Iridium Communications competitorsClear all

Iridium Communications's top competitors include Globalstar, Inmarsat, ORBCOMM and Kongsberg Satellite Services.
Iridium Communications
Iridium Communications
Iridium Communications is a provider of mobile voice and data communications services.
Globalstar
Globalstar
Globalstar is a company that provides mobile satellite services, including voice and data communications services globally via satellite.
Inmarsat
Inmarsat
Inmarsat is a company that provides mobile satellite communications services on land, at sea, and in the air worldwide.
ORBCOMM
ORBCOMM
ORBCOMM is a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, including network connectivity, devices, device management and web reporting applications.
Kongsberg Satellite Services
Kongsberg Satellite Services
Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) is a commercial satellite center.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
1991
Founding Date
1979
Founding Date
1993
Founding Date
2002
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Private
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Locations
Locations
Tysons, US HQ
Bishop's Stortford, GB
Tempe, US
Locations
Covington, US HQ
Carrickmines, IE
Locations
London, GB HQ
Auburn, AU
Mount Pearl, CA
Ottawa, CA
Beijing, CN
Hamburg, DE
Hong Kong, HK
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Locations
Rochelle Park, US HQ
Ottawa, CA
Paris, FR
Bonn, DE
Hong Kong, HK
Hyderabad, IN
Galway, IE
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Locations
HQ
Employees
Employees
4976% increase
Employees
3365% decrease
Employees
1,9001% decrease
Employees
786
Employees
1901% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
3.3 b
Valuation ($)
508.3 m
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
281 m
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
26.7 k
Twitter followers
4.6 k
Twitter followers
22.1 k
Twitter followers
7.6 k
Twitter followers
2.1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
37
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
14
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
89
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
49
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
15
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
11.7
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
96.63%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
93.88%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
164332
Alexa Website Rank
262833
Alexa Website Rank
349324
Alexa Website Rank
273762
Alexa Website Rank
276125
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
2.9
Employee Rating
3.8
Employee Rating
3.5
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$560.4m (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$131.7m (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
£1.1b (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$272m (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$145.1m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$130.6m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
$415.3m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$141.4m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
($162m) (FY, 2019)
Net income
$15.3m (FY, 2019)
Net income
£95.8m (FY, 2018)
Net income
($18.1m) (FY, 2019)
Net income
N/A

Operating

Resellers
Resellers
270 (Q1, 2020)
Resellers
N/A
Resellers
N/A
Resellers
400 (May, 2020)
Resellers
N/A
Satellite Fleet
Satellite Fleet
66 (Q1, 2020)
Satellite Fleet
N/A
Satellite Fleet
13 (FY, 2017)
Satellite Fleet
N/A
Satellite Fleet
N/A
Subscribers
Subscribers
1.3 m (Q1, 2020)
Subscribers
689 k (FY, 2016)
Subscribers
N/A
Subscribers
2.1 m (FY, 2019)
Subscribers
N/A
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Globalstar
HQ
Covington, US
Employees
336↓ 5% decrease

Globalstar is a company that provides mobile satellite services, including voice and data communications services globally via satellite.

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Inmarsat
HQ
London, GB

Inmarsat is a company that provides mobile satellite communications services on land, at sea, and in the air worldwide.

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ORBCOMM
HQ
Rochelle Park, US
Employees
786

ORBCOMM is a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, including network connectivity, devices, device management and web reporting applications.

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Kongsberg Satellite Services
HQ
Employees
190↑ 1% increase

Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) is a commercial satellite center.

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