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Optimize your operations and manage your assets, on a global scale

With operations scattered across the world and growing competition from a variety of alternative sources, energy and utility companies face increasing pressures to be more efficient, productive and profitable than ever before.

Iridium and its partners deliver reliable, high-performance solutions for global asset management, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), lone worker safety and remote communications — anywhere on the planet.

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Exceptional reach, reliability and
return on investment

Iridium delivers key advantages for energy and utility operations around the globe — now and far into the future.

  • Reliable pole-to-pole satellite coverage
  • Cost-effective and easily integrated core technologies
  • Backup system solutions that remain unaffected by natural disasters
  • Smooth transition and forward compatibility to our next generation satellite constellation, providing connectivity for decades to come
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Asset management

The power to make better informed decisions

Having a complete picture of your transportation, distribution, and production equipment can be a challenge. Doing it on a global scale can be an even bigger one. With Iridium and its partners, energy and utility companies have access to the information they need, when they need it, to make the most informed decisions.

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Keep track of equipment around
the world

Companies who work with power lines, gas pipelines, water lines, valves and protection systems need access to real-time data and communications in order to:

  • Monitor, automate and manage assets more efficiently
  • Optimize equipment use, maintenance and security
  • Reduce equipment failure and downtime
  • Improve productivity and resale value
  • Maximize and protect investments
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Enabling millions of intelligent data conversations

Iridium M2M technology leverages the power of global machine-to-machine communications and an ecosystem of value-added partners to allow better monitoring and management of assets, energy grids, personnel deployments, and more — everywhere on Earth.

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SCADA

Taking Supervisory Control and
Data Acquisition systems further
than ever

Many utility and energy companies rely on SCADA systems to extend applications into regions outside of reliable terrestrial or cellular communications. Iridium and its partners help implement well planned SCADA systems, allowing organizations to deliver power reliably and safely, lower costs and achieve higher customer satisfaction.

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Get the information you need, when
and where you need it

With technologies that can be incorporated into SCADA systems, Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD) provides global, low-latency two-way service that provides the ideal solution for:

  • Tracking heavy machinery and other valuable assets
  • Monitoring flow, level, temperature, pressure and other conditions
  • Controlling field equipment, switches, relays, access and other devices
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Reliable and affordable large data transfers

Iridium circuit-switched-data (CSD) combines higher bandwidth than SBD with an IP interface to deliver improved data acquisition, remote monitoring, automation and control, and reliable security operations in areas with no terrestrial dial-up connectivity.

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LONE WORKER

Enhance personal safety and
response times

Lone workers, particularly in unpopulated and hazardous areas, face heightened safety and communication challenges. Iridium solutions help mitigate risk in any situation with location-based services, safety alerting, man down systems and low-latency, two-way communications capabilities around the globe.

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The most powerful handset ever

Iridium Extreme combines market-leading toughness with an unmatched feature set including location awareness and a fully integrated SOS button with emergency response service — making it the ultimate emergency lifeline for isolated energy workers.

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Lone workers can now use their personal devices anywhere

Paired with partner apps developed with lone workers in mind, Iridium GO!® creates the world’s only reliable global connection to provide voice and text messaging for smartphone users. In addition to GPS tracking, SOS alert and more — Iridium GO! provides data capabilities through optimized apps. No worries. Just connected, everywhere.

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Remote communications

Connect far beyond the limits of traditional networks

Only Iridium and its partners enable energy and utility companies to stay connected anywhere their operations take them. The largest coverage area and reliable products and services ensure connectivity, anywhere.

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Dependable communications,
anywhere sky meets earth

Engineered to perform in tough conditions, Iridium Pilot® Land Station, powered by the Iridium OpenPort® broadband service, delivers flexible, low cost terrestrial communications — even where there are no other options. Powered by the high-speed, high-value Iridium OpenPort® broadband service, Iridium OpenPort® enables:

  • Data applications like enhanced email capabilities
  • Up to three voice calls at the same, even during data transmission
  • Quick deployment by simple building mounting and tripods

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Deploy global operations at the
push of a button

Iridium Extreme PTT® is the world's first ever truly global push-to-talk device. It combines fast, simple and secure group communications with the power of the toughest, most feature-rich PTT-enabled satellite phone on the market — in an instant, anywhere.

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Push your network beyond
limits

The Iridium® Push-to-Talk service is the only truly global, truly mobile push-to-talk system available today, delivering low latency group communication for energy and utility companies at the push of a button — without compromise, anywhere on the planet.

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Network

Network

Covering more ground than
any other

Leveraging the world’s only global constellation of 66 cross-linked low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites, Iridium provides reliable, low-latency coverage over the Earth’s entire surface — including places no others can reach.

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partner ecosystem

Partner ecosystem

An engine for global innovation

Iridium is proud to support a strong partner ecosystem driven by value-added collaboration, powered by Iridium core technologies and focused on delivering global communications solutions that connect people and information in exciting new ways.

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