Iridium GO! exec™
Iridium GO! exec™ is a portable wireless access device for smartphones and laptops. Powered by the Iridium Certus® 100 midband service, it enables Wi-Fi connectivity for select messaging, email, social media, weather, and light web browsing apps, as well as simultaneous access to two high quality voice lines for calls to friends, family, and co-workers.
This light and compact product offers portable personal and office connectivity and combines the features of a battery powered Wi-Fi access device with the built-in functionality of an Iridium® satellite phone. Users can make phone calls directly on Iridium GO! exec™ using the built-in speakerphone and microphone or connect wirelessly to the device within a range of up to 30 m (100 f) from their smartphone using an Iridium GO! exec™ app for phone calls and internet access.
Iridium GO! exec™ is ideal for users that require portable communications with voice and IP connectivity. It can be used in a stationary setup like an NGO camp site or mobile environment like a sailboat, allowing users flexibility in both work and personal situations. Iridium GO! exec extends communications to a wide variety of markets, including:
Iridium works with partners to offer custom apps for purpose-built email, weather, or industry-specific requirements to provide more cost-effective and efficient use of the Iridium Certus 100 midband data connection.
These apps have been tested and verified to pair well with the Iridium GO! exec™:
- Chat Apps: WhatsApp, Viber, Line, Signal, Telegram
- Email Apps: Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo
- Social Media: Twitter
- Browsing: Opera, Firefox
- Financial Apps: Venmo, Zelle
- Home Automation: Google Home
- Customized Apps: Iridium GO! exec™, Iridium Mail
In general, communication and transactional apps are suitable for use over the midband connection while entertainment apps that provide multimedia / video content will not operate on this product. Additional apps can be used, but may not be optimized for remote data connectivity, resulting in service degradation.
Iridium GO! Vs Iridium GO! Exec™
|IRIDIUM GO!||IRIDIUM GO! EXEC™|
|VOICE QUALITY||Standard Quality||High Quality|
|MESSAGING||SMS (160 Character Text Only)||Iridium Messaging Transport|
|TIME TO CONNECT TO THE IRIDIUM NETWORK||~45 Seconds||~ 2-3 Seconds|
|APPS||Optimized (Iridium GO!, Iridium Mail, Etc.)||Standard (ex. WhatsApp, Twitter) &
Optimized (Iridium GO! exec, Iridium Mail)
|GPS & TRACKING||✔||GPS – ✔
Tracking – ✕
|UNLIMITED DATA PLANS & PREPAID DATA PLANS||✔||✕|
|CONTROL DATA USAGE VIA CONNECTION MANAGER||✕||✔|
|DATA SPEED||2.4 Kbps||22 Kbps (Up) / 88 (Down)|
|DATA TRANSFER||Circuit Switched Data||Iridium Certus® 100 / IP Data|
|INTERNET VIA WI-FI||✔||✔|
|INTERNET VIA ETHERNET||✕||✔|
|FUNCTIONALITY||1 Call / SMS or Data||2 Calls & Data|
|WI-FI PASSWORD ENABLED OUT OF BOX||✕||✔|
|ACCESSORIES & KITS||Carry Case, Fixed Installation Kit, Vehicular Kit||Carry Case, Fixed Installation Kit|
|TYPICAL APPLICATIONS||Tracking, SMS, Voice Calling||Messaging Apps, Email, Light Web Browsing, Voice Calling, Portable Workstation|