Iridium Maintenance Notice Wed, Dec 5, 2018 16:00 (GMT) to Wed, Dec 5, 2018 18:00 (GMT)

Only reporting/data monitoring functionality may be affected. During the time frame provided, Iridium will be performing maintenance on the above mentioned services. Customers may experience degraded, intermittent or even a complete loss of service during the indicated maintenance window. Additional notification will be provided to alert you of any changes in status that occur during this maintenance event.

Iridium Service Advisory. Begin Time: Thu, Nov 1, 2018 20:00 (GMT) End Time: Thu, Nov 1, 2018 23:00 (GMT)

This is a maintenance advisory from Iridium. During the above time frame, Iridium will be performing maintenance on the commercial edge routers. These gateway routers are responsible for Iridium Data Services’ Internet connectivity. Replacement of these routers is a critical step to modernize Iridium’s Internet routing design and improve the overall security of the Iridium network. While no service impact is anticipated, there is a possibility that service could be impacted for up to 30 minutes during the window above. Iridium will do everything possible to mitigate service interruptions during this maintenance.

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Iridium is changing for all PTT users (without exception) talk timer from 20 to 40 seconds

  • Release is available as of this morning (Oct 11/2018)
  • All new talkgroups are automatically provisioned with the new PTT talk timer
  • Removing and adding a device from a talkgroup on the PTT Command Center will force the update onto PTT devices
  • Devices on existing talkgroups require a ‘Talkgroup Refresh’ to force the update onto the PTT device
  • The new timer will automatically be available on all existing and new talkgroups/devices by November 10th, 201

There may be instances in which the change will take up to 5 hours to process on the talkgroup/device.  Please read through the documentation and let us know if you have any questions or comments.

Finally from now on, all chatter will have 40 seconds to speak.   Hope this will be enjoyed by all, its been done by end user request.

Iridium GO! Firmware Update v2.1.8 Available Iridium Short Burst Data Now Supported

While this firmware release is not mandatory, it is recommended that the upgrade be performed as soon as possible to ensure the best end user experience.

A new firmware release for the Iridium GO!® is now available, which allows Iridium Short Burst DataSM (SBD) to be supported. With the core component of the Iridium GO! being the Iridium Core 9523 Transceiver, Iridium GO! has always been capable of supporting Iridium Short Burst Data. This new release enables the Iridium GO! to be provisioned to send/receive short bursts of data via SBD; effectively extending the Short Burst Data capability to smart devices through third party applications, which are custom built with the Iridium GO! SBD API.

Please note, that while the Iridium GO! supports multiple Circuit Switched Data (CSD) applications, when utilizing SBD, only one SBD application is allowed due to the provisioning and API design.

 

Iridium Advisory RESOLVED OpenPort: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 22:40 (GMT)

Advisory Info: Resolved Advisory
Service(s) Impacted: Iridium OpenPort® Services – Iridium OpenPort® Voice , Pre-Paid Services – Pre-Paid , SMS and Paging Services – Paging Services , Telephony Voice Services – Telephony Voice Service , Voice Supplemental Services – ATS , Voice Supplemental Services – Credit Card Calling , Voice Supplemental Services – Crew Calling and Voice Supplemental Services – Voicemail
Service(s) Status: Operational
Event Time: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 22:40 (GMT)
Comments: This is a service advisory from Iridium. As of the above time, issues with Iridium OpenPort® Services – Iridium OpenPort® Voice , Pre-Paid Services – Pre-Paid , SMS and Paging Services – Paging Services , Telephony Voice Services – Telephony Voice Service , Voice Supplemental Services – ATS , Voice Supplemental Services – Credit Card Calling , Voice Supplemental Services – Crew Calling and Voice Supplemental Services – Voicemail have been resolved. An Event Summary will be provided shortly to inform you of any impact that may have occurred.

MVS Ready for Iridium CERTUS Maritime AND Land

MVS USA Selected by Iridium to Deliver CERTUS High-Speed Data and Voice Service

Company Developing a New Platform, FLEXX, to Deliver CERTUS to Partners, Providers and End-Users

Hawthorne, New Jersey, January 25, 2018 – MVS USA Inc., a leading satellite communications solutions provider, today announced the signing of an agreement with Iridium Communications that will enable the company to deliver the Certus data and voice service using its new FLEXX platform in development. Certus is Iridium’s new, secure, worldwide high-speed data network designed to dramatically enhance global satellite service. The service is powered by the new Iridium NEXT constellations of satellites, recently launched by SpaceX.

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Iridium OPEN PORT Maintenance Advisory Begin Time: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 21:00 (GMT) End Time: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 22:00 (GMT)

Begin Time: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 21:00 (GMT) End Time: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 22:00 (GMT)

Service(s) Impacted: Iridium OpenPort® Services – Iridium OpenPort® Data , Iridium OpenPort® Services – Iridium OpenPort® Data Monitoring and Iridium OpenPort® Services – Iridium OpenPort® Voice

This is a maintenance advisory from Iridium. During the time frame provided, Iridium will be performing maintenance on the above mentioned services. Customers may experience degraded, intermittent or even a complete loss of service during the indicated maintenance window. Additional notification will be provided to alert you of any changes in status that occur during this maintenance event.

MVS Facts : Did you know?

MVS is a true global Internet SP, MVS is a 25 year old global data managed network company and MVS is disaster proof.

1. MVS is a true global Internet SP. That means that MVS issues its own ARIN and RIPE internet addresses. As a global Internet SP, MVS has absolute control over its IP addresses and is entrusted by the European (RIPE) and American (ARIN) Internet Registries for secure housing, management and control of the addresses. No one else can buy them, trade them, hack them or access them.

2. MVS is not just Inmarsat. MVS is a 25 year old global data managed network company that works with Inmarsat, Intelsat and Iridium among others. MVS operates a world wide data network with it’s own MVS Cloud supported by MVS data centers on 2 continents. Protecting data is our business whether it is via satellite or land.

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New Iridium to Iridium unlimited voice plan

Iridium Handset users will be able to purchase the Unlimited Iridium to Iridium (ISU-ISU) Voice option for select postpaid plans. This feature will allow Iridium Subscribers to make unlimited ISU-ISU voice calls for an additional small fee (to be determined) per month. The Unlimited ISU-ISU Voice option is available to all current and future Iridium Subscribers on any one of the postpaid plans listed below. There is no minimum monthly commitment associated with the Unlimited ISU-ISU Voice option and it is subject to the same proration terms and conditions as Iridium postpaid telephony plans. Iridium Subscribers on the Unlimited ISU-ISU Voice option are subject to the Iridium Fair Access Policy (contact MVS for details on the fair access policy). This offer does not apply to any other Iridium terminal (ex. IridiumGO!, Certus, Pilot, etc.)