TracPhone LTE-1 Monthly Subscription Plan Reduced to $99!

Effective 1 November 2018, the monthly subscription plan for the TracPhone LTE-1 will be only $99 for 10 GB of data. The cost for extra data will remain at $9.99 per GB. 
The original $199 for a 20 GB plan is being discontinued.
Existing TracPhone LTE-1 owners are being apprised of this change, which will be reflected starting in their bill for November 2018.
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Iridium launches the world’s truly global real time maritime emergency service.

Iridium Communications announces a historic achievement with the launch of the Iridium® Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service. 

For the first time in history, Iridium has given seafarers a real-time emergency response and rescue service that works everywhere in the world. No other maritime emergency response system matches the coverage and real-time communications capability of the Iridium GMDSS service. The…

Thuraya MarineStar


The all-new Thuraya MarineStar blends robust design with unprecedented functionality and unmatched levels of value to provide flawless voice communications with tracking and monitoring over Thuraya’s satellite network, covering the world’s busiest sea routes and fishing hotspots. Thuraya MarineStar is competitively priced. Users have the…

Iridium Certus®️ 700 Upgrade

Iridium Certus®️ 700 Upgrade Brings the Fastest L-band Speeds to the Industry
Existing Iridium CertusTM terminals are being upgraded to industry-leading speeds through a simple firmware update
MCLEAN, VA., February 27, 2020 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that the Iridium Certus 700 service is commercially available and is providing the fastest L-band speeds in the industry. 
When first launched…

The advanced technologies connecting emergency response efforts

Whether we’re talking about wildfires like these or massive, 100-year hurricanes, large emergencies, and natural disasters are devastating for the people and governments that are impacted. They force people from their homes and into emergency, temporary shelter. They cause billions in damage. And they force first responders and emergency response personnel directly into harm’s way to battle against nature and save the lives of the people in…

Iridium Approved to Provide Global Maritime Distress Safety Services

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has recognized that the Iridium network meets all the criteria of the IMO needed to provide mobile satellite services in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), and to adopt the “Statement of Recognition” proposed by the United States as a committee resolution.

The MSC also agreed that Iridium and the United States, the delegation…

Inmarsat Government Orders Airborne Satcom Terminals From Orbit

Inmarsat Government has ordered a Multi-Purpose Terminal (MPT) 46WGX from Orbit Communications Systems, the companies announced on Thursday. The order comes after the two companies signed a co-development agreement in March. 

The new 18-inch Ka-band multi-purpose terminal is intended to meet the need for worldwide connectivity with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Delivery of the satellite antenna systems is expected in early 2020…

Iridium Edge Solar Beta Partner

Rock Seven has been chosen as Beta partner for the new Iridium Edge Solar – due to be launched early next year.
The new Iridium Edge Solar is designed to be a simple, low-cost, solar-based tracking device. Something you can attach to a boat, vehicle or other asset and then forget. Regular GPS tracking reports would then be sent from the unit, with the internal battery being recharged by the in-built solar panel.

Like our other…

VSAT Terminals: What Are They and How Do They Work?

Satellite communication touches our lives in ways most people don’t fully appreciate. From GPS to satellite TV to the communication networks that make modern economic, military and political affairs possible, there are few areas of life that the rise of SATCOM technology has not shaped in some way, directly or indirectly. While visions of massive arrays and constellations might be the first thing that comes to mind when some people think of…

Iridium Celebrates World Ocean Day with a Look at Key Maritime Initiatives

The surface of our planet is approximately 70 percent water, with vast swathes of blue covering the Earth. The oceans seem akin to a blue desert, and even the largest vessel appears tiny and insignificant. As we celebrate World Ocean Day, Iridium Director of Maritime Dan Rooney looks at the various ways Iridium supports connectivity on and across the world’s oceans.


Humankind’s environmental impacts affect even…