Iridium Communications has named Honeywell Aerospace, Skytrac, Avitek and Navicom Aviation as avionics service providers for its upcoming Certus broadband satellite communications offering. Based on the company’s new-generation Iridium Next satellites, Certus is an L-band satcom service the company will roll out at increasingly faster data speeds to compete with rival Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband service. The initial service class—Certus 350—will provide 352 Kbps data ...


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