Iridium Names OpenPort Maritime Reseller in Japan
[Satellite TODAY 04-23-10] Iridium Communications named KDDI Corp. an authorized service provider for the Iridium OpenPort high-bandwidth maritime satellite communication service in Japan, Iridium announced April 22.
KDDI has secured Iridium’s Japanese product type approvals and will distribute OpenPort units and service into the Japanese merchant shipping and commercial fishing fleets.
“Iridium OpenPort is an ideal solution for shipping companies and fishing fleets. In addition, Iridium’s global coverage means that ships will be in constant touch wherever they sail, even including high Polar Regions,” KDDI General Manager Yuzuru Takayama said in a statement.
Iridium Integrates SBD Service on Quake Satellite Transceivers Satellite Today April 20, 2010
[Satellite TODAY 04-20-10] Iridium Communications has expanded its value-added manufacturing agreement with Quake Global to integrate Iridium’s short-burst data (SBD) service into Quake s new line of industrial satellite transceivers, the companies…
Vizada Releases New Mobile Satellite Video Software Satellite Today April 19, 2010
Vizada has launched a new video software program, which aims to enable users operating in remote areas to edit, compress and send video images over a mobile satellite terminal, the company announced April 15. Vizada s new SkyFile Video program…
Iridium Makes Financial Leadership Change Satellite Today April 6, 2010
[Satellite TODAY 04-06-10] Iridium Communications has appointed Thomas Fitzpatrick executive vice president CFO effective immediately, the company announced April 5. Fitzpatrick replaces former CFO Eric Morrison, who will continue with the…