Technical Updates

Updated Iridium PTT Talk Timer – Now with Double the Talk Time!

16 October, 2018

Updated Iridium PTT Talk Timer – Now with Double the Talk Time! Iridium is excited to announce a new Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) settings update, which provides users double the talk time along with clear and reliable communications throughout the world. Users can now speak for up to 40 seconds while
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Iridium GO Firmware update – SBD functionnality

11 October, 2018

Iridium GO! Firmware Update v2.1.8 Available Iridium Short Burst Data Now Supported A new firmware release for the Iridium GO!® is now available, which allows Iridium Short Burst DataSM (SBD) to be supported. With the core component of the Iridium GO! being the Iridium Core 9523 Transceiver, Iridium GO! has
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Inmarsat BGAN Explorer 510

BGAN 510 firmware upgrade

3 October, 2018

Please be informed that a new software version 1.04 has been released for the BGAN Explorer 510. This version introduces updated features – including a new feature set similar to the EXPLORER 540 M2M terminal. Priority: MEDIUM: It is recommended to apply this change /initiative next time the system(s) is
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Inmarsat BGAN Explorer 710

BGAN 710 Firmware Upgrade

21 September, 2018

Please be informed that a new software version 1.08 has been released for the BGAN Explorer 710. This version introduces updated features – including a new feature set similar to the EXPLORER 540 M2M terminal. Priority: MEDIUM: It is recommended to apply this change /initiative next time the system(s) is
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Inmarsat FleetBroadband Range

Urgent action required with Cobham Sailor FBB and FleetOne

18 September, 2018

Inmarsat annouced a new Multi-Voice feature to the Fleet One, FleetBroadband 150, 250 and 500 terminals. It is currently available globally and older Cobham terminals urgently require a firmware update to ensure that the IP handset(s) ring on incoming calls. If you have one of the terminals listed below and
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OptiACCESS No Longer Supports Facebook

3 September, 2018

Effective August 1, Facebook no longer allows any third-party applications to publish on an End-User’s wall, due to changes made to its Application Program Interface (API) documentation. As a consequence of this change, OptiACCESS no longer supports Facebook posting. Please note, users currently trying to post via the OptiACCESS on
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Iridium Mail & Web No Longer Supports Facebook

30 August, 2018

Effective August 1, Facebook no longer allows any third-party applications to publish on an End-User’s wall, due to changes made to its Application Program Interface (API) documentation. As a consequence of this change, Iridium Mail and Web no longer supports Facebook posting. The Facebook option will be removed from the
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Iridium CertusSM – Maritime will be soon available for IEC Telecom customers

25 June, 2018

Iridium CertusSM, the most innovative service for maritime applications powered by Iridium Communications, will be available at IEC Telecom. The company is going to play a critical role in delivering this most competitive L-band satellite broadband solution to the maritime market and enabling a truly global “connected ship” environment.  
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