Due to the overwhelming popularity of mobile phones, there are understandably nowadays only a few people who still use pagers. Pagers are still used today because of their reliability and ease of use. The decline in popularity is mainly due to the expense of ground infrastructure, limitations of reach and the lack of secure communications.
Global Data Burst (GDB) and two10degrees joined forces to exploit the new Iridium Burst service and provide a complete global satellite paging solution.
This revolutionary offering presents a cost-efficient and low-latency broadcast data service. The high signal penetration capabilities means it is possible to send data to an unlimited number of devices anywhere on Earth whether inside buildings, in-vehicle or in aircraft at the click of a button.
From tsunami warnings to weather and traffic alerts, over-the-air updates and other machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, this new service presents an unrivaled opportunity for businesses, government agencies, military and other entities to broadcast and receive data.