Matt Desch: Iridium to Continue Transformation Built on Satcom, Broadband Internet Capabilities

Matt Desch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company anticipates its continued transformation into a mature company over the next 12 to 24 months as it nears the completion of its Iridium NEXT satellite communications network and builds on partnerships and business areas such as the internet of things.

Desch, a four-time Wash100 awardee, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published June 7 that Iridium is working to establish itself as the primary satellite provider to supplement terrestrial IoT services as well as deliver specialty maritime ship tracking and air navigation capability by utilizing the Iridium NEXT network and the Iridium Certus broadband internet service.

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