Leading Satellite Communications Provider Brings Powerful New Solution to the Experimental Aviation Market
Covington, LA (April 16, 2015) – Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) today announced its new aviation antenna is now available for use with Experimental Category Aircraft (STC for Part 23 aircraft approval pending), offering pilots the fastest and most affordable satellite communication on the market. Recently completing the launch of its second generation satellites for full commercial service, Globalstar boasts the world's newest satellite communications network, with data speeds four times faster than the competition and unrivaled value. Paired with the Globalstar Satellite Phone (GSP-1700) or the Globalstar Sat-Fi® satellite hotspot, the new aviation antenna allows for voice and data communication while in-flight and completely independent of cellular coverage. Currently, the GSP-1700 is FREE with select airtime plans.
Also reaching beyond cellular, the heavily relied-upon SPOT Gen3™ and SPOT Trace™ offer affordable, real-time GPS tracking. Pilots can track their route down to every 2.5 minutes and give individuals on the ground the ability to monitor departures and arrivals. Additionally, the SPOT Gen3 provides peace of mind through location-based messaging and life-saving emergency notification technology. SPOT has been used to initiate over 3,500 rescues worldwide since its launch in 2007 and attendees of Sun n’ Fun will be able to get them FREE.
Stop by BOOTH #D-063 at Sun n’ Fun to secure one of a limited amount of Globalstar’s new Experimental Category Aviation Kits at special trade show pricing, and learn more about Globalstar’s in-flight satellite communications options.
GSP-1700 Mobile Satellite Phone (now FREE), smallest, most affordable satellite phone available in retail, allows users to make calls virtually anywhere beyond the boundaries of cellular using a local phone number.
Globalstar Sat Fi, instantly turns any smartphone, tablet or computer into a satellite phone or data device which then enables users to communicate seamlessly via satellite.
SPOT Gen3, rugged and affordable messenger that allows users to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues or if needed, contact emergency responders. Users can also track their route down to every 2.5 minutes.
SPOT Trace, GPS tracking device using 100% satellite technology to track anything, anytime, anywhere. Receive movement alerts as well as record real-time GPS tracking intervals between 2.5 and 60 minutes.
For more information on Globalstar and SPOT, visit Globalstar.com and FindMeSPOT.com.
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About Globalstar, Inc.
Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Globalstar offers these services to government, commercial and recreational users in more than 120 countries around the world. The Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, Simplex and Duplex satellite data modems and flexible service packages. Many land based and maritime industries benefit from Globalstar with increased productivity from remote areas beyond cellular and landline service. Globalstar customer segments include: oil and gas, government, mining, forestry, commercial fishing, utilities, military, transportation, heavy construction, emergency preparedness and business continuity as well as individual recreational users. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring and SCADA applications.
About SPOT LLC
SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational use. SPOT Global Phone uses the Globalstar network to transmit two-way voice and data communications. SPOT messaging devices use both the GPS satellite network and the Globalstar network to transmit text messages and GPS coordinates. Since 2007, SPOT has provided peace of mind by allowing customers to remain in contact completely independent of cellular coverage, having initiated over 3,500 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit FindMeSPOT.com. Note that all SPOT products described in this press release are the products of SPOT LLC, which is not affiliated in any manner with Spot Image of Toulouse, France or Spot Image Corporation of Chantilly, Virginia. SPOT Connect is a trademark of Spot LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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