Iridium Edge®

Ready to Meet the Demands of an IoT World

Iridium Edge®

Dependable global connectivity for IoT business continuity

Enable your customers to leverage their existing terrestrial-based solutions for fleet management, telematics, safety and other remote monitoring applications through Iridium Edge, a ready-to-go, reliable satellite communications device that expands connectivity beyond cellular limits for 100% global IoT coverage

Fast time-to-market is a critical component in today's highly competitive communications environment. Iridium Edge is a satellite add-on enabling dual-mode capability and reducing the cost, uncertainties and complications associated with hardware development, manufacture and certification of the satellite-specific terminal.

Key Features of Iridium Edge:

  • Hardware-Ready Device for simple, low risk integration
  • Low-Cost Device for affordable customer adoption
  • Satellite Add-On for truly global coverage
  • Ready-To-Install for quick time to market
  • Robust Power Supply
  • Certified for industrial installations in key geographic markets
  • 180° Line of Sight for compromised, partially blocked locations
  • Iridium Short Burst Data® (SBD®) modem for Iridium's superior network advantages


  • Frequency: 1616 – 1626.5 MHz
  • Message Size: 270 bytes (Receive), 340 bytes (Transmit)
  • SBD Transceiver: Iridium 9602N
  • Antenna: Integrated Iridium® certified antenna
  • Operating Temperature Range: -40C to 85C
  • Storage Temperature Range: -40C to 85C
  • Vibration: SAE J1455, Section 4.10
  • Dimensions: 130 mm (L) x 80 mm (W) x 30 mm (H)
  • Ingress Protection: IP 67
  • Side and Bottom Cable Exits
  • Connector: M12-8 pin male, terminated on 20cm pigtail cable
  • Installation Options: Pole, Screw, Tape
  • Power Supply: ( 9-32V), SAE J1455 Load Dump Protected
  • Maximum Power: 1.6W ( Peak for Short Transmit Burst)
  • Low Power Modes: < 200uA
  • Reverse Polarity Protection

Reliability Above All sm

In early 2019, Iridium completed the $3 billion Iridium NEXT mission, which completely replaced the first-generation Iridium constellation. With an upgraded network, Iridium is poised now more than ever to meet the growing demand for global communications on land, at sea, and in the skies – far into the future.

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