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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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2021 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has invested in DDK Positioning in support of the Aberdeen, Scotland-based company’s efforts to expand its global precision positioning service offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported May 25. The investment builds on an existing partnership between the two companies through wh...

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