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Iridium Communications Inc.

App Flies High

December 21, 2011

Smartphones can now communicate on 90 percent of the Earth not covered by traditional wireless networks. The Iridium AxcessPoint Mail and Web App provides email and Internet connections and features a built-in firewall to block extraneous Internet traffic.

Desch, Dos Santos Appointed to NSTAC

May 27, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Matt Desch, chief executive officer, Iridium Communications Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, and Jamie Dos Santos, president and chief executive officer, Terremark Federal Group, have been appointed to serve on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. FYI.  Steve

Under Iridium Communications Contract, SpaceX To Launch Falcon 9 Vehicles to Satellites

June 17, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Iridium Communications Inc. has awarded a $492 million contract to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) for satellite space launch services. Under the terms of the contract, the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle will carry multiple Iridium NEXT satellites per vehicle, inserting the satellites into a low-Earth orbit as Iridium replaces its current satellite constellation. Efforts will take place over a two-year period starting in early 2015.

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