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Iridium Gets Regulatory Nod for Int’l Maritime Safety Satcom Service; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 23, 2020 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) received approval from the International Mobile Satellite Organization to be a satellite service provider for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 14.

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Inmarsat’s Maritime Safety Service Offering Secures IMO Clearance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2018 — Inmarsat’s Fleet Safety platform has received approval from the International Maritime Organization’s maritime safety committee to provide support for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the approval would allow ship operators currently deploying its FleetBroadband or …

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Inmarsat Sets Web-Based Messaging Service for Maritime Safety Info Providers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — Inmarsat has launched a new service that will facilitate international broadcast and automatic reception for the distribution of maritime safety information, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday SafetyNET II works to advance efforts to update the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System and transition maritime safety …

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Matt Desch Selected to Wash100 for Leadership in Global Satellite Communications

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 18, 2015 – Matt Desch, who heads mobile satellite services company Iridium, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in global satellite communications. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector …

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