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MCLEAN, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) today announced its comprehensive plan for funding, building and deploying its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.
MCLEAN, Va., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iridium Communications Inc.
FOXBORO, Mass. and FORT LEE, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Axeda Corporation, the on-demand intelligent asset management company, today announced that it has entered into an Alliance Partner Agreement with ORBCOMM Inc.
FORT LEE, NJ and VANCOUVER, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ORBCOMM Inc.
Software Upgrade Extends Range to Beyond-Line-of-Sight Communications Through Integration with Harris RF-7800B Broadband Global Area Networking (BGAN) Terminals WASHINGTON, Oct.
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with Iridium Satellite LLC engineering and space system operations personnel, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has integrated a flight worthy Main Mission Antenna (MMA) with special test equipment to simulate on-orbit antenna performance.
NEW YORK and BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GHL Acquisition Corp. ("GHL Acquisition") (NYX: GHQ) and Iridium Holdings LLC ("Iridium") today issued the following statement in regard to the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") approval of the companies' combination.
BETHESDA, Md., Aug.
BETHESDA, Md., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium) announces that it is extending and expanding its popular Trade-Up to Iridium program to include its new-generation 9555 satellite phone.Iridium launched the Trade-Up to Iridium initiative in January 2008 to provide an opportunity for customers affected by the well-publicized degradation of Globalstar's satellite voice service to take advantage of Iridium's high network quality and global coverage.
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...