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Iridium Communications's top competitors include Loral Space & Communications, Comtech Telecommunications, Inmarsat and ORBCOMM.
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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.
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.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
1996
Founding Date
1967
Founding Date
1979
Founding Date
1993
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
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
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
Bonn, DE
Hong Kong, HK
Hyderabad, IN
Galway, IE
Tokyo, JP
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Employees
Employees
4976% increase
Employees
42915% increase
Employees
2,0341% increase
Employees
1,758
Employees
7396% decrease
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
6 b
Valuation ($)
1.2 b
Valuation ($)
663.2 m
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
914.2 m
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
29.4 k
Twitter followers
N/A
Twitter followers
140
Twitter followers
23.1 k
Twitter followers
8 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)
163
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
81
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)
2.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.9
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)
92.64%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
53.09%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
262279
Alexa Website Rank
203421
Alexa Website Rank
333983
Alexa Website Rank
268164
Alexa Website Rank
298302
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.3
Employee Rating
3.7
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.)
£1.1b (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$248.5m (FY, 2020)
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
£95.8m (FY, 2018)
Net income
($33.8m) (FY, 2020)

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
Patents Issued
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
18 (FY, 2018)
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
100 (FY, 2019)
Resellers
Resellers
285 (Q3, 2020)
Resellers
N/A
Resellers
N/A
Resellers
N/A
Resellers
400 (May, 2020)
Satellite Fleet
Satellite Fleet
66 (Q3, 2020)
Satellite Fleet
16 (Q2, 2019)
Satellite Fleet
N/A
Satellite Fleet
13 (FY, 2017)
Satellite Fleet
N/A
Subscribers
Subscribers
1.4 m (Q3, 2020)
Subscribers
N/A
Subscribers
N/A
Subscribers
N/A
Subscribers
2.1 m (FY, 2019)
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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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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
739↓ 6% decrease

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

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