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Head office: Great Yarmouth, UK

Regional head office: Chandler, Arizona

Regional head office: Perth, Western Australia

Regional head office: Singapore

Our exclusive packages

AST OPTIMA package

The all-inclusive 12 or 36-month fixed fee Iridium Certus® package for land and maritime

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Connectivity in the Polar Regions

Our customers work in some of the world’s harshest and most inaccessible environments. Our fail-safe solutions meet the high demands for voice and data communication which are required in both the arctic and antarctic regions and help you ensure you comply with the Maritime Polar Code Regulations.

As a leading communications expert we enable connectivity, remote monitoring and control.  Our fully managed data and voice communications solutions are suited for global connectivity anywhere in the world.

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Download our Meeting Polar Code Regulations Statement

Commercial and fishing vessels

High throughput communications services & solutions for critical safety and crew welfare are essential for vessels working in the polar regions.

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Commercial and fishing vessels

Adventure travel and cruise

Enabling passengers to connect to friends and family, to share their vacation highlights via social media, photographs, video and emails.​

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Adventure travel and cruise

Scientific research vessels

Low payload and high throughput communications options to support multidisciplinary science at sea.

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Scientific research vessels

Research stations & expeditions

Voice and data connectivity on the move solutions ensure safety whilst working in remote polar areas.

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Research stations & expeditions

IoT and M2M solutions

Automated monitoring allows for remote ice flow and probe data to be relayed in a timely, cost effective manner.

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IoT and M2M solutions

Take a look at our latest case studies

Oceanwide Expeditions chooses AST and Iridium Certus® for Pole-to-Pole communications

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MediaMobil | Iridium Certus® for Arctic scientific expedition 

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TESACOM | Iridium Certus® for Antarctic scientific project

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Antony Jinman | Iridium GO!

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Aircraft Deployed Ice Observation System

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Polar Venture | BGAN EXPLORER 500

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For further details or to request a call from one of our sales team please contact us on
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