The Iridium® network has been approved to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS)

The Iridium® network has been approved to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services, signaling an end to a decades-long satellite industry monopoly

MCLEAN, Va., May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) agreed to recognize that the Iridium network meets all the criteria of the IMO needed to provide mobile satellite services in the GMDSS, and to adopt the “Statement of Recognition” proposed by the United States as a Committee Resolution.

 

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