Iridium OpenPort global internet
Iridium OpenPort delivers truly global broadband data and high-quality voice via one low-cost platform, through a robust maritime Pilot terminal designed to perform in the toughest of conditions. It is an ideal back-up to your Maritime VSAT service.
The Iridium OpenPort broadband service can substantially reduce your satellite communications costs compared to Fleet and FleetBroadband. The Iridium OpenPort broadband service offers a wide range of voice and data plans allowing you to choose what best suits your needs and your budget based on month-to-month commitments.
High Reliability and Availability
The unique Iridium constellation of 66 cross-linked Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites provides inherent advantages over GEO satellite constellations, delivering robust, low latency communications. Many customers with mission-critical communications requirements rely on the Iridium OpenPort Service for a reliable back-up to Ku-band VSAT, and other communications solutions on their vessel.
Global Coverage and Connectivity
The Iridium OpenPort broadband service is powered by the world’s only truly global satellite network, providing pole-to-pole coverage for ships at sea. For ships traveling in the polar regions, Iridium OpenPort broadband service is currently the only broadband option available.
Tech Specs & Features
Above Decks Equipment
- Height: 8.0 in (203 mm)
- Diameter: 22.44 in (570 mm)
- Weight: 27.5 lb (12.5 kg)
- Antenna type: Six dual element azimuth and one zenith element array
- Steering: Electronically switched and phase steered, horizon to horizon
Below Decks Equipment
- Height: 7.78 in (200 mm)
- Width: 9.84 in (250 mm)
- Depth: 2.17 in (55 mm)
- Weight: 2.98 lb (1.35 kg)
Data & telephony
- Up to 134 kbps bidirectional with Iridium OpenPort broadband service
- Three independent voice lines
- Configurable for captain, bridge, or crew calling