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Explore the whole world without leaving yours behind

The spirit of adventure knows no boundaries. Whether it is climbing mountains or sailing to far off locations, the ability to stay in touch gives outdoor enthusiasts and extreme sports athletes the freedom to push the limits of what they can do and where they can go.


Iridium and its partners provide reliable global voice and data communications that keep modern day adventurers connected to what matters most, everywhere on the planet.

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Exceptional performance for
expeditions of any size, anywhere

A recognized leader in the global outdoor market, Iridium offers several key competitive advantages, including:

  • Reliable pole-to-pole satellite coverage, including the 80% of the globe not covered by terrestrial networks
  • Near real-time service to keep you connected on every adventure
  • One-rate, global usage pricing with no roaming charges
  • Portable devices, with “always-on” antennas and SOS capabilities
  • Superior network coverage in mountainous terrain, deserts, oceans, and arctic regions
  • Smooth transition and forward compatibility to our next generation satellite constellation, providing connectivity for decades to come.
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    PERSONAL TRACKING

    Always at your side, anywhere

    Excursions to remote areas often involve risk. Fortunately, travelers can rely on Iridium-enabled, sensor-based personal tracking and messaging devices to share their locations and send distress alerts in case of emergency — giving them a critical lifeline when they need it.

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    Taking tracking and safety to the
    extreme

    Taking capability to the extreme, the military-grade Iridium Extreme® offers these fully-integrated services:

    • Customizable global GPS, so you can view and share your coordinates
    • Online tracking, enabling you to send location updates to friends and family back home
    • Easy emergency response through one-touch SOS and two-way voice communication
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    Lose yourself without losing touch

    Compact, rugged and portable, Iridium GO!® is the first-ever reliable global connection for voice and data communications on up to five smartphones or tablets, enabling:

    • Voice calls and text messaging
    • GPS tracking and SOS alerts
    • Third party apps optimized for weather, sailing GRIB files, and enhanced email capabilities
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    REMOTE COMMUNICATIONS

    Create a basecamp station in any location

    From extreme environments to the most remote locations, only Iridium and its partners enable you to connect from anywhere. With the largest coverage area, and most reliable and affordable products and services, Iridium helps you stay within reach.

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    Connecting the world like no other

    Enhanced with high-value features and services, Iridium handsets put innovative capability — and more ways to connect — into the hands of outdoor enthusiasts everywhere

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    Network

    Venture out further than ever
    before

    Powered by a unique global constellation of 66 cross-linked low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites, Iridium provides coverage over the Earth’s entire surface — including places no others can reach.

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    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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