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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium Announces Rapid Adoption of 9601 Data Device by U.S. Department of Defense and Partners

Short Burst Data Modem a Promising Asset for Military Tracking and Sensing Systems BETHESDA, Md. - January 30, 2007 - Iridium Satellite is pleased to announce the activation and support of approximately 200 of its 9601 Short Burst Data (SBD) devices through its contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Applications for the 9601 device include...

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Test & Measurement

Iridium Launches Product and Service Offering in Brazil through Alliance with Omnilink

BETHESDA, Md. - October 30, 2006 - Iridium Satellite LLC of Bethesda, Md., U.S.A. announces it is officially launching delivery of its products and services in Brazil through an alliance with OmniLink of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Anatel, the Brazilian Telecommunications Agency, has confirmed operational authority for the full suite of Iridium products and services throughout Brazil. This partnership...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Weather Data System Uses Iridium Satellites For Air-To-Ground Links

AirDat's Iridium-Based TAMDAR System Enables Commercial Passenger Aircraft to Gather and Download Meteorological Observations BETHESDA, Md. - October 17, 2006 - Iridium Satellite is providing critical satellite data communications for a rapidly expanding atmospheric data reporting program that uses commercial aircraft to gather and transmit meteorological data automatically to AirDat's data...

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Chemicals & Gases

Eclipse Aviation and Iridium Announce Mobile Satellite Products and Services for Eclipse 500

VLJ leader continues to increase safety and enhance customer experience through technology innovation ORLANDO, Fla.- October 17, 2006 - Today Eclipse Aviation, manufacturer of the world's first very light jet (VLJ), and Iridium Satellite announce that the Iridium mobile satellite communications system will be a standard offering on the Eclipse 500. Eclipse Aviation is an Iridium value-added...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium And Marlink Provide Satellite Data Links For Ice-Monitoring Buoy In Arctic Ocean

BETHESDA, Md. - October 16, 2006 - Iridium Satellite, in conjunction with its service provider Marlink, is providing two-way data communications with a remote unmanned buoy measuring ice thickness in the Arctic Ocean as part of a program aimed at detecting climate change at high latitudes. The Sea Ice Thickness Observation System (SITHOS) was developed by Christian Michelson Research (CMR), a...

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Software

Dualog Supplies Iridium Satellite Terminals for Wilson Ship Management Fleet under Service Agreement with Applied Satellite Technology

BETHESDA, Md. - October 9, 2006 - Wilson Ship Management has decided to fit its fleet of more than 45 ships with Iridium satellite terminals in a move to provide a cost-effective integrated Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) and e-mail solution. Dualog AS is supplying the hardware and software for the Wilson ships under a service contract with Applied Satellite Technology (AST), an Iridium service...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium Provides Reliable Low-Cost Satellite E-Mail Service for Zodiac Ships

BETHESDA, Md. - October 4, 2006 - Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd., a major international ship management company, has equipped its fleet of 132 ships with an Iridium-based satellite e-mail system supplied by AND Group plc in a move to reduce the rising costs of ship-to-shore communication. The shipboard package includes a Thrane and Thrane Sailor ST4120 transceiver bundled with AND's Rapidomail...

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Iridium Provides Satellite Communication Links for New Aircell Airborne Medical Assistance Program
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Iridium Provides Satellite Communication Links for New Aircell Airborne Medical Assistance Program

BETHESDA, Md.- August 14, 2006 - This quarter, AirCell, Inc., an Iridium service provider, in conjunction with MedAire, Inc., will launch a unique new service that offers in-flight, on-demand medical assistance from ground-based health experts through the Iridium satellite network. Using one-touch dialing from the aircraft's AirCell Iridium satellite phone, the new service, marketed as MedLink...

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U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency Equips Maritime Firefighting Teams with Iridium Satellite Phones
Communication Systems & Equipment

U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency Equips Maritime Firefighting Teams with Iridium Satellite Phones

BETHESDA, Md. - July 17, 2006 - The United Kingdom's Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has equipped its newly formed firefighting teams with Iridium satellite phones to provide reliable communications when responding to fires on ships in U.K. coastal waters. The MCA's Maritime Incident Response Group (MIRG) was formed in April to provide a force of highly trained teams capable of being...

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Test & Measurement

Iridium Provides Aircraft Tracking and Communication for Luxembourg Air Rescue

Iridium-Based AeroFleet System Is Supplied by Euro Telematik BETHESDA, Md. - July 12, 2006 - Euro Telematik, manufacturer of fleet tracking and communication solutions for road and aerospace applications, has completed the first installation of an Iridium-based aircraft tracking and communication system for the Luxembourg Air Rescue (LAR) service. The Euro Telematik AeroFleet system allows LAR...

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