Iridium Gets OK To Sell Satellite Phone Services in Iraq
Iridium Satellite, an Arlington, Va.-based provider of satellite voice and data communications, has received authorization from the Coalition Provisional Authority (the current governing authority of Iraq) and the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation and Communications to sell Iridium’s mobile satellite communications services, subscriber terminals, and related equipment in Iraq. The ministry has responsibility for licensing all commercial telecommunications services in Iraq.
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