Iridium Certus®

Global coverage including polar regions

Improved connectivity in challenging environments

More than 100 times faster than Iridium’s legacy data services

L-band spectrum for improved weather immunity

Reliable Broadband Connectivity Anywhere in the World

Iridium Certus® is an award-winning, multi-service platform redefining mobile satellite communications for multiple industries and applications. Supporting critical connectivity needs – around the world – regardless of location, terrain or weather events, the service supports broadband voice and data capabilities for ships, vehicles and aircraft.

The unique mesh architecture of the Iridium constellation provides inherent advantages in performance over other mobile satellite service providers:

  • 66 cross-linked satellites with overlapping spot beams deliver reliable communications around the
  • Satellites in constant orbit around the planet provide truly global coverage regardless of location or terrain
  • Satellites operate in Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) providing a shorter transmission path than GEO & MEO networks for lower latency & less signal attenuation
  • Delivering connectivity through an L-band frequency, Iridium connections are resilient to adverse weather

Iridium Certus® features a full range of services – push-to-talk, data streaming, data broadcast and safety services – on one platform. Depended upon for mission and business critical operations, the Iridium network provides unmatched availability, redundancy & reach – anywhere around the world.


Full range of services – push-to-talk, streaming data, data broadcast & safety services – on one platform

Depended upon for critical communications across the globe, providing unmatched availability, redundancy & reach

Innovative, lightweight solutions leveraging additional speed & power of Iridium NEXT, make it easy to connect on the move

Iridium’s reliable global network ensures mission- and business-critical capabilities are supported

Iridium Certus® 700

With top download speeds up to 704 Kbps, no other service can match the speed, coverage, or reliability of Iridium Certus® 700. Whether staying connected with loved ones while at sea, responding to an emergency situation, or maintaining business continuity, Iridium Certus® 700 offers a superior platform to deliver the most important  information when and where you need it most.

Key Advantages:

  • Three (3) simultaneous high-quality voice lines
  • IP Data speeds up to 704 Kbps
  • Secondary Data Flows
  • Iridium Certus messaging
  • High-speed streaming
  • Prepaid voice and data plans


Iridium Certus® 200

The Iridium Certus® 200 service offers Iridium’s unique capabilities in small, cost-effective terminals. The Iridium Connected® solutions designed for this service class are ideal for remote communications and fleet management, business continuity, and connected ship applications. Whether you are responding to an emergency,  providing humanitarian aid after disasters, or need to stay connected with loved ones while at sea, Iridium Certus® 200 keeps you connected when and where it is needed most.

Key Advantages:

  • Three (3) Simultaneous High Quality Voice Lines
  • IP Data Speeds Up to 176 Kbps Up / 176 Kbps Down
  • Small, Powerful Terminals


Iridium Certus® 100

The Iridium Certus® 100 service offers Iridium’s unique capabilities in lightweight, cost-effective, and power efficient products. With speeds up to 88 Kbps, Iridium Certus®  100 offers global coverage and reliable connectivity in small, low power equipment. Iridium Connected® solutions for this service class are ideal for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and personal communications. Whether you are a lone worker or an adventurer, Iridium Certus® 100 keeps you connected when and where it is needed most.

Key Advantages:

  • Two (2) Simultaneous High Quality Voice Lines
  • IP Data Speeds Up to 88 Kbps
  • Low-Latency, Low Power, Small Form Factor Equipment
  • Lightweight, Omni-Directional Antenna with no Moving Parts
  • Easy Deployment


Iridium Push to Talk (PTT)

On the move, in the field, or on the front lines, wherever your mission takes you – Iridium Push to Talk (PTT) has you covered. With Iridium, the entire world is your network. Simply select the coverage areas that you require to create talk group regions anywhere around the globe. Iridium’s PTT handsets are lightweight and compact in size, fitting into the palm of your hand. No backpack antenna or heavy equipment is required – to slow you down.

Key Advantages: 

  • Global, pole-to-pole coverage
  • Compact handsets you can take anywhere
  • Secure communications using 256-bit encryption standards
  • Handsets are voice, tracking, and SMS capable
  • Interoperable for multiple organization communications

Contact a local Iridium Certus® specialist