Iridium Releases New Satellite Aviation Services

By Juliet Van Wagenen | November 3, 2016
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[Avionics Magazine 11-03-2016] Iridium Communications has released a new suite of aviation products and services, featuring Iridium Certus technology.  The suite features products from four leading avionics manufacturers, which will deliver global broadband connectivity for cockpit and passenger communications.

Scheduled to launch commercial service in 2017, Iridium Certus is the company’s next-generation multi-service communications platform enabled by its new Iridium Next satellite constellation. After completion of the constellation, Iridium Certus will deliver speeds eventually reaching 1.4 Mbps, according to a statement released by the company.

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