Iridium Gets Boost From DOD

December 2000
Wireless Week;12/11/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 49, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the satellite communications services contract between Iridium Inc. and the United States Department of Defense. Value of the contract; Provision of the contract.


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