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News

Iridium announces ninth SpaceX launch

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement with SpaceX to launch up to five of the company’s remaining ground spare satellites from the Iridium® NEXT program, on its Falcon 9 rocket. […]

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Contracts

Jan De Nul Group chooses Iridium GMDSS

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that Jan De Nul Group, a maritime construction and civil engineering company, has become the latest fleet to select Iridium’s Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) solution. By adopting […]

Running over the Iridium Certus® service, Videosoft’s FireLight solution enables the live transmission of video from as low as 4 Kbps to and from anywhere in the world
News

Iridium adds ultra-low bandwidth video over Iridium Certus®

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced an ultra-low bandwidth video transmission technology from a new Value-Added Developer (VAD), VideoSoft Global. Running over the Iridium Certus® service, Videosoft’s FireLight solution enables the live transmission of video from […]

Iridium Communications Inc. Chief Legal Officer, Kathy Morgan
Names

Iridium names new Chief Legal Officer

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that Kathy Morgan has been named its Chief Legal Officer (CLO). Morgan assumed this position effective January 1, 2022, succeeding former CLO Tom Hickey. Previously, she served as Iridium’s Vice […]

Iridium Vice President & Chief Information Officer (CIO), Manjula Sriram
Names

Iridium names new Chief Information Officer

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that Manjula Sriram has joined the company as Vice President & Chief Information Officer (CIO). Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Tom Fitzpatrick, Sriram is now responsible for leading Iridium’s Information […]

The Canadian Coast Guard has deployed weather-resilient Iridium Certus technology, featuring the Thales VesseLINK 700, on its vessels, including icebreakers
Contracts

Iridium partners with Canadian Coast Guard

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that the Canadian Coast Guard has adopted Iridium Certus® connectivity with support from Iridium partner MetOcean Telematics. The Coast Guard deployed dozens of Iridium Certus™ Thales VesseLINK™ 700 terminals on […]

With 66 Low-Earth Orbit satellites, Iridium offers satellite communications voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world
Maritime/Offshore

Iridium granted trio of regulatory approvals in Japan

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) has approved regulatory amendments necessary to allow for Japanese adoption of Iridium Certus® broadband, Iridium Controller–Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) and […]