IRDM - Iridium Communications Inc.

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Day's Range23.49 - 24.15
52 Week Range12.10 - 28.24
Volume773,195
Avg. Volume1,168,088
Market Cap3.097B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.67
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  • PR Newswire14 days ago

    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 Newswire29 days ago

    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 ...

  • ACCESSWIRE29 days ago

    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
    PR Newswirelast month

    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
    PR Newswirelast month

    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 Newswire2 months ago

    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
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    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 Newswire3 months ago

    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 ...

  • GlobeNewswire3 months ago

    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 Newswire3 months ago

    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 Newswire3 months ago

    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
    PR Newswire4 months ago

    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 Newswire4 months ago

    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
    PR Newswire4 months ago

    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.

  • GlobeNewswire6 months ago

    Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for The Hackett Group, Green Plains, Malibu Boats, Hawaiian Electric Industries, Iridium Communications, and Glaukos — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications

    NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • Communicate Globally in Real Time at the Push of a Button with Iridium and Icom Inc.
    PR Newswire6 months ago

    Communicate Globally in Real Time at the Push of a Button with Iridium and Icom Inc.

    MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that Icom Incorporated (Icom) has joined its partner ecosystem as a licensed Value-Added Manufacturer (VAM) and will be developing the world's first truly global push-to-talk-only (PTT) radio handheld. Based in Japan, Icom is a world-class manufacturer of two-way handheld radios and will harness their extensive expertise in the making of their first Iridium® handheld.  This new device will be ideally suited for remote workers, first responders, global military, NGOs and other organizations in need of real-time communications throughout areas lacking ground infrastructure.  Iridium PTT technology allows teams to remain closely coordinated with their headquarters or other field teams around the world, instantly, regardless of geography.

  • PR Newswire7 months ago

    Iridium Announces Third-Quarter 2018 Results; Company Raises 2018 Outlook

    - 2018 Outlook for Service Revenue Growth Raised to Approximately 14% - 2018 Outlook for OEBITDA Raised to Approximately $300 Million MCLEAN, Va. , Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications ...

  • PR Newswire8 months ago

    Iridium Announces Release Date For Third-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    MCLEAN, Va. , Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss ...

  • Iridium to Simplify Adoption of IoT Solutions Beyond Cellular Coverage with Amazon Web Services
    PR Newswire8 months ago

    Iridium to Simplify Adoption of IoT Solutions Beyond Cellular Coverage with Amazon Web Services

    MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and has been collaborating with AWS on the development of Iridium CloudConnect, the first and only satellite cloud-based solution that offers truly global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Enabled by the Iridium® network, and planned for launch in 2019, this new Iridium service will make Iridium IoT services available with AWS IoT, extending the reach of AWS's powerful suite of services to the more than 80 percent of the Earth that lacks cellular coverage.

  • ACCESSWIRE8 months ago

    Today's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: Intelsat and Iridium Communications

    Intelsat's stock jumped 19.21% Tuesday, to close the day at $27.06. The stock recorded a trading volume of 7,979,802 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 2,563,731 shares. In the last year, Intelsat's shares have traded in a range of 2.44 - 27.49.

  • PR Newswire8 months ago

    Iridium To Present At Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference

    MCLEAN, Va. , Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") today announced that Chief Executive Officer Matthew J. Desch is scheduled to present at the ...

  • The Ocean Cleanup chooses Iridium
    PR Newswire8 months ago

    The Ocean Cleanup chooses Iridium

    The Ocean Cleanup is embarking on one of the largest environmental initiatives of this generation by cleaning up ocean plastic debris, starting with what's known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The Ocean Cleanup has chosen Iridium L-band satellite broadband services to support this important mission. The service is being delivered in partnership with Iridium service provider The AST Group.

  • Satcom Direct and Iridium Partner to Deliver Iridium Certus(SM) Terminals and Services to the Aviation Industry
    PR Newswire8 months ago

    Satcom Direct and Iridium Partner to Deliver Iridium Certus(SM) Terminals and Services to the Aviation Industry

    MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that Satcom Direct, Inc. (SD) is the newest Value Added Manufacturer (VAM) and service provider for Iridium Certus aviation products. SD will be designing and manufacturing new terminals for compatibility with the Iridium Certus service, while also providing the service direct to the business aviation community. The new products and services are being added to the SD Connectivity portfolio, integrating with the company's existing technology and software value-adds to enhance the end user experience.