Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) Company Profile
Iridium Communications Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellites to businesses, the U.S. and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations, and consumers worldwide. It offers post-paid mobile voice and data satellite communications services; prepaid mobile voice satellite communications services; high-speed data services; machine-to-machine services for sending and receiving data from one location to other; and ancillary services, including inbound connections from the public switched telephone networks, SMS, SIM, activation, customer reactivation, and other peripheral services to commercial customers. The company also offers traditional voice, netted voice, data, messaging, and paging services, as well as maintenance services for the DoD?s dedicated gateway; and offers voice and data solutions, including personnel tracking devices; over-the-horizon aircraft communications applications; submarine communications applications; spec ialized communications solutions for high-value individuals; asset tracking devices for equipment, vehicles, and aircraft; and secure mobile communications and data devices for the military and intelligence community, such as secure satellite handsets to U.S. government customers. In addition, it manufactures and sells satellite handsets, voice and data modems, high-speed data devices, and machine-to-machine data devices. Further, the company offers accessories for its devices, including holsters, earbuds, portable auxiliary antennas, antenna adaptors, USB data cables, and charging units. Additionally, it provides engineering and support services to commercial and government customers. The company sells products and services to commercial end-users through service providers, value-added resellers, and value-added manufacturers. As of March 31, 2011, it had approximately 447,000 billable subscribers. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
News about IRDM
Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Agilent, Alibaba, CRISPR, Iridium, McDonald’s, Myriad Gen
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Amazon and Iridium Communications Are Sending the Cloud to Space
Shares of satellite network company Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM) got another bump recently after a new deal was announced with Amazon's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services segment. The new agreement, which makes Iridium a new member of the AWS Partner...Read More>>>
$128.31 Million in Sales Expected for Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) This Quarter
Analysts expect Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM) to report $128.31 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Iridium Communications’ earnings, with estimates ran...Read More>>>
Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages
Shares of Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock wi...Read More>>>
Will Amazon Stock Rise as the Company Becomes the New Costco?
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