Technical Updates


Inmarsat BGAN Satellite Transition to Alphasat

10 March, 2015

On March 24th 2015, Inmarsat will transition all BGAN services from the I-4 F2 Satellite to the new Alphasat satellite. This will have two benefits: • The services capacity will be enhanced with the new satellite. • With an additional satellite a fourth region of services will be created before

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Iridium Re-Epoch will change time on handheld satellite phones

2 March, 2015

Iridium will be changing the system time on its satellites on March 3rd, 2015.   Iridium calls this “re-epoching.” After that point, Iridium handsets (like the Iridium Extreme, Iridium 9555, Iridium 9505a, Iridium 9505, and the Iridium 9500) will display the incorrect system time until users enter in a string