IRDM - Iridium Communications Inc.

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  • PR Newswire

    Lars Thrane Makes its Iridium Certus® Debut with the LT-4200 Maritime Satcom System

    The LT-4200 will be one of the first terminals to support the Iridium Certus 200 service class as Lars Thrane becomes the third Iridium Certus™ maritime terminal manufacturer MCLEAN, Va. , Sept. 12, 2019 ...

  • Iridium and Thales Expand Partnership to Deliver Aircraft Connectivity Services
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    Iridium and Thales Expand Partnership to Deliver Aircraft Connectivity Services

    MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) today announced Thales as the newest Iridium Certus aviation service provider.  While already developing the Iridium Certus-based FlytLINK terminal and antenna, Thales will now be able to offer both Iridium Certus terminals and Iridium Certus connectivity services to business jets, commercial aircraft, rotorcraft, general aviation and UAVs.  Iridium Certus is the only L-band broadband platform providing truly global connectivity and upon aviation terminal availability, will provide a state-of-the-art solution for two-way flight deck and business cabin communications.

  • New Iridium Certus™ Transceiver for Faster Satellite IoT, Data and High Quality Voice Applications Now in Live Testing
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    New Iridium Certus™ Transceiver for Faster Satellite IoT, Data and High Quality Voice Applications Now in Live Testing

    MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) today announced the first 10 approved beta partners developing new products based on the state-of-the-art Iridium Certus 9770 transceiver. Each partner has received operational beta units, which have been undergoing extensive testing designed to fine-tune both the new transceiver and the first new solutions they will enable in preparation for service activation.

  • PR Newswire

    IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner

    MCLEAN, Va., July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that the International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA), has named Iridium as their Official Communications Partner for the 2019-2021 race season.  IMOCA has also chosen Thales as its partner and sole provider of Iridium Certus L-band broadband equipment and will equip the IMOCA racing fleet with their VesseLINK connectivity solution. From June 2019 to June 2021, IMOCA race teams will rely upon Iridium Certus® as their primary means of satellite communication.

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces Second-Quarter 2019 Results; Reaffirms 2019 Outlook

    MCLEAN, Va. , July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2019 and affirmed its full-year 2019 ...

  • ACCESSWIRE

    Iridium Communications, Inc. to Host Earnings Call

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 23, 2019 / Iridium Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM ) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2019 Second Quarter Earnings to be held on July 23, 2019 at 8:30 ...

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces Release Date For Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    MCLEAN, Va. , July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss ...

  • World's First Truly Global Handheld Satellite PTT Radio Makes Commercial Debut
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    World's First Truly Global Handheld Satellite PTT Radio Makes Commercial Debut

    MCLEAN, Va., June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) and partner Icom Incorporated today announced the commercial availability of the world's first dedicated satellite push-to-talk (PTT) radio.  The Icom IC-SAT100 is the only Iridium PTT capable Land-Mobile Radio (LMR) offering real-time communications at the push of a button between groups of individuals, each of whom can be anywhere on the planet.

  • New Era for Safety at Sea as First-ever Iridium® GMDSS terminal is unveiled
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    New Era for Safety at Sea as First-ever Iridium® GMDSS terminal is unveiled

    MCLEAN, Va., June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) and partner Lars Thrane, today unveiled the Lars Thrane (LT) 3100S terminal designed to operate on the Iridium network for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) vessel carriage requirements, with service targeted to launch in January 2020. This is the first terminal designed to provide truly global GMDSS services and is the first to be offered after the International Maritime Organization's decision to recognize Iridium as just the second-ever satellite provider for this critical service.

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium To Present At William Blair Growth Stock Conference

    MCLEAN, Va. , May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") today announced that Chief Executive Officer Matthew J. Desch is scheduled to speak at the William ...

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Certus® Wins Top Connected Platform Solution Award at SATELLITE 2019

    MCLEAN, Va., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that Iridium Certus has won the award for "Top Connected Platform" during the annual Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) Mobility Satellite Innovation Awards at SATELLITE 2019.  Iridium Certus is a unique platform that enables both the development and adoption of specialty broadband applications while serving as the world's only truly global commercial broadband service.  The "Top Connected Platform" award comes less than four months after the service made its acclaimed commercial debut on January 16, 2019. With more than 30 global service providers and six Value Added Manufacturers producing terminals for a combination of maritime, land-mobile and aviation markets, Iridium Certus continues to see growing adoption at a global level.  This is the result of its best-in-class service reliability, top-end L-band broadband speeds, smaller antenna and terminal sizes compared to competitive services, cost-effectiveness and unique truly global coverage.  The service has already proven to be a powerful ally for crews at sea, teams deployed to remote areas and organizations in need of on-the-move connectivity anywhere in the world at any given moment.

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces First-Quarter 2019 Results; Company Affirms 2019 Outlook

    MCLEAN, Va. , April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2019 and affirmed its full-year 2019 ...

  • ACCESSWIRE

    Iridium Communications Inc. to Host Earnings Call

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 23, 2019 / Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM ) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2019 First Quarter Earnings to be held on April 23, 2019 at 8:30 ...

  • Iridium Awarded Gateway Support and Maintenance Contract by the U.S. Department of Defense
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    Iridium Awarded Gateway Support and Maintenance Contract by the U.S. Department of Defense

    MCLEAN, Va., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that it has been awarded a new contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to continue supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service (EMSS) gateway. The contract, valued at $54 million over 4.5 years, for Gateway Maintenance and Support Service (GMSS), will ensure that this dedicated ground site continues to operate at peak efficiency and in optimal condition for critical U.S. DoD missions. Dedicated for use by the U.S. DoD, their Iridium gateway serves as the uplink and downlink point for the DoD's EMSS communications capabilities through the Iridium® network.  This includes the enhanced capabilities made possible by Iridium's upgraded satellite constellation, which was formally completed and declared fully operational in February of this year.

  • Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch
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    Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch

    MCLEAN, Va., April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today the signing of their Public Services Agreement (PSA) with the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), which details the conditions for IMSO to act as regulator and maintain oversight of Iridium's Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services. The signing of this agreement is a key step towards IMSO issuing Iridium a Letter of Compliance, stating that the company is ready to begin providing its GMDSS service.

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces Release Date For First-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    MCLEAN, Va. , April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss ...

  • Iridium Enhances Network with New Southern Hemisphere Ground Station
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    Iridium Enhances Network with New Southern Hemisphere Ground Station

    New Punta Arenas site will add network capacity efficiencies and further solidify Iridium® network redundancy MCLEAN, Va. , March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced ...

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces 2019 Analyst Day

    Company to participate in three additional March conferences MCLEAN, Va. , Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") is hosting its 2019 analyst day ...

  • GlobeNewswire

    Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Digital Realty Trust, Iridium Communications, RBC Bearings, AxoGen, Independence Contract Drilling, and Safety Insurance Group — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results

    NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2019 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces Release Date For Fourth-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    MCLEAN, Va. , Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to ...

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Declares Victory; $3 Billion Satellite Constellation Upgrade Complete

    MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) today hailed the completion of its $3 billion satellite constellation upgrade campaign known as Iridium® NEXT, during a press conference held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. During the press conference, the company also used the opportunity to introduce a new small-form-factor transceiver known as the Iridium CertusSM 9770, which will enable creation of new consumer and industrial applications that are highly portable and IoT-friendly, optimized for small size and low cost, yet with higher speeds than in the past thanks to the upgraded Iridium satellite network. The completion of the Iridium NEXT campaign comes as the final two satellites required to complete the network refresh were activated on February 5th at approximately 2:15 p.m. EST.

  • Iridium Welcomes New COO; Honors Retiring Predecessor
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    Iridium Welcomes New COO; Honors Retiring Predecessor

    MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that COO Scott Smith has decided to retire effective March 15th.  Smith led Iridium's technology and operations, including Iridium® NEXT, which recently completed its final launch.  Smith will continue to work with Iridium in a consulting role as the handoff to his successor is completed, with the company wishing him well in his greatly earned retirement. In conjunction with this announcement, the company is welcoming back to Iridium new Chief Operations Officer Suzi McBride. McBride will assume this position effective as of February 11, 2019.

  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Certus(SM) Goes Live; World's First Truly Global Broadband Service

    MCLEAN, Virginia, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, the first new capability activated from the company's $3 billion Iridium® NEXT satellite replacement program. Iridium Certus is a unique platform designed for the development of specialty applications and is the world's only truly global broadband service, offering on-the-move internet and high-quality voice access. The service enables mobile office functionality for deployed teams and two-way remote communication for assets, autonomous vehicles, trains, aircraft and ships at sea. This also includes safety-of-life services, where Iridium Certus is uniquely suited for the critical communications needs of teams operating beyond the reach of cellular coverage, including first responders and search and rescue organizations.

  • Iridium Completes Historic Satellite Launch Campaign
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    Iridium Completes Historic Satellite Launch Campaign

    MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that at 07:31 am PST (15:31 UTC) a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and delivered the final 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites to low earth orbit (LEO). All 10 satellites have successfully communicated with the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Center and are preparing to undergo initial on-orbit testing. This was the eighth and final launch for Iridium's historic launch campaign with SpaceX, seeing a total of 75 new satellites deployed over less than two years.