TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21, 2015 — Furuno Electric plans to offer Iridium Communications’ (Nasdaq: IRDM) mobile satellite communications products and services to its customers in Japan and elsewhere as part of a collaboration agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
Iridium said Monday it strives to bring Iridium NEXT capabilities to new markets through the strategic alliance.
“We are excited that Furuno—recognized as a global leader in maritime navigation and communications gear—has joined Iridium’s ecosystem of partners, ” said Bryan Hartin, executive vice president for sales and marketing at Iridium.
“Together, we’ll be enabling more ships to navigate safely—anywhere and everywhere at sea—leveraging the unique benefits of the Iridium network.”
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