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IEC Telecom completes interconnection with Iridium Certus

Iridium Certus Maritime is now available from IEC Telecom Iridium Certus Maritime is now available from IEC Telecom

IEC Telecom has completed an interconnection with Iridium Certus to deliver enhanced maritime communications to its customers.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Iridium Certus delivers global coverage via a low Earth orbit (LEO) network that is resilient to adverse weather conditions. It does not rely on local ground infrastructure and features crosslinks enabling cross-satellite communication and L-band end-user transmissions.

The service, which is now enhanced by IEC Telecom’s range of value-added solutions, will deliver competitively priced, high-performing, global satellite coverage supporting many important functions including, business operations, IoT applications, crew welfare and critical safety operations.

“We are delighted to be able to offer customers our value-added services on top of one of the most innovative platforms with the greatest coverage,” said Nabil Ben Soussia, vice president maritime at IEC Telecom.

“Iridium is a trusted provider of maritime satellite communications for business operations, safety services, IoT applications, and crew welfare. We are excited to offer this global solution to vessel owners, operators and managers across all maritime sectors and geographies,” he added.

Wouter Deknopper, vice president & general manager, maritime line of business at Iridium, said: “We are happy to sign this partnership with IEC Telecom which will boost our maritime communications distribution in Europe, particularly in Scandinavia, the Caspian Sea and Middle East. We look forward to providing our second-generation of innovation through IEC’s global presence and expertise.”{/mprestriction}

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