Iridium Certus

Iridium Certus

Iridium Certus is the high speed voice and data service made possible by Iridium's $3 billion second generation constellation, Iridium NEXT. Iridium Certus will be the only high speed data service which is available anywhere on the planet. 

High Speed Satellite Internet

Iridium's Certus 700 service provides advancements to marine and land communications with data speeds of up to 704 kbps. Additionally, Streaming IP services allows broadcasters to transmit live from anywhere in the world at a guaranteed speed up to 256 kbps.

Our terminals operating with Iridium Certus can utilise the Iridium network for global communications, including multiple voice lines on hardware allowing multiple team members to stay in touch simultaneously. Our land and marine solutions can be easily integrated with existing equipment on board any vessel or vehicle.

In December 2020 Iridium announced that the groundbreaking Iridium Certus Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service is now active. This is the first time that any provider other than Inmarsat has been able to offer these services with the added bonus of truly global coverage, pole to pole. 


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Award-Winning Service with the Fastest L-band Speeds Available
Iridium Certus connects customers across aviation, maritime, enterprise and government sectors anywhere in the world:


Compact antennas make Iridium Certus' aviation offering suitable for all types of aircraft allowing voice and internet access from cockpit to cabin.


Iridium Certus offers fixed voice and data terminals suitable for use on remote sites and vehicles. Users can communicate using data or voice calls to personnel using equipment and track vehicles or machinery.


Research vessels, scientific ships, fisheries vessels, seismic ships, coast guard cutters, ice breakers, and other government ships rely on the Iridium network for low-latency communications around the world. Iridium Certus expands the opportunities for this market with higher speed connectivity solutions.


With the launch of Iridium Certus, the maritime industry - vessels large or small - has another option for satellite voice and data communications at sea. The service will allow crews to stay connected anywhere in the world. Iridium Certus is optimised for all aspects of shipboard operations including sending emails to the management of onboard sensor systems. The advancements to Iridium Certus provide superior connectivity for crew welfare, messaging and phone calls.

Iridium Certus Hardware

Iridium Certus is the only option for truly global communications anywhere on the planet.
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