Iridium Push-To-Talk (PTT) Services

Iridium Extreme® Push-To-Talk (PTT) Services

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Iridium Extreme Push-to-Talk makes the power of fast, simple and secure group communication available on the toughest, most feature-rich satellite phone on the market — all at the push of a button.

Iridium Extreme PTT Capabilities

  • Global: Works pole-to-pole where you need it
  • Mobile: Fully integrated for on-the-move, handheld use
  • Fast: Call set-up and inter-call performance in-line with traditional solutions
  • Simple: Automatic programming and registration with easy-to-use menu navigation
  • Adaptable: Use on-foot, in-vehicle, or in-building with available accessories
  • Secure: Push-to-Talk communications are kept private with AES 256 encryption

Built for Push-To-Talk

For team communications, the Iridium Extreme® PTT is ruggedly engineered to support high intensity users in some of the harshest conditions, everywhere on the planet. Enhanced with an intelligently designed Push-to-Talk mode, expanded loudspeaker, reinforced PTT button, and extended capacity battery, the Iridium Extreme® PTT takes reliable, global communications to the next level.

The intuitive, user interface provides quick access to multiple communication services including voice calling, SMS, and SOS in Phone Mode and PTT Mode, allowing you to connect with your team instantly and securely, anywhere on the planet.

Versatile Mobility

Unlike previous systems that are limited to use in vehicles or can only be used for handheld applications, the Iridium Extreme® PTT is truly flexible to support every communication environment. Versatile accessories including shoulder-mounted carrying cases, docking stations and external antennas (sold separately) ensure critical communications can be maintained in any situation – on foot, in-vehicle or inside buildings.

Service Details 

Only Iridium can deliver push-to-talk the way it was meant to be – fast, simple, and adaptable to evolving situations with the power of Iridium’s global satellite network.

In PTT mode, your teams have access to unparalleled situation awareness and control features your users will expect with added capabilities including:

  • Automatic registration
  • Over-the-air talkgroup programming
  • Dynamic talkgroup selection and monitoring
  • Device talker ID
  • Device talker distance and bearing
  • Visual and audio talkgroup scan

All on the world’s farthest reaching network enabling your teams to communicate instantly where they need it without the expense and limitations of traditional ground-based towers and repeaters.

Coverage areas, device security, and talkgroup configuration can all be adjusted over-the-air as needed by administrators using the Web-based Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) Command Centre tool, simplifying support and maintenance of devices deployed in the field.

Iridium PTT Command Centre

The Iridium® PTT Command Center is a dynamic web-based tool that allows users to manage their communications on the ground quickly, remotely and reliably. It is designed for simple configuration and fast operation, and features robust management capabilities, ease of navigation and intuitive user interface. The Iridium PTT Command Center provides rapid access to the heart of your operations and unparalleled control of devices deployed in the field. You decide where your operations will take place and who will participate in them – simply determine your talkgroup area and add devices to it using the Iridium PTT Command Center. PTT unfolds in near real time, making group communication easy, so your team can respond, supply, command and rescue without missing a beat.

  • Provides a web-based interface for managing subscriber access to available talkgroups and definition of regional coverage for Iridium Push-to-Talk Service.
  • Creation PTT service regions of each purchased Talkgroup on a global interactive map.
  • Name all PTT devices.
  • Name each Talkgroup.
  • Drag-and-drop PTT devices (handsets onto Talkgroups).
  • Update PTT service regions at any time.

User Application 

  • First Responder
  • Public Safety
  • Search & Rescue
  • Construction
  • Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Military
  • Transportation
  • Homeland Security

Beam is an Iridium Partner for the Push-to-Talk Services, ask how we can bundle our products and services for a solution to your satellite communication needs.  For enquiries please send an email to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete the contact form.