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Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM)

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Iridium Communications Inc.
1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1400
McLean, VA 22102
United States - Map
Phone: 703-287-7400
Fax: 703-287-7450
Website: http://www.iridium.com

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Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Technology
Industry:Diversified Communication Services
Full Time Employees:224

Business Summary 

Iridium Communications Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite to businesses, the U.S. and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations, and consumers worldwide. It offers postpaid mobile voice and data satellite communications services; prepaid mobile voice satellite communications services; broadband data services; machine-to-machine services for sending and receiving data from fixed and mobile assets in remote locations to a central monitoring station. The company also provides other services comprising inbound connections from the public switched telephone network, short message services, subscriber identity module, activation, customer reactivation, and other peripheral services. In addition, it offers voice and data solutions, including personnel tracking devices; asset tracking devices for equipment, vehicles, and aircraft; aircraft and submarine communications applications; specialized communications solutions for high-value individuals; mobile communications and data devices for the military and intelligence community, such as secure satellite handsets, as well as offers voice, data, messaging, and paging services; and maintenance services for the department of defense’s dedicated gateway. Further, the company provides satellite handsets, Wi-Fi accessories, voice and data modems, broadband data devices, and machine-to-machine data devices; and various accessories for its devices that include batteries, holsters, earbud headphones, portable auxiliary antennas, antenna adaptors, USB data cables, and charging units; Iridium GO! personal connectivity device that creates a Wi-Fi hotspot; and engineering and support services. The company sells its products and services to commercial end-users through service providers, value-added resellers, and value-added manufacturers. As of December 31, 2013, it had approximately 664,000 billable subscribers. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

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Corporate Governance 
Iridium Communications Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Aug 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 3.
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 PayExercised
Mr. Matthew J. Desch , 56
Chief Exec. Officer and Director
1.24M0.00
Mr. Thomas J. Fitzpatrick , 56
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Admin. Officer and Director
692.00K0.00
Mr. S. Scott Smith , 55
Chief Operating Officer and Director
567.00K0.00
Mr. Thomas D. Hickey , 54
Chief Legal Officer and Sec.
450.00K0.00
Mr. Bryan J. Hartin , 50
Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing
449.00K0.00
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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