Iridium Certus Earns MSUA ‘Top Connected Platform’ Award; Matt Desch Quoted

Matt Desch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) received an award from the Mobile Satellite Users Association during the Satellite 2019 conference in recognition of the company’s Certus satellite communications service, ExecutiveBiz reported May 8.

The organization named Iridium Certus the “Top Connected Platform” as part of the conference’s Mobility Satellite Innovations Awards program, with MSUA President Catherine Melquist citing the wireless broadband satcom platform among innovations in mobility, Iridium said May 7.

“[Later] this year our partners will receive our new Iridium Certus 9770 transceiver that will open the door for an entirely new family of devices optimized for highly mobile and lower-cost applications,” added Iridium CEO Matt Desch, a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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