Iridium Short Burst Data® Service (SBD®)

Iridium Short Burst Data Service



SBD Service Overview

The Iridium Short Burst Data Service (SBD) is a simple, reliable, compact and efficient network transport capability for transmitting short data messages between remote equipment and centralized host computer network systems.

Increased reliability, efficiency, safety and security, anywhere and everywhere. True Global service, enabling Worldwide Tracking and Monitoring. The ability to exchange data on a global basis around continents and across multiple countries well beyond the reach of terrestrial wireless infrastructure and service.

Iridium provides a worldwide, global low-latency SBD service ideally suited for monitoring, tracking and status updates from trains, planes, trucks, containers. True remote asset integration into the organization's enterprise. From logistics management and controls through reliable, robust compact equipment on Iridium's global network. A single communications source for your global needs.

Iridium Short Burst Data Service Network:

  • True Global Solution
  • One Global Price
  • Single Global Agreement
  • Low-Latency Data Links
  • 270 Character mobile terminated and 340 character mobile originated messages

Variety of ApplicationsSBD

  • Aircraft Monitoring
  • Asset Tracking
  • Disaster and Emergency Response
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Fleet Management
  • Homeland Security
  • Network Monitoring
  • Oceanographic Data
  • Power-Grid Monitoring
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Remote Worker Safety
  • Train Monitoring
  • Truck Monitoring
  • Vessel Tracking



Iridium Short Burst Data Service (SBD) enables data transmissions and connectivity throughout the globe.  This provides organizations the power to monitor, track and manage emergency operations, energy grids, enterprise fleets,  just-in-time inventories, natural processes, personnel deployments, remote infrastructure. To extend their reach beyond traditional terrestrial networks enabling more informed decisions through access to real-time data. Reduce costs, increased efficiency and optimized operations. Protection of critical assets and valuable equipment through a truly global tracking and monitoring solutions. These services are now available in remote, and rural environments outside of the service of traditional terrestrial phone or cell service. True global coverage.

  • True global coverage
  • Low-latency and near real-time data delivery
  • Low-cost next generation ultra-light transceivers
  • Smooth transition and forward compatibility to Iridium's Next (Second Generation) satellite network, providing connectivity now and for decades to come.

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What We Do

We Provide Global, Regional, Broadband and lease channel satellite services. From Regional voice, data and fax capabilities to Inmarsat and High Speed Data and VSAT capabilities. We also provide SCADA, RFID, Monitoring, Control and Security systems and services.

A full range communication provider, with multi-network mobile satellite equipment and services. Our diverse portfolio of communications services are available to maritime, land and aeronautical customers on a global basis. Our range of services, close associations with premium satellite service providers throughout the world offers the widest range of service and equipment options to our customers worldwide.

H.M.S. Telecom, LLC is proud to provide equipment, sales and service that is prompt, professional and cost effective. Through Our extensive network of premium partners, offering the widest array of custom solutions to your needs on a global basis. Your business anywhere, anytime.


Satellite Communications, Telecommunications, Control(s), Busi, VSAT, SCADA, Mobile Satellite, RFID, Automation, Marine Satellite, VoIP, Routers, Business Continuity, Hosted PBX, Voice, Data Services, Video, Inventory Control, Distance Learning, and Remote Monitoring

Our Customers

Our customers range from leisure yachts cruising the waters of the Mediterranean to oil super tankers sailing the seven seas; farmers tilling their soil in Argentina, Canada, Michigan or China to scientist in the Antarctic, or explorers on the Amazon, a State Governor and the tool pusher on a oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, South America, Africa, Middle-East, Asia, and beyond.


What's Next

Contact Us To Learn More About The Possibilities, We Can Bring To Your Company. Unique Solutions To Your Unique Requirements.