Iridium OpenPort® Broadband Service

Iridium OpenPort Broadband Service


The right broadband solution, whatever your communication needs.

For email, web browsing, social media, crew calls home to family and friends, or a back-up to your VSAT system the Iridium OpenPort broadband service gives you big ship communications capability on a small ship’s budget.

Low-Cost Airtime: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service can substantially reduce your satellite communications costs compared to mini-M, Fleet or even FleetBroadband, while providing better reliability and throughput.

Flexible Voice and Data Plans: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service offers a wide range of customizable voice and data plans allowing you to choose what best suits your needs and your budget—if you don’t use a service, you don’t pay for it.

High Reliability and Availability: The unique Iridium constellation of 66 cross-linked Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites provides inherent advantages over GEO satellite constellations, delivering robust, low latency communications. And because the Iridium OpenPort broadband service operates in the L-band spectrum, it is nearly impervious to inclement weather. Many customers with mission-critical communications requirements rely on the Iridium OpenPort Service to back-up to VSAT, or other communications on their vessel.

Global Coverage and Connectivity: The Iridium OpenPort broadband service is powered by the world’s largest and only truly global commercial communication network, providing pole-to-pole coverage for ships at sea. For ships traveling in the A4 region, Iridium OpenPort broadband service is the only broadband option available.