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Iridium Communications, Inc. is a mobile voice and data satellite communications network. The company is headquartered in Mc Lean, Virginia and currently employs 469 full-time employees. The firm offers mobile voice and data communications services through satellite, and provides communications services offering true global coverage. The company provides services to businesses, the United States and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations and consumers through its satellite network, which has over 70 in-orbit satellites with in orbit spares and related ground infrastructure. As of December 31, 2016, the Company sold its products and services to customers through a wholesale distribution network of approximately 65 service providers, approximately 195 value-added resellers (VARs) and approximately 80 value-added manufacturers (VAMs). The firm’s commercial end user base includes markets, such as emergency services, maritime, aviation, government, utilities, oil and gas, mining, recreation, forestry, heavy equipment, construction and transportation.