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Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) reported $26.5 million in service revenue for its U.S. government business during the third quarter of 2022, up 2.3 percent from the prior-year period of $25.9 million driven by a contractual step-up in the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services contract with the U.S. Space Force in September 2021.  The McLean,...

The global technological landscape is changing and evolving faster than ever before. In today’s era of great power competition, technological superiority is critical, and U.S. leaders must embrace continuous innovation and advancements in order to stay ahead of the curve. Executive Mosaic spoke with five of GovCon’s most influential leaders to f...

Engineers say satellite companies seeking to link smartphones and other mobile devices on the ground could turn that target into a reality with cheaper rockets and advances in satellite technology but would need to invest billions of dollars to achieve that goal, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch said equ...

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 ...

A team of General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business and Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has received a potential $324.5 million contract from the Space Development Agency to build, operate and maintain ground entry points and operations centers for the first tranche of the National Defense Space Architecture. The contract also in...

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...

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...