Iridium Communications and OneWeb have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver a combined service offering, allowing their mutual partners to offer bundling and co-marketing opportunities for the Iridium Certus L-band services and OneWeb's Ku-band service.
Lars Thrane has become the newest Iridium Certus terminal manufacturer and alongside Iridium has unveiled the LT-4200 maritime satcom system.
IEC Telecom has completed an interconnection with Iridium Certus to deliver enhanced maritime communications to its customers.
Satellite-AIS data services provider exactEarth and ship tracking and maritime intelligence company MarineTraffic have entered into a three-year channel partner agreement that will see MarineTraffic deploy exactEarth’s exactView RT data into its online maritime services products.
Iridium Communications has announced the completion of its US $3 billion satellite constellation upgrade campaign known as Iridium NEXT.
Satellite solutions and projects company, The AST Group (AST), has announced the first ever commercial installation of Iridium Certus with long-term partner Alphatron on board Oceanwide expedition vessel ‘Rembrandt Van Rijn’.
Iridium has announced the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus L-band satcom service following the successful completion of the final launch in its $3 billion Iridium NEXT constellation refresh programme, which has seen 75 satellites launched in just under two years.
Iridium has completed the final launch in its NEXT programme, with all 75 planned satellites now deployed for its second generation L-band low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite network following a successful launch of the final 10 satellites in the series on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from California.
Iridium has announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and has been collaborating with AWS on the development of Iridium CloudConnect, a satellite Cloud-based system for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Iridium reports that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce Marine (RRM), currently in the process of being acquired by Kongsberg, to support RRM’s autonomous vessel development programme by integrating L-band satellite services on Iridium’s forthcoming Certus network into the RRM range of Ship Intelligence systems.
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