Iridium Announces Updated Dates for Iridium-7 Launch (July 10th 2018)

Iridium Communications Inc. announced today an updated launch date for the seventh Iridium NEXT launch. The Iridium-7 mission is now targeting July 25, 2018 from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California with an instantaneous launch window of 4:39:26 am PDT (11:39:26 UTC). This updated schedule comes after SpaceX informed Iridium that more time was needed to prepare the rocket for launch.

I-3 to I-4 migration update: next regional migration date re-scheduled – 26 June 2018

The migration of Classic Aero, Fleet 77, Swift 64 and Inmarsat C services (to include Aero C and Mini C) from the Pacific Ocean Region (POR) I-3 satellite to the Asia/Pacific (APAC) I-4 satellite has been re-scheduled. More information will be provided at a later stage.

New Firmware for Iridium Extreme® PTT (HP17004) May 21st 2018

New firmware is now available for the Iridium Extreme® PTT handset. This upgrade includes bug fixes to enhance use of the handset. While this release is not mandatory, it is strongly recommended that the upgrade be performed as soon as possible to enable the best service experience.