Avionics suppliers Cobham, Blue Sky Network and SkyTrac Systems are among 10 “beta partners” Iridium has named to develop new products based on its Certus 9770 satellite communications (satcom) transceiver. Based on the new Iridium Next constellation of low-Earth orbit satellites, which entered full operation earlier this year, Certus is a high-speed L-band satcom service that can be received using small-form-factor antennas and terminals. The 9770 device transfers internet ...

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