Introducing Intelligent Cellular ‘i-Cell’

October 21, 2020

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Introducing Intelligent Cellular ‘i-Cell’

The sun is soon to set on the second- and third-generation (2G and 3G) networks around the world. In response, we've developed a smart solution to automatically switch from 2G to LTE spectrum encompassing eUICC technology.

What is Iridium NEXT?

March 9, 2020

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What is Iridium NEXT?

In 2019, Iridium celebrated the final launch of its upgraded satellites to replace all Block 1 units in orbit. This marked the completion of the new Iridium NEXT constellation.

Welcoming New Reseller, Adafruit

February 26, 2020

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Welcoming New Reseller, Adafruit

Ground Control is delighted to announce that the world famous IoT specialist Adafruit has become a US reseller of a RockBLOCK bundle.

Iridium Network Enhancements

March 29, 2019

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Iridium Network Enhancements

On March 28th 2019, Iridium announced that their new southern hemisphere ground station was brought online in the south of Chile. This new site is a significant breakthrough and improvement for the network, as it marks the first southern hemisphere station to be introduced.

RockAIR Dual Mode Tracking

January 17, 2019

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RockAIR Dual Mode Tracking

Using a locally sourced cellular SIM card, or global cellular SIM provided by us, that's loaded with cellular data, you now have the option of sending tracking reports once every 15 seconds, whenever you’re operating in cell range.

Iridium NEXT-8 Launch and the Future of Satellite Communications

January 6, 2019

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Iridium NEXT-8 Launch and the Future of Satellite Communications

Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe pole to pole. It enables connections between people, organisations and assets to and from anywhere in the world, in real time.

Iridium Announces CloudConnect

October 16, 2018

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Iridium Announces CloudConnect

Making the rounds in satcom news in October 2018 was the announcement that Iridium will join the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network with its newest offering, CloudConnect.

RockFLEET Approved by Queensland for VMS

July 12, 2018

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RockFLEET Approved by Queensland for VMS

The proven RockFLEET global tracking and messaging system, manufactured by Ground Control, has been selected as one of four approved devices in a mandated scheme to install a Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to all commercial fishing boats in Queensland, Australia.

RockAIR Approved by United States Fire Service

January 31, 2018

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RockAIR Approved by United States Fire Service

The RockAIR brings satellite and cellular tracking together in a portable carry-on, carry-off form factor at a much lower cost than traditional dual-mode solutions.