Iridium has reported that it has successfully completed the first phase of testing of its NEXT platform software.
Iridium partner Rock Seven has announced the addition of a GSM module to its RockFLEET global tracking system, allowing vessels to use terrestrial-based mobile networks when in range.
Greek satcom provider Otesat-Maritel, part of the OTE Group, has announced that its MailOnBoard email solution is now available for mobile devices with Android software 2.2 and up.
The IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) met in London last week for its 94th session, with several IT issues on the agenda, including Iridium’s proposed move to become a GMDSS satellite provider.
Iridium’s financial results for the third quarter of 2014 have been announced, with the company raising its financial outlook for the year and reporting a jump in revenue from the maritime sector.
Iridium Communications today announced the completion of the first five flight Main Mission Antennas (MMAs) for the Iridium NEXT constellation,designed by Thales Alenia Space, which will manage the reception and transmission of data to and from various Iridium customer devices on its next generation network.
Iridium says it is moving closer to being recognised as a provider of mobile satellite communications for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) after its application was approved by the IMO's Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR).
Iridium today announced that it is moving forward with the launch preparations for its NEXT constellation after the launch equipment completed a series of successful tests.
McMurdo Group has announced that it has integrated Iridium GO! into its fleet management software.
Iridium Communications today announced that it has formally submitted an application to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the provision of mobile satellite communications in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
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