Iridium joins Amazon Web Services (AWS) to simplify adoption of IoT Solutions

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) to simplify adoption of IoT solutions beyond cellular coverage, the company said.

Iridium and has been collaborating with AWS on the development of Iridium CloudConnect, the first and only satellite cloud-based solution that offers truly global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Enabled by the Iridium network, and planned for launch in 2019, this new Iridium service will make Iridium IoT services available with AWS IoT, extending the reach of AWS´s suite of services to the more than 80 percent of the Earth that lacks cellular coverage.

Iridium Communications Inc. is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Together with its ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications.