Tag Archives: Iridium

Iridium Communications Debuts Iridium Certus 700 to Provide Enhanced L-Band Speeds; Bryan Hartin, Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications has released Iridium Certus 700 service to provide the most efficient L-band speeds within the industry, the company reported on Thursday. The service has become commercially available after its initial launch in 2019. 

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Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, Receives Sixth Consecutive Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, his sixth consecutive Wash100 Award as a part of the 2020 selection on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Desch for advancing new satellite capabilities, the internet of things (IoT) and cloud technologies while driving revenue for Iridium. 

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DISA Invites Allies to Join Iridium Mobile Satellite Services Program

The Defense Information Systems Agency has called on U.S. allied countries to join the agency’s program that works to provide unlimited access to Iridium‘s constellation of mobile communications satellites, Space News reported Friday. Peter de Selding writes Clare Grason, DISA program manager of the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services program, said allies can pay a fixed …

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Crowded Cosmos Calls for National Security Space Strategy

The Defense Department’s  newly released National Security Space Strategy has made it clear —  once known as the final frontier, the race to leverage technology and capabilities in space has opened up to a number of competing nations, making the limitless cosmos feel a little cozier these days. The buzzwords, …

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