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Firmware upgrades : Iridium 9555/ Extreme 9575 / Extreme PTT

4 May, 2017

Iridium released a new firmware upgrade for each of the following handset: 9555, Extreme 9575, Extreme PTT These releases are correcting minor bugs and introduce some new features (Languages support for Iridium PTT, signal strengh indicator’s accuracy, etc…) While they are not mandatory , we strongly suggest to do them
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IsatPhone 2 new Firmware and USB drivers

27 April, 2017

Inmarsat published today a new software version 02.00.01 for the IsatPhone 2 and a new USB driver compatible with Windows XP, 7, 8 and 10. This new software release is mandatory.   The firmware upgrade will take approximately 7 – 12 minutes. After installation, you can check the firmware version
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Thuraya XT Pro Dual firmware update

19 April, 2017

Thuraya published today a new software version 1.1 for the XT-PRO Dual. This release is recommended to correct several bugs but not mandatory (unless you are using the phone in Spanish or Italian).   Find below the list of corrections: Fixes an issue when the phone cannot receive an incoming
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Yahsat, the UAE Permanent Mission and IEC Telecom held a UN forum in Geneva

13 April, 2017

Yahsat supported by its partner IEC Telecom and the UAE Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva, hosted a one-day forum in Geneva, to discuss Yahsat’s initiative to support humanitarian emergency response and sustainable development projects around the world.   “Today’s forum represents a
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Extension of grace period for Iridium Prepaid SIM Cards 90 > 270 days

6 April, 2017

Great News! IEC Telecom can now allow you to benefit from an extended grace period for all your Iridium prepaid SIM cards. Starting today, your SIM cards will remain active for a period of 270 days (9 months) after the voucher expires (date of expiration). Previously active for 90 days,
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Hughes 9502 firmware update

17 March, 2017

Hughes published the release of software version 5.9.5.1 for the Hughes 9502 terminal. This release is a recommended upgrade with several new features and enhancements. Alternatively, the software can be downloaded over the air from the Inmarsat upgrade server by using the Remote SMS feature and the ATCO command _IGETFW.
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Globalstar upgrades its Network

6 March, 2017

Globalstar will upgrade its newtork to improve the quality of service. You might be affected from time to time until March 19th 2017. For more information on this network upgrade, go to Globalstar website  

The new developments of Iridium NEXT constellation

2 March, 2017

The Iridium NEXT program reached an exciting milestone on Sunday, February 19, at approximately 1:30 PM EST. SV106 became the first Iridium NEXT satellite in full commercial service, providing global telephone and data services with the remaining members of the Block 1 fleet. Once SV106 performance is thoroughly verified, SV109
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