Iridium OpenPort®

Essential L-band Voice & Data Up to 134 Kbps — Anywhere

Ideal for primary or VSAT companion communications, Iridium continues to deliver performance and value, supporting essential voice and data connections through Iridium OpenPort.

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Iridium OpenPort®

Essential L-band Voice & Data Up to 134 Kbps — Anywhere

Ideal for primary or VSAT companion communications, Iridium continues to deliver performance and value, supporting essential voice and data connections through Iridium OpenPort.

Global Broadband

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.

  • Truly Global Coverage
  • Ideal for primary and VSAT companion communications anywhere in the world, including polar regions, harbors, and ports.
  • Weather Resilient Communications
  • Iridium's L-band connectivity performs even in adverse or harsh weather conditions.
  • Low Latency
  • Iridium's Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites have shorter transmission paths than GEO networks, enabling faster voice and data connections to anywhere in the world.
  • Flexible Voice and Data Plans
  • Choose from a 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.
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Related Case Studies

Iridium Pilot® Aids Antarctic Rescue of Stranded American Scientists

Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs facilitated a remote rescue mission using a naval icebreaker with Iridium Pilot.

Iridium® Keeps Climate Researchers Connected in the South Pole

Iridium’s tracking and communication devices provide a dynamic toolkit for conducting and relaying critical findings.

Related Case Studies

Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs facilitated a remote rescue mission using a naval icebreaker with Iridium Pilot.

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Resources

Case Study
Last Updated
Size
Document Name
Case Study: Iridium Pilot - Keeping Climate Researchers Connected in the South Pole
File Name
CS_Iridium Pilot_Keeps Climate Researchers Connected South Pole_ACE_061121.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Case study of Iridium Pilot's use in the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition.
File Type
PDF
File Size
609.44 KB
File Version
2.0
Date
June 11, 2021 12:00 AM EST
Related Products
Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued), Iridium GO!®
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort®
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® (Discontinued)
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort®
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 (Discontinued), Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued), Iridium Extreme®
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort®
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 Burst®, Iridium Circuit Switched Data (CSD), Iridium CloudConnect, Iridium GMDSS, Iridium OpenPort®, Iridium Push-To-Talk, Iridium RUDICS, Iridium Short Burst Data® (SBD®), 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®
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® (Discontinued)
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort®
Verticals
Maritime
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Iridium OpenPort®

Ideal for primary or VSAT companion communications, Iridium continues to deliver performance and value, supporting essential voice and data connections through Iridium OpenPort.

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