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2009-03-09 07:59:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, the company completed the replacement of the operational Iridium satellite lost in the collision three weeks ago with a non-operational Russian satellite. The unique architecture of Iridium's fully-meshed network of 66 satellites enabled the continuity of service to Iridium's customers while one of Iridium's in-orbit spares was prepared and maneuvered into the constellation. "I am...

2009-02-26 06:00:00

- Total Subscribers Approximately 320,000; Up 37% for 2008 over 2007 - Revenue Up 14% From Fourth Quarter 2007; Up 23% for 2008 - Operational EBITDA Up 33% From Fourth Quarter 2007; Up 42% for 2008 - Net Income Down 83% From Fourth Quarter 2007; Up 23% for 2008 - Iridium Network Proves Resilient in Wake of Satellite Collision - GHQ Transaction Process Continuing BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium) today announced financial results for the quarter and...

2008-10-22 09:00:31

BETHESDA, Maryland and WELLINGBOROUGH, England, October 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC and Sarantel (AIM: SLG) announce that the Sarantel PowerHelix antenna technology was selected for, and is being built into, the just-released Iridium 9555 handset. Sarantel develops and manufactures advanced miniature filtering antennas for mobile, wireless and handheld devices. Iridium is a pioneer in the satellite communications industry and is the only mobile satellite services...

2008-10-20 12:00:23

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC today unveiled its smallest, most powerful satellite phone - the Iridium "9555" - at its annual Partner Conference in Miami, Fla. The innovative, all-new design of the 9555 offers a significantly reduced size, a more hand-friendly form factor, an intuitive user interface, and new features such as an internally stowed antenna. It is compact, light and easy to use, featuring a brighter screen, a speaker phone, improved Short...

2008-08-05 18:00:10

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC today announced financial results for the second quarter which ended June 30, 2008. "Our strong second quarter solidifies our position as the fastest-growing voice and data mobile satellite services (MSS) company," said Matt Desch, Iridium chairman and CEO. "For our fifth consecutive quarter, we posted double-digit increases for all the important metrics -- revenue, earnings and subscriber gains. As the only MSS provider with a...

2008-08-04 00:00:05

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC today announced it has selected two companies - Lockheed Martin and Thales Alenia Space - to participate in the final phase of its procurement process for the company's next-generation satellite constellation, "Iridium NEXT." Iridium chose Lockheed Martin and Thales Alenia Space as a result of their initial, innovative constellation design concepts; demonstrated understanding of performance requirements and capabilities; and...

2004-11-29 06:00:07

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC, the global supplier of mobile satellite communication services, today announced that its subscriber base grew by 29 percent for the nine months ended September 30, 2004 versus the comparable period in 2003. Revenue grew by 27 percent for the third quarter and 21 percent for the nine-month period versus the same periods last year. This new figure compares with the previous growth rate of 17 percent for the first six months of...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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