Global communication in the modern age is absolutely essential, and Iridium is able to provide a service literally from pole to pole. No matter where you plan on travelling or are located for work purposes, you can guarantee that Iridium will allow you to have access to incomparable data and voice connections.
The Iridium satellite network is comprised of 66 satellites operating in low earth orbit to keep everything from planes and trains to ships connected seamlessly around the clock. Using such technology means that it offers a lower latency and the signals are more powerful. You can make use of some of their products just for voice communication, or you can select something that will allow you to access broadband in some of the most remote parts of the globe. Every day, millions of people use the Iridium network, from pilots and emergency services to commercial sailing vessels, governments and the military.
No matter where you are located you can guarantee that Iridium will deliver incomparable data and voice connections.
Customers across aviation, maritime, enterprise and government sectors are able to have reliable and assured access to high-throughput communications:
Commercial & Government
The number one all-rounder for communicating away from terrestrial cellular networks, the Iridium network is capable of being used for a variety of applications including integration with the world of interconnected Internet of Things. It can adequately support your connections no matter where you are on earth or what the weather is like – a truly remarkable feat of modern technological engineering. There are a range of different solutions depending on your requirements, and you can select from options such as power, weight or size so that each product offers exactly what you need. The devices allow for simple voice communication, or if needed you can have high data speeds through the Iridium Certus L-band service. You can opt for both background and streaming types of IP data, as well as SMS messaging and connection to the relevant local services in case of emergency.
Iridium now supports the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) making the service 100% for the first time. These systems allow sailors anywhere in the world to sail confidently knowing that should the worst happen, the Iridium GMDSS terminal will facilitate the connection to call for assistance, just by pressing one button.
The structure of the satellite network in place, 66 low earth orbiting satellites, provides coverage of all the world oceans and large bodies of water, and can even be availed of at the North and South poles and their chilly waters. The company offers this product at a reasonable price when compared to the safety of the crew or passengers on board, and many vessels depend on this network to conduct recreational and commercial marine activities safe in the knowledge instant communication with local marine emergency services is possible.
Recreation & Expeditions
For safety purposes or just to keep followers back home updated with progress reports, Iridium satellite phone handsets and tracking devices offer truly global, two-way communication. Many devices have SOS buttons which transmit GPS location to GEOS Emergency Response in the case of a life or death situation. In truly remote expeditions to polar regions, only Iridium will keep you connected.