A publicly traded company headquartered in McLean, Va., Iridium manages several operations centers, including Tempe, Arizona and Leesburg, Virginia, U.S.A. The U.S. Department of Defense, through its own dedicated gateway, relies on Iridium for global communications capabilities.
Iridium Communications Inc. is the only satellite communications company that offers truly global voice and data communications coverage. A technology innovator and market leader, Iridium, in collaboration with its vast partner network, is advancing the way global enterprises conduct daily mission-critical activities through reliable, low-latency communications services.
Iridium’s 66 low-Earth orbiting (LEO) cross-linked satellites – the world’s largest commercial constellation – operate as a fully meshed network.
Reaching across land, sea, and air, including the polar regions, Iridium® solutions are ideally suited for industries such as maritime, aviation, government/military, emergency/humanitarian services, mining, forestry, oil and gas, heavy equipment, transportation and utilities. Iridium also provides service to subscribers from the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other civil and government agencies around the world. Iridium sells its products, solutions and services through a network of service providers and value-added dealers.