Iridium Communications Inc.

Iridium is self-described as “the world’s only true global mobile satellite communications company, with voice and data solutions covering every inch of the Earth’s surface.” The company is an innovator in technology, as it establishes the way for how international enterprises work their “mission-critical activities through reliable, near real-time, communications services.” It has 66 Low-Earth Orbiting (LEO) cross-linked satellites, giving it the status of  having the largest commercial constellation in the world.  These work together as a complete network, supported by multiple in-orbit spares.

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