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Last $8.74 USD
Change Today -0.27 / -3.00%
Volume 722.0K
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Iridium Communications Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite to businesses, the U.S. and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations, and consumers worldwide. It offers postpaid mobile voice and data satellite communications services; prepaid mobile voice satellite communications services; broadband data services; and machine-to-machine services for sending and receiving data from fixed and mobile assets in remote locations to a central monitoring station. The company also provides other services, such as inbound connections from the public switched telephone network, short message services, subscriber identity module, activation, customer reactivation, and other peripheral services. In addition, it offers voice and data solutions, including personnel tracking devices; asset tracking devices for equipment, vehicles, and aircraft; aircraft and submarine communications applications; specialized communications solutions for high-value individuals; mobile communications and data devices for the military and intelligence community, such as secure satellite handsets, as well as offers voice, netted voice, data, messaging, and paging services; and maintenance services for the department of defense’s dedicated gateway. Further, the company provides satellite handsets, personal connectivity devices, Wi-Fi accessories, voice and data modems, broadband data devices, and machine-to-machine data devices; and various accessories for its devices that include batteries, holsters, earbud headphones, portable auxiliary antennas, antenna adaptors, USB data cables, and charging units; and engineering and support services. The company sells its products and services to commercial end users wholesale distribution network, service providers, value-added resellers, and value-added manufacturers. As of December 31, 2013, it had approximately 739,000 billable subscribers. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

233 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 2000

iridium communications inc (IRDM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative...
Total Annual Compensation: $480.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $420.0K
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $316.1K
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $312.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

iridium communications inc (IRDM) Key Developments

Iridium Communications Inc. Announces Initial Service Providers for the Iridium Push-To-Talk Solution

Iridium Communications Inc. announced the initial service providers for the Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) solution. Iridium PTT is the global, satellite-based push-to-talk service, enabling instant communication between participants located anywhere on earth. Iridium PTT provides a fast, simple, and global service making the Iridium network available to tens, or tens of thousands of devices with the push of a single button. The service providers include: Iridium PTT is comprised of three components that work seamlessly to provide a ubiquitous solution globally: the Iridium PTT service delivered through the Iridium Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation; the Iridium Command Center, the cloud-based management system where all radios and talkgroups are managed; and the Iridium PTT radios, including both the Iridium Extreme® PTT as well as other satellite or hybrid PTT devices powered by the Iridium PTT 9523 Core transceiver, which allows Value Added Manufacturers (VAMs) the capability to further expand enterprise applications for Iridium PTT.

Iridium Communications Inc. Presents at William Blair’s 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference, Jun-10-2015 08:00 AM

Iridium Communications Inc. Presents at William Blair’s 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference, Jun-10-2015 08:00 AM. Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, United States. Speakers: Matthew J. Desch, Chief Executive Officer and Director.

Iridium Communications Inc. and Arion Communication Co., Ltd. Announce Partnership to Offer Iridium Satellite Products and Services in South Korea

Iridium Communications Inc. and Arion Communication Co. Ltd. announced a strategic partnership in which Arion will distribute Iridium mobile satellite communications services and products in South Korea. Arion will be offering its customers—including government/military, aviation, maritime and enterprise organizations—the benefits of the Iridium network, which delivers reliable voice and data communications, anywhere on the planet—even polar regions. As part of the agreement, Arion will be reselling Iridium Pilot, powered by Iridium's OpenPort® broadband service, which provides the industry's only pole-to-pole mobile wireless coverage for ships at sea. It will also be selling Iridium GO!, the world's first truly global smartphone access device; the rugged, weatherproof Iridium Extreme® handset; and the Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD) service. Through the Iridium partnership, Arion will be providing worldwide M2M communication coverage to global companies based in South Korea. Iridium NEXT, the company's next-generation satellite constellation, is scheduled to begin launching in late 2015. It will enable the Iridium CertusSM broadband service, which will deliver versatile, enterprise-grade, reliable communications and support a portfolio of partner products with a broad range of data speeds eventually as high as 1.4 megabits per second for a single user terminal. The Iridium NEXT constellation deployment is scheduled for completion in late 2017.


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