The Iridium LEO Satellite System for Global Mobile Communications

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After a bold yet inauspicious start, Iridium has become the largest and longest running commercial satellite communications system fully in operation and the only network that offers global coverage. The current generation constellation, Iridium NEXT, provides voice, data and video services for users on land, sea and air.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages13
Specialist publicationMicrowave Journal
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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