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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium® Provides Critical Satellite Links for 2008 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race®

Last Great Race on Earth Showcases Reliable Voice and Data Capabilities of Iridium Satellite Network BETHESDA, Md. - February 28, 2008 - Iridium® Satellite and its service partners are providing critical satellite voice and data links for the 2008 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race®, which gets underway March 1. IonEarth is deploying Iridium-enabled bi-directional GPS tracking devices, which will...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Satellite Communication Service targets maritime industry.

Featuring 100% global coverage, Iridium OpenPort provides complete and integrated solution for ship-to-shore crew calling, email, and IP-based data communications. Ship terminal provides dynamic allocation of 3 independent telephone lines and one data port configurable from 9.6-128 kbps. All voice and data circuits can be used simultaneously. Unstabilized, omnidirectional antenna array measures 9...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

WCC Supplies Iridium Satellite Tracking for 2008 Tesoro Iron Dog Competition in Alaska

Snowmobile Race Showcases Iridium's Robust Two-Way Data Links for Remote Tracking and Monitoring BETHESDA, Md. - February 8, 2008 - Competitors in the grueling Tesoro Iron Dog snowmobile race will not be out of sight at any time during their nearly 2,000-mile competition across the Alaskan wilderness, thanks to an Iridium®-enabled tracking system developed by World Communication Center (WCC)....

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium Upgrades Satellite Phones for International Space Station

Iridium Handsets Provide Critical Safety Link for Cosmonauts Landing in Remote Regions of Russia BETHESDA, Md. - February 7, 2008 - Iridium-® Satellite has recently upgraded the satellite phones used by Russian cosmonauts when returning to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian authorities are replacing the older 9505 Iridium handsets, which have been in service since...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Longest-Running Airline in the Americas Selects Iridium® for Voice and Data Communications

BETHESDA, Md. - February 5, 2008 - As Iridium® Satellite continues to gain momentum in the aeronautical satellite communications market for the world's major airlines, the company is proud to announce that Avianca Airlines of Columbia is installing Avionica's Iridium-based satLINK Communications Module on its fleet of 14 long-range Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft. Avianca is the oldest airline in...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium® Granted International Approval to Offer Satellite Air Traffic Safety Services

Certification Opens Door to Major New Market for Iridium in Commercial Aviation Sector BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 3 / - The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council approved standards and recommended practices (SARPs) that will permit Iridium-® Satellite to provide Aeronautical Mobile Satellite (Route) Services (AMS-®S) for commercial aircraft on transoceanic flights. The ICAO AMS-®S...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium® to Provide Mobile Satellite Systems and Services for State of Idaho

Iridium Experiences Rapid Growth in Government Sector as More State Agencies Turn to Iridium for Dependable Gap-Free Mobile Satellite Communications BETHESDA, Md. - December 4, 2007 - The State of Idaho recently awarded a contract to World Communications Center (WCC) to provide Iridium-® satellite voice and data products and services for government agencies throughout the state. Over the past 12...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

IRIDIUM® Provides Critical Support for Harris CORPORATION'S Falcon Watch

Remote Imaging System Is among Hundreds of Military and Law Enforcement Applications to Rely on Iridium Satellite Short-Burst Data Device BETHESDA, Md. - October 29, 2007 - Iridium-® Satellite is pleased to announce its role in providing global monitoring and transmission capabilities to Harris Corporation's Falcon Watch RF-5408-RI Remote Imager, part of the Falcon Watch Remote Intrusion...

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Test & Measurement

Iridium® Provides Satellite Links for Western Australia Firefighting Service

Iridium Asset Tracking Increases by More Than 400 Percent as International Public Safety Organizations Rely on Iridium for Real-Time Data Services BETHESDA, Md. - October 23, 2007 - Applied Satellite Technology Australia Pty Ltd (AST Australia), an Iridium-® value-added reseller, has won a major contract from the Australian Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) West Australian Fire...

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Services

Iridium® Chooses Tesacom to Expand Extensive Growth of Global Satellite Communications Services in Brazil

BETHESDA, Md. and RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Oct. 19 / / - In its effort to continue its expansive growth in the Brazilian market, Iridium(R) Satellite announces a strategic partnership with Tesacom do Brasil. Tesacom is a Brazilian telecommunications company. Licenses Tesacom holds include Non Geostationary Satellite Global Mobile Service (SMGS), Multimedia Communications Service (SCM) and Limited...

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