Restore order and respond quickly in a crisis

Iridium provides critical connectivity that operates reliably, effectively and efficiently — providing vital assistance whenever and wherever it is needed.

The ability to deliver truly global and truly mobile communications outside of terrestrial coverage, where infrastructure has been compromised or security is an issue has made Iridium the go-to standard for first responders and aid organizations around the world.

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Unmatched reach, reliability and value

Exceptional reach, reliability and

Iridium delivers key advantages for humanitarian organizations and first responders around the globe — now and long into the future.

  • Pole-to-pole satellite coverage
  • Reliable network availability and near real-time services
  • One-rate, global usage pricing, currently with no roaming surcharges 
  • Rugged, mobile devices with ‘always-connected’ antenna designs for increased incoming call availability
  • Easily deployed products that operate throughout all global regions
  • Smooth transition and forward compatibility to our next generation satellite constellation, providing connectivity for decades to come.
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First Response

First response

Stay in contact when it matters most

When every second matters and lives hang in the balance, you need fast, secure and ‘always connected’ group communications.

Iridium and its partners provide solutions to help your team communicate, coordinate, and run critical applications for enhanced situational awareness and faster response times in the field. Stay connected with enhanced safety in remote locations and disaster-affected areas where terrestrial networks are non-existent, expensive or damaged.

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React as a team with global push-to-talk

React as a team with global push-to-talk

Connect with your group and with other organizations and agencies instantly on the world’s largest push-to-talk network:

  • Fast: Compares to land-mobile radio
  • Simple: Drag and drop control of coverage areas and talkgroups
  • Secure: AES-256 encryption standards
  • Inter-operable: Allows communications between organizations
  • Versatile: In-hand, in-vehicle or in-building use
  • Global: Pole-to-pole coverage
Taking responsiveness to the Extreme

Taking responsiveness to the

Iridium Extreme PTT® is the world's first ever truly global push-to-talk device. It combines fast, simple and secure group communications with the power of the toughest, most feature-rich PTT-enabled satellite phone on the market — in an instant, anywhere.



Avoid building from the ground up

Aid workers in remote or developing areas face many challenges in getting help where it is needed most — reliable communications should not be one.

The Iridium network does not rely on local ground infrastructure, so it is unaffected by what happens on the ground, allowing you to maintain critical connections while helping to build or restore infrastructure. Iridium and partner technology give you the mobility, versatility and security you need to get the job done — from day one.

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Broadband anywhere sky meets earth

Set up a reliable, high-performance base of operations quickly and easily with Iridium Pilot® Land Station— even where all other options fail:

  • Powered by the Iridium OpenPort® broadband service
  • Supports three phone lines and high-speed data simultaneously
  • Rigorously engineered for punishing environments
  • Secure, semi-permanent installation deters theft

Keep communications in hand, everywhere

Your satellite phone might be the most important piece of equipment you pack. Iridium 9555 and Iridium Extreme® handsets are tough and compact, and deliver unparalleled performance far beyond the limits of traditional networks. So you enjoy the same high-quality experience — no matter where you end up.


Put your devices to work anywhere

Iridium GO!® is the first-ever reliable global connection to provide voice and text messaging for smartphone users — so you can call, text, email, SOS or get the latest news and weather updates, anywhere on the planet. Plus, it is rugged and compact, so you can take your personal communications experience wherever duty calls.


When push comes to shove,
connect instantly your way

When you are in the field in areas without reliable infrastructure, you need group communications that are as fast, dependable and adaptable as you are. Iridium Push-to-Talk is secure, simple to use and changes on the fly as quickly as your situation does. It’s push-to-talk the way it was meant to be — everywhere.



Wherever you are needed, Iridium is already there

You never know where help will be needed next. Leveraging the world’s only global constellation of 66 cross-linked low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, Iridium provides reliable, low-latency coverage over the Earth’s entire surface — without relying on local ground infrastructure.

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 ways.


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