Iridium Communications Inc. is the only mobile satellite service (MSS) company offering coverage over the entire globe. The Iridium constellation of low-Earth orbiting (LEO) cross-linked satellites provides critical voice and data services for areas not served by terrestrial communication networks. Phones, accessories, and modems and modules constitute the company s products. It serves commercial markets through a worldwide network of distributors, as well as provides services to the U.S. Department of Defense and other U.S. and international government agencies. The company s customers represent a broad spectrum of industries, including maritime, aeronautical, government/defense, public safety, utilities, oil/gas, mining, forestry, heavy equipment and transportation.