Tag Archives: Iridium Communications

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, Receives Sixth Consecutive Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, his sixth consecutive Wash100 Award as a part of the 2020 selection on Wednesday. 

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Iridum, AWS Debut Satellite Cloud-Based IoT Service; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and Amazon Web Services have officially launched a satellite-enabled cloud computing service offering for connected device users worldwide. "CloudConnect illustrates how the Iridium network can connect, monitor and control assets virtually anywhere on the planet," said Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium and a 2020 Wash100 awardee.

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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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Iridium Partners With 10 Companies to Test Certus Transceiver in Various Applications; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has named 10 companies that will be the first to create products to test the application of Iridium’s Certus 9770 voice and data transceiver, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 22.

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

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 …

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Iridium to Continue Maintenance, Support for DoD Mobile Satcom Gateway; Scott Scheimreif Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will continue maintenance and support work for the ground infrastructure of the Department of Defense’s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service gateway under a $54M contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported April 23. The company said April 22 …

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Iridium Records 12% Growth in Q1 2019 Revenue; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) reported $133.7M in total revenue for the first quarter of 2019, up 12 percent from the same period last year. The company said Tuesday the total number of billable subscribers rose to 1.15M in Q1 2019, showing a year-over-year growth of 16 percent associated with the …

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