optimize your operations


Optimize operations and
manage assets anywhere on earth

In the high-stakes world of heavy equipment, information is what drives your business. Iridium helps you increase efficiencies and ROI by letting you and your customers know where your equipment is, what it is doing and how it can be better utilized, even in remote and rugged environments.

Iridium and its partners' heavy equipment solutions go beyond simply “slap and track” applications and deliver a wide range of global high-performance solutions supporting asset management, condition monitoring and remote communications in real time, anywhere on Earth.

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Exceptional reach, reliability and

A recognized global communications leader, Iridium and its partners offer heavy equipment customers several key competitive advantages, including:

  • Reliable pole-to-pole satellite coverage, including in remote and rugged environments
  • Data plans tailored to your specific needs
  • Cost-effective core technologies that easily integrate into cellular-connected, multi-mode devices
  • Flexible airtime packages ideal to increase cost efficiency
  • Innovative, simple and fully scalable technology
  • Smooth transition and forward compatibility to our next generation satellite constellation, providing connectivity for decades to come.


The power to make better informed decisions, anywhere

From maritime and military, to mining and oil and gas, Iridium empowers OEMs, customers and end-users across various industries to manage their heavy equipment fleets more efficiently — optimizing overall performance, improving safety for equipment and crews, and connecting to fleet intelligence.

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Stay in touch with assets around
the globe

With Iridium, you and your customers have access to the information you need, when you need it, allowing you to:

  • Monitor and optimize equipment use, maintenance and security
  • Lower ownership and operating costs
  • Reduce equipment failure and downtime
  • Improve productivity and resale value
  • Maximize and protect investments


Condition Monitoring

Anticipate and react to changes in
real time

Keeping track of the state of your assets can be a challenge. Doing it with fleets of assets scattered around the globe can be an even bigger one. Iridium provides real time access to high-value data — letting you take actions to prevent potential failures and avoid costly consequences.

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Take advantage of timely telematics data

With Iridium and its partners’ heavy equipment solutions, you get a precise picture of asset status and location, including:

  • Engine hours and status
  • Pressure measurements
  • Performance indicators
  • Hydraulics operation
  • Temperatures
  • Fluid levels
  • Fuel levels and usage
  • Condition based monitoring
  • Service indicators
  • Security alerts
  • Dashboard cautions
  • GPS information
  • Location monitoring
  • Geofencing

Remote Communications

Connecting the world like no other

Iridium extends the reach of data communications far beyond the limits of traditional networks, enabling innovative IoT technologies and providing more ways to connect, so you can work efficiently and safely from remote locations.

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Dependable communications,
anywhere the sky meets the earth

Engineered for durability in harsh environments, Iridium Pilot® Land Station, powered by the Iridium OpenPort® broadband service, delivers flexible, low-cost terrestrial communications. Powered by the high-speed Iridium OpenPort® broadband service, Iridium Pilot supports:

  • Data applications like email, web browsing or social media
  • Up to three simultaneous voice calls, even during data transmission
  • Simple mounting on buildings and tripods for quick deployment

lone worker

Enhance personal safety
and response times

Lone workers, particularly in remote areas, face heightened safety and communications challenges. Iridium and its partners’ solutions help you mitigate risk and respond quickly to any situation with location-based services, safety alerting, man-down systems and low-latency two-way communications capabilities.

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Extreme peace of mind

Ruggedly engineered for tough conditions, Iridium Extreme® puts a versatile, high-performance communications solution in the palm of your hand. Improve lone worker safety with access to voice, SMS and location-based services, plus an integrated SOS button.

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Put your devices to work anywhere

Paired with partner apps developed with lone workers in mind, Iridium GO!® creates the world’s only reliable global connection to provide voice and text messaging for smartphone users. In addition to GPS tracking, SOS alert and more — Iridium GO! provides data capabilities through optimized apps. No worries. Just connected, everywhere.



The truly global advantage

Powered by a unique global constellation of 66 cross-linked low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, Iridium provides coverage over the planet’s entire surface — including oceanic and polar regions where no other communications are available.

engine for global innovation

Partner ecosystem

An engine for global innovation

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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