Iridium to market: Can we talk about our business growth? Market: No, talk about direct satellite-to-device potential

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Iridium Communications continued to resist being carried away by industry fervor surrounding direct-to-device (D2D) satellite connectivity but threw out a few numbers that did nothing to reverse it.

In a Feb. 16 investor call in which Iridium struggled to keep the focus on the company’s annual results — exceptional across the board, even in handset sales — Iridium Chief Executive Matt Desch said the unknowns outnumber the knowns when it comes to D2D.

Unknown is how many high-end Android smartphone makers will . . .

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