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Iridium Offers Satellite-Based Alternative to GPS Service; Matt Desch Comments

Matt Desch
Matt Desch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has unveiled a new technology offering that works to support satellite-based positioning, navigation and timing services in environments without GPS coverage, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

The company said Monday the Satellite Time and Location service is delivered through its partnership with Satelles to serve as an alternative or supplement to location-based technologies that rely on GPS signals.

“We think STL can help solve an important and growing problem for governments and businesses and serve as a platform for continued innovation, ” said Matt Desch, Iridium CEO and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016.

He noted that the technology could also support efforts to manage cybersecurity.

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