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WASHINGTON -- Mobile satellite services provider Iridium Communications on March 12 rejected rival Inmarsat's allegations that international regulators had rejected Iridium's application to be certified to provide maritime-distress communications services. Iridium said it is on track to receive approval as a ...
The scheduled launch will use Falcon 9's previously-flown first stage that SpaceX deployed in October 2017 to bring the third set of Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit. The satellites that will lift off as part of the Iridium-5 launch mission will go to orbital plane 1 and enter service upon completion of the testing ...
In trading on Monday, shares of Iridium Communications Inc (Symbol: IRDM) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 28.5, after changing hands as low as $10.925 per share. By comparison, the current RSI reading of the S&P 500 ETF ( SPY ) is 54.3. A bullish investor could look at IRDM's ...
The latest set of Iridium NEXT satellites have arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for the Iridium NEXT-5 launch at the end of this month. They will be launched on a Falcon 9 booster that is familiar with the mission requirements, having previously launched the Iridium NEXT-3 mission.

Iridium Communications announced it has selected Honeywell Aerospace, Skytrac, Avitek and Navicom Aviation as the first Iridium Certus service providers for the aviation industry. As Iridium Certus service providers, each company will be able to offer the new L-Band satellite connectivity to its customers ...
WASHINGTON -- A company that fleet operator Iridium formed to help finance its second-generation satellite constellation is taking longer than expected to pay Iridium back for carrying its sensor network to orbit. McLean, Virginia-based Iridium said Feb. 22 that to avoid counting on aircraft-tracking startup ...
COMSAT has agreed to provide iridium Communications' broadband service to warfighters and other users within the Defense Department by mid-2018. COMSAT will deliver voice calling, telematics data, environmental assessments, usage statistics, staff tracking applications and other capabilities to DoD ...
iridium Communications logo Texas Permanent school Fund trimmed its holdings in iridium Communications Inc (Nasdaq:IRDM) by 7.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 56,291 shares of the ...
iridium, Globalstar, Odyssey and Teledesic. Unless, of course, you think you can do better some 25 years on? Well actually, maybe you can. Saturday will see the launch of the latest Falcon rocket from SpaceX, the Elon Musk company that recently put his Tesla into orbit. Alongside the commercial payload ...
The first regional maritime launch partner, Arion, will focus on delivering iridium Certus to the Asian market. These commitments allow each company to deliver a new choice in the maritime industry and offer what will soon become the market's fastest L-band satellite connectivity, iridium claimed. Offering a ...
iridium Communications logo WealthTrust Axiom LLC raised its holdings in iridium Communications Inc (Nasdaq:IRDM) by 5.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 425,304 shares of the ...
iridium Communications Inc. announced on Wednesday the first iridium Certus service providers for land-mobile applications, planned for commercial availability in mid-2018. This initial group of six world-class land-mobile service providers play a pivotal role in bringing iridium Certus to market. Enabled by ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 -- iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has set the launch of the fifth batch of iridium NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on March 18 to bring the constellation to 50 units in orbit, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the rocket will use the same ...

iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) represented a move of 0.42 percent or $-0.05 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $12.05. 644981 Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 659.19 Million Shares. The stock currently has a market ...
iridium Communications logo news headlines about iridium Communications (Nasdaq:IRDM) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time ...
iridium Communications logo Chicago Equity Partners LLC raised its stake in iridium Communications Inc (Nasdaq:IRDM) by 228.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 117,690 shares of the technology company's ...
This is a real time view of the critical technical pivot points for iridium Communications Inc (Nasdaq:IRDM) . The technical pivot points we look at all surround the stock price movement from the last 10-trading days through the last year. Here are the pivots, starting with the tightest measures of support and ...
The Piotroski F-Score of iridium Communications Inc. (NasdaqGS:IRDM) is 5. The Piotroski F-Score is a scoring system between 1-9 that determines a firm's financial strength. The score helps determine if a company's stock is valuable or not. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one ...
Watching some recent stock price activity for iridium Communications Inc (Nasdaq:IRDM), we have seen shares trading near the $12 level. investors have a wide range of tools at their disposal when undertaking stock research. Investors will often monitor the current stock price in relation to its 52-week ...
ValuEngine upgraded shares of iridium Communications (Nasdaq:IRDM) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report issued on Friday. IRDM has been the topic of several other reports. Wells Fargo & Co upped their price target on iridium Communications from $9.75 to $12.00 and gave the stock a ...
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) ("iridium") will host a conference call on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss the Company's fourth-quarter 2017 financial results. In advance of the call on February 22, 2018 ...
iridium Communications logo News coverage about iridium Communications (Nasdaq:IRDM) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded ...
Before we cover the full analysis we make a quick alert here that iridium Communications Inc (Nasdaq:IRDM) has seen its stock price move at an extreme low level. We'll go through the details below -- but that's the lede -- the stock has been unusally quiet. If there was a post it note to summarize the stock ...
Matt Desch didn't set out to change the world, but he just might do it anyway. As the CEO of iridium, the only company that provides satellite communications to every inch of the globe, he is at the helm of Next, a fleet of telecommunications satellites that is arguably one of the most ambitious space projects ...
iridium Communications logo JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of iridium Communications Inc (Nasdaq:IRDM) by 8.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 146,208 shares of the technology company's stock after ...
The company said it expects to launch by mid-to-late April the iridium-6 Rideshare mission that will bring into space five iridium NEXT satellites and two satellites as part of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On mission of NASA and GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences.
GPS firms are concerned about a proposal by another L band satellite firm to build more ground terminals as part of a combined satellite-ground communication network. The proposal is from iridium, a mobile satellite service (MSS) that provides global communications with a constellation of 66 ...
An apparent mission failure of a classified satellite that was launched by the SpaceX Falcon 9 last week has not dampened iridium's confidence in the planned launch later this quarter of 10 additional NEXT satellites on the same rocket type. An iridium spokesman said the satellite company has "had ...
In the mysterious disappearance of a classified military satellite, SpaceX (Private:SPACE) is getting a defense from one of its biggest commercial satellite customers. iridium (IRDM +1.4%) CEO Matt Desch says the loss of the satellite (code-named Zuma) is likely the fault of defense contractor Northrop ...
"Similar to the first three launches, our team at the Satellite Network Operations Center immediately began running initial diagnostics as soon as the newly deployed satellites were captured by our network, just minutes after they were deployed," said Scott Smith, iridium Chief Operating Officer (COO).
22, at 5:27 Pacific time, carrying a payload for iridium, a mobile and data satellite communications company. The rocket launched the satellites into orbit.This was the fourth set of 10 satellites in a series of 75 total satellites that SpaceX will launch for iridium's so-called next generation global satellite ...
Los Angeles (AFP) - SpaceX on Friday (Dec 23) blasted off a re-used Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 satellites into orbit, its fourth launch toward a US$3 billion (S$4.03 billion) upgrade to Virginia-based iridium's mobile, voice and data network. The rocket, part of which had flown on a previous iridium launch ...
The Falcon 9 mission, which took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 8:27 p.m. Eastern in an instantaneous launch window, was the fourth of eight missions for iridium, carrying the McLean, Virginia-based operator's second generation satellites, called iridium Next. In what now is considered ...
SpaceX is set to launch 10 iridium satellites on Friday, marking a halfway point in a contract to deliver 75 satellites to low-earth orbit for the satellite communications provider. When completed, this "constellation" of low-earth-orbit satellites could revolutionize air traffic control, allowing planes to fly shorter ...
The three previous Falcon 9 launches of iridium satellites all included first stage landings on SpaceX's "drone ship" landing pad in the Pacific Ocean. The first stage for the upcoming launch is a reused stage that first flew on a June launch that placed the second set of 10 iridium satellites into orbit. This has ...
iridium Communications Inc. is making final preparations for its next launch. iridium-4 is scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, at 5:32 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Dec. 22. The backup launch date is Dec. 23. The company said the launch marks the midway point of its launch ...
Lindsey Manufacturing, a firm that provides technology for electric utilities, has teamed up with iridium Communications to offer a new tool for monitoring high-voltage power lines. Lindsey developed a device that hangs on power lines and transmits information through iridium's satellite constellation, ...
iridium Communications announced that Marlink, Speedcast, Applied satellite Technologies (AST), and Satcom Global are the initial global maritime launch partners for iridium Certus, a global L-band satellite network. The first regional maritime launch partner, Arion, will focus on delivering iridium Certus ...
The company said it expects to launch by mid-to-late April the iridium-6 Rideshare mission that will bring into space five iridium NEXT satellites and two satellites as part of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On mission of NASA and GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences.
Like iridium's last SpaceX mission, the March launch will employ a booster that previously carried 10 iridium Next satellites into low Earth orbit. SpaceX will use the same first stage as its third iridium Next launch in October. iridium switched its fourth and fifth launches from new to pre-flown Falcon 9s in order ...
iridium Communications has announced the date for its fifth iridium Next launch for March 18, 2018 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The first of four launches planned for 2018, iridium 5 will deliver 10 more iridium Next satellites to orbit, bringing the total number of new satellites deployed to ...
On December 22nd, iridium announced that it finally touched the halfway mark in getting its new satellite constellation in orbit. The network is costly, but will open up new opportunities for the business and its shareholders. Once deployed, cash flow, at a minimum, should be sufficient to make shares look ...
The launch marks the first use of the rocket's previously-flown first stage that SpaceX fielded in June to bring the second set of iridium NEXT satellites into orbit and serves as the "midway point" of the satellite deployment effort between the two companies, iridium said Friday. "Today's launch is an incredible ...
The stock of iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 3.56% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $11.625. About 196,576 shares traded. iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) has risen 20.17% since December 18, 2016 and is ...
The Shareholder Yield is a way that investors can see how much money shareholders are receiving from a company through a combination of dividends, share repurchases and debt reduction. The Shareholder Yield of iridium Communications Inc. (NasdaqGS:IRDM) is -0.021343. This percentage is ...
iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) has seen its stock price gain 1.63, or +16.98%, so far in 2017. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of IRDM have appreciated +1.13 - or +11.19%. The stock's 52-week range is $7.80 to $12.90, and its 3-month range is $9.80 to $12.90. The average Wall ...


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