Iridium Launches GMDS Competitor To Inmarsat

Iridium satellite.
Credit: Iridium Communications
Iridium has officially launched its own Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service, providing a single terminal for emergency data and voice communications that company leaders said would be competitively priced. The SOS product launch on Dec. 11 is a direct attack on incumbent...
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