Iridium completes $3bn satellite constellation upgrade

Iridium completes $3bn satellite constellation upgrade

Launch completed for US$3Bn ship communications satellitesIridium Communications has announced the completion of its US $3 billion satellite constellation upgrade campaign known as Iridium NEXT.

A constellation of new low Earth orbit satellites will deliver higher bandwidth for voice and data services for global maritime operations.

SpaceX has completed the launch programme of Iridium Communications’ Next satellite constellation that will deliver greater L-band connectivity for maritime domains worldwide.

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