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The satellite communications industry — a once-sleepy sector — is indisputably booming right now. With the ubiquity of launch, the skyrocketing growth of commercial infrastructure in space, the exponentially increasing importance of resilient communications and the creeping volatility of the space domain, satellite networks are in the spotlight ...

Executive Mosaic is pleased to induct Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, into the 2022 class of its esteemed Wash100 Award, which is annually bestowed upon the top 100 executives in the government contracting community for their noteworthy achievements, innovative vision and measurable influence across the federal sector. This marks Desch...

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) reported $155.9 million in total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2021, up 6 percent from the prior-year period. The McLean, Virginia-based satellite communications company said the total number of billable subscribers rose to 1.72 million in Q4 2021, reflecting a year-over-year increase of 17 percent associate...

Trace Systems has won a five-year, $181.6 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide communications equipment certified by Iridium (Nasdaq: IRDM) and 24/7 help desk support to customers of DISA’s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services program. The agency offers EMSS to the Department of Defense, other federal agencies,...

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2022 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) provided push-to-talk handsets and satellite connectivity in support of a U.S. Army Reserve program aimed at identifying, safeguarding and preserving cultural heritage sites in Honduras, ExecutiveBiz reported. Commenting on the company’s work on the Monuments Officers p...

Kathy Morgan, most recently vice president of corporate law at Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), took on a new role as chief legal officer at the McLean, Virginia-based satellite operator. She succeeded Tom Hickey, the former CLO who helped the company secure regulatory approvals for various satellite services during his decadelong career there...

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2021 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has launched a midband satellite service capable of supporting telemetry reporting, media sharing and other activities of government, maritime, land mobile and aviation customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Our new Iridium Certus 100 midband service is designed for ap...

The federal business of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has promoted John McNiff from chief of staff to a vice president position, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Friday. In his new capacity, McNiff will oversee the delivery of software and consulting services, including the Azure cloud portfolio, to national security customers for both enterprise and mission ap...

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug 20, 2021 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) delivered Certus Thales VesseLINK marine satellite broadband terminals to the Canadian Coast Guard and Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium and seven-time Wash100 awardee, said the company aims to provide the service branch with reliable internet and stable connection in support of its ...

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