Advocacy / Member News
April 6, 2021

MetOcean Telematics |CANADA’s Exclusive Iridium Satellite Provider

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada (March 31st, 2021) - MetOcean Telematics (MetOcean) is pleased to announce it has been awarded an extensive long-term contract to provide global satellite communications to the Canadian Government, exclusively through the Iridium® satellite network. The contract will feature MetOcean’s vast portfolio of Iridium-based products and services, which will be utilized by over 150 Canadian Federal and Provincial agencies. The Iridium network is the sole satellite constellation to offer true 100 percent global coverage, from pole-to-pole.

MetOcean, established in 1982, holds extensive experience providing remote real-time monitoring technology for various applications under the harshest of conditions. MetOcean is also dedicated to the service and support of security, government, emergency, and disaster response teams globally. As a leading Iridium reseller (VAR) and manufacturer of Iridium (VAM) satellite communications hardware solutions, MetOcean will guarantee and deliver top-tier, global satellite communications and support to the Government of Canada.

“We are grateful to have been selected once again as CANADA’s preferred Iridium provider. The contract vehicle positions MetOcean Telematics to continue with its focused efforts to support the Canadian government and personnel with its secure global communication needs. We are looking forward to expanding our partnership and services with the government for many years to come,” – said Tony CHEDRAWY, MetOcean Telematics CEO.

About MetOcean Telematics: MetOcean Telematics corporate headquarters, including the research and development and production facilities, are located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. The company develops and manufactures state-of-the-art data acquisition and end-to-end telematics solutions, with a focus on niche MetOcean solutions and custom Defense and Security products. As a prominent global Iridium Satellite Value-Added Reseller focused on hardware solutions, data services, and support, MetOcean Telematics is a leader in the satellite communications industry.

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