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2009-03-04 21:22:00

Iridium-Based Tracking Allows First Opportunity for Fans to 'Watch' All Racers Online; Iridium Voice Service Provides Extra Layer of Safety for Participants BETHESDA, Md. and ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The same satellite technology being used to track vehicles, postal packages, airplanes, containers and supplies is now a mandated requirement for mushers participating in the 2009 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The Iditarod Trail Committee (ITC), organizers of the race, tested...

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...

2009-02-25 11:00:00

NEW YORK and BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC will issue a press release tomorrow morning, Thursday, February 26, 2009, announcing its 4th Quarter 2008 results. Following the press release, GHL Acquisition Corp. (Amex: GHQ) will host a call with Iridium management to discuss Iridium's 4th Quarter 2008 results. The conference call with the GHL Acquisition Corp. and Iridium management teams is scheduled for Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 8:30 am Eastern Time (ET)....

2009-02-18 23:05:00

"Reliability to the Rescue" Offer Again Provides Credits Up to $700 For Customers Switching to Iridium BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC announces that it is re-launching its popular "Trade-Up to Iridium" program, which provides pricing incentives for customers trading up from Globalstar to Iridium handsets and service. Iridium is re-initiating the program due to the much-publicized degradation of Globalstar's voice service. This follows the success of the initial...

2009-02-03 07:55:00

RAMONVILLE SAINT-AGNE, France and BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS) announces it has sold its first Iridium-based compliant Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) terminals in partnership with Iridium Satellite LLC. CLS is a major provider of satellite-based environmental data collection, location and ocean observation services. Through the CLS-Iridium partnership, CLS also delivered corresponding LRIT Conformance Test Certificates on behalf...

2008-12-02 10:42:00

NEW YORK and BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC will issue a press release tomorrow morning, Wednesday, December 3, 2008, announcing its 3rd Quarter 2008 results. Following the press release, GHL Acquisition Corp. (Amex: GHQ) will host a call with Iridium management to discuss Iridium's 3rd Quarter 2008 results. The conference call with the GHL Acquisition Corp. and Iridium management teams is scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 8:00 am Eastern...

2008-11-10 18:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, government and individuals, today announced its financial and operational results for the three and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2008. Second Quarter Key Company Highlights: * For the second consecutive quarter Globalstar continued to significantly grow its subscriber base and exhibit low retail churn. The...

2008-11-07 09:00:17

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on providing Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has signed eight new test and evaluation agreements with prospective VARs, distribution partners and potential end-users in connection with its Automatic Identification System (AIS) services. In addition to the recently announced amended agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard, ORBCOMM has executed agreements to provide testing and...

2008-11-04 09:00:19

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), the world's largest provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments and individuals, today announced that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued an Order and Authorization modifying Globalstar's authority to offer Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) services in the United States. This modification permits Globalstar's spectrum to be used to deploy wireless...

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...


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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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