Iridium CERTUS

Iridium CERTUS

Iridium Certus is the advanced new multi-service platform powered by the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation.


With a range of speeds eventually reaching up to 1.4mbps, Iridium Certus will deliver global, reliable, enterprise-grade connectivity while redefining the capabilities of mobile satellite communications. Iridium Certus will offer more than just connectivity it is a portfolio of ever-expanding service offerings that will allow its users to operate more efficiently by providing greater value and greater reach than any other mobile wireless network.

Iridium Certus will simplify satellite communications through a robust multi-service platform. For the first time, one terminal can deliver a range of services from multiple high-quality voice lines to the highest throughput L-band data connection available, allowing simultaneous operations for business efficiency.

Services include:

  • Background IP data
  • Streaming IP data
  • High quality voice messaging
  • Safety services global maritime distress safety system (GMDSS)
  • Aeronautical mobile satellite route service (AMSRS)

Estimated launch date: Q1 2019