iridium Fair Access Policy_Block 1_v.22_082218.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

The Iridium Fair Access Policy applies to all Iridium Services
Dated: August 08, 2018

File Type
PDF
File Size
122.32 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
August 22, 2018 12:46 PM EST
Related Services
Iridium Broadband, Iridium Burst®, Iridium Circuit Switched Data (CSD), Iridium CloudConnect, Iridium Data Tools, Iridium Direct Internet, Iridium GMDSS, Iridium Long-Range Identification & Tracking (LRIT), Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Services, Iridium® Push-to-Talk, Iridium Prepaid Calling, Iridium Postpaid Calling, Iridium GoChat® Crew Calling, Iridium GO!® Text and Call E-Voucher, Iridium RUDICS, Iridium Short Burst Data® (SBD®), Iridium SMS, Iridium Web Service (IWS), Iridium-to-Iridium Unlimited Calling Plan, Location-Based Services (LBS), Netted Iridium®
Verticals
Corporate
Document Name
Iridium OpenPort - VSAT Companion Service - Fair Access Policy
File Name
LGL_Iridium OpenPort_VSAT Fair Access Policy_30JAN2019.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Fair access policy for Iridium OpenPort VSAT Companion Service.

File Type
PDF
File Size
350.5 KB
File Version
2.0
Date
February 19, 2019 11:08 AM EST
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Services
Verticals
Maritime
Product & Service Manuals
Jul 01, 2020
2.93 MB
Document Name
Iridium Pilot - User Manual
File Name
UM_Iridium Pilot_User Manual_070120.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

User Manual for the Iridium Pilot
Updated July 01, 2020

File Type
PDF
File Size
2.93 MB
File Version
3.0
Date
July 01, 2020 09:00 AM EST
Related Products
Iridium Pilot®
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Services
Verticals
Maritime
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