TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will launch the Certus satellite communications service to the government and commercial markets in the second quarter of 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
The Iridium NEXT-powered offering will work to provide broadband services with connection speeds of up to 1.4 megabits per second via the L-band spectrum, the company said Tuesday.
Iridium CEO Matt Desch said the Certus service targets customers in the maritime, land mobile, aeronautical and government sectors.
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