Iridium takes off from Down Under

Colquhoun, Lachlan
January 2002
Telecom Asia;Jan2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on Quadrant Australia's relaunching of Iridium Inc.'s earth-to-satellite mobile communications service in Asia. Changes in Iridium's business strategy; Quadrant's target markets for Iridium's services.


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