Iridium launches new satellite IoT data service

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced the introduction of Iridium Messaging Transport (IMT), a two-way cloud-native networked data service optimized for use over Iridium Certus and designed to make it easier to add satellite connections to existing or new IoT devices.

“IMT provides an IP data transport service unique to the Iridium network, designed for small-to-moderate-sized messages supporting satellite IoT applications,” the company said. “Integrated with Iridium CloudConnect and Amazon Web Services (AWS), the new service can reduce development costs and speed time to market for new Iridium Connected IoT devices.”

IMT is currently available for the Iridium Certus 100 service, with introduction on Iridium Certus 200, 350, and 700 planned for the first quarter of 2023.

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