Iridium Communications LLC is a Russian company licensed to provide Iridium services within Russia. Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next- generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium is replacing its existing constellation by sending 75 Iridium NEXT satellites into space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket over 8 different launches until mid-2018. SpaceX has already successfully launched 55 of Iridium's next-generation satellites.