Iridium Go!

Iridium Go Firmware Update

Iridium Go Firmware Update
A new firmware release, version 1.5.2, is now available for the Iridium GO!®. This release includes the following user experience enhancements:
  • Improved internet connection speeds.
  • Addition of time to periodic tracking messages.
  • Various other minor improvements.
While this release is not mandatory, it is strongly recommended that the upgrade be performed as soon as possible to enable the best end user experience.
The 1.5.2 firmware and the accompanying release notes and firmware upgrade instructions may be found at

Units dispatched from G-Comm after the 24th September will have this update automatically included. 

If you would like G-Comm to perform your update for you we can do so for a modest charge. You will need to return your device to us. Cost would be £30.00 + VAT including return postage. Please get in touch if you would like to take advantage of this offer. 

Created On  25 Sep 2017 10:44 in Iridium Go!  -  Permalink

Iridium Go Presentation

Iridium Go PresentationWe were invited to the Cruise Association Blue Water seminar to discuss the Iridium Go device. 

If you would like a PDF copy of the talk you can download it here - All you need to know about the Iridium Go

Please note - the information provided in this presentation was accurate on the 20th August 2016. Changes to the device and pricing may have occurred since then. Please contact us for updated details 

Created On  21 Aug 2016 0:30 in Iridium Go!  -  Permalink

Iridium Go and Gmail Users

Iridium Go and Gmail Users

Great news for Iridium Go and GMail users - A new App for the Go called OneMail quickly compresses the emails from usersí Gmail accounts and downloads them onto their smartphone or tablet. OneMail is available in the iOS App Store and Google Playô marketplace.

As a special promotion, G-Comm customers will be able to use it for two months free of charge when they enter code IRONEPROMO upon registration here -

Created On  1 Jun 2016 18:21 in Iridium Go!  -  Permalink

Using Iridium Satellite Comms in Russia

Iridium service in Russia could be disrupted unless you register your Iridium device with Iridiumís Russian affiliate, Iridium OOO.

Registration is possible going to, a website owned and operated by Iridium OOO.

If you have any questions or concerns about registration, please contact G-Comm or Iridium OOO or visit*

*G-Comm and Iridium Communications Inc. provides a link to the Iridium OOO registration website as a courtesy to our valued subscribers. G-Comm & Iridium Communications Inc. does not provide and is not responsible for the registration process or the registration website.
Created On  3 Sep 2015 13:01 in Iridium Go!Iridium Satellite PhonesTips and Tricks  -  Permalink

Iridium Go! Firmware Update

Iridium Go! Firmware UpdateIridium have released a new Firmware update for the Iridium Go - the main purpose of which is to provide:
  • Support for SIM-less emergency calling (000) in Australia
  • Support for web browsing on Iridium Mail & Web app for iOS platform
  • Improvements to audio quality during voice calls
  • Battery revision number added to device screen
  • Improved data network connection reliability
You can download the Iridium Go Firmware update 1.4.1 installation instructions by clicking here. You can download the firmware itself direct from Iridium by clicking here

You should also be aware that updated versions of the Iridium Apps have also been released - ensure you are running the latest version on your smart device.

Created On  22 Jul 2015 18:27 in Iridium Go!  -  Permalink

Facebook and Iridium Go!

Facebook and Iridium Go!
Iridium Mail & Web users will no longer be able to send photos and/or messages to their Facebook news feed from within the Iridium Mail & Web app. It has been brought to our notice that Facebook has, without any prior notice, removed support for post-by-email functionality that is used by Iridium Mail & Web app.

Iridium is currently investigating alternatives and will keep users apprised of any developments.

Created On  2 Jun 2015 12:46 in Iridium Go!  -  Permalink