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Iridium Communications's top competitors include Loral Space & Communications, Comtech Telecommunications, Globalstar and Inmarsat.
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Iridium Communications
Iridium Communications
Iridium Communications (formerly GHL Acquisition) is a company providing global satellite communications services and products.
Loral Space & Communications
Loral Space & Communications
Loral Space & Communications is a satellite communications company.
Comtech Telecommunications
Comtech Telecommunications
Comtech Telecommunications is a company that designs, develops, produces and markets products, systems, and services for communications solutions.
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.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
1996
Founding Date
1967
Founding Date
1991
Founding Date
1979
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Tags
Locations
Locations
Tysons, US HQ
Braintree, GB
Tempe, US
Locations
New York, US HQ
Locations
Melville, US HQ
Beijing, CN
Bengaluru, IN
Singapore, SG
Chineham, GB
Annapolis, US
Germantown, US
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Locations
Covington, US HQ
Dublin 18, IE
Locations
London, GB HQ
Auburn, AU
Mount Pearl, CA
Ottawa, CA
Beijing, CN
Hamburg, DE
Hong Kong, HK
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Employees
Employees
4976% increase
Employees
42915% increase
Employees
2,0341% increase
Employees
3365% decrease
Employees
1,758
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
6 b
Valuation ($)
1.2 b
Valuation ($)
663.2 m
Valuation ($)
3.3 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
29.4 k
Twitter followers
N/A
Twitter followers
140
Twitter followers
6.8 k
Twitter followers
23.1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
64
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
14
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
163
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4.8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
16
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.6
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)
N/A
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)
92.64%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
262279
Alexa Website Rank
203421
Alexa Website Rank
333983
Alexa Website Rank
181674
Alexa Website Rank
268164
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.3
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
3.7

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$583.4m (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$616.7m (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$128.5m (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
£1.1b (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$142.7m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$389.9m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
$440.7m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$226.8m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
($56.1m) (FY, 2020)
Net income
$93.1m (FY, 2020)
Net income
$7m (FY, 2020)
Net income
($109.6m) (FY, 2020)
Net income
£95.8m (FY, 2018)

Operating

Backlog
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
$2.7b (Q2, 2019)
Backlog
$620.9m (FY, 2020)
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
N/A
Patents (US)
Patents (US)
27 (FY, 2019)
Patents (US)
5 (FY, 2018)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Satellite Fleet
Satellite Fleet
66 (Q3, 2020)
Satellite Fleet
16 (Q2, 2019)
Satellite Fleet
N/A
Satellite Fleet
N/A
Satellite Fleet
13 (FY, 2017)
Subscribers
Subscribers
1.4 m (Q3, 2020)
Subscribers
N/A
Subscribers
N/A
Subscribers
689 k (FY, 2016)
Subscribers
N/A
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Loral Space & Communications
HQ
New York, US
Employees
429↑ 15% increase

Loral Space & Communications is a satellite communications company.

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Comtech Telecommunications
HQ
Melville, US
Employees
2,034↑ 1% increase

Comtech Telecommunications is a company that designs, develops, produces and markets products, systems, and services for communications solutions.

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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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