Iridium signs agreement with SAIT Communications
Iridium Satellite, Leesburg, VA, has signed a non-exclusive agreement with SAIT Communications to be a top-tier service provider of a global, mobile satellite voice and data system with complete coverage of the Earth’s oceans, airways and polar regions.
SAIT currently provides satellite services for remote maritime, government and military users in Western Europe, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia, Asia Pacific and the Americas. SAIT’s agreement with Iridium will enable it to provide its customers with a versatile communications service that will address customer’s needs to stay in touch when operating in remote locations around the world.
Currently, Iridium offers mobile voice telephony (including mobile-to-mobile connections) and in June 2001, both dial-up and direct Internet will be available.