Globalstar Successfully Returns Satellite to Commercial Service

Globalstar Successfully Returns Satellite to Commercial Service

All Launched Second-Generation Satellites Now Providing Commercial Service

COVINGTON, La., Dec. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc.
(Nasdaq:GSAT), today announced that, it has returned to commercial service the
satellite affected by the momentum wheel issue. This satellite was originally
launched in October 2010 and removed from service in early 2011.As a result,
all 18 of Globalstar's launched second-generation satellites are now providing
commercial service.

Jay Monroe, Chairman and CEO of Globalstar, Inc., added, "After more than a
year of development, Globalstar and Thales Alenia Space completed the software
engineering, uploaded and tested the solution, and then successfully returned
the affected satellite to commercial service.The solution not only permitted
this satellite to return to service but also provides a fix forsimilar
problems that may happen across our constellation.Once again, I would like to
thank all the Globalstar and Thales engineers and their respective teams for
this collaborative solution."

Globalstar is on the threshold of completing the launch and deployment of its
new second-generation satellite constellation.Three of four launches
consisting of six satellites per launch have been completed with the fourth
and final launch of six satellites scheduled for early February of 2013. Once
the new constellation is fully deployed, the Company expects to provide the
world's finest mobile satellite voice quality and the fastest mobile satellite
handset data services at high reliability standards to commercial and
government customers in more than 120 countries.

About Globalstar, Inc.

Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data
services.Globalstar offers these services to 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. Global 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.Note that all SPOT products described in this or any
Globalstar 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.

For more information regarding Globalstar, please visit Globalstar's web site
at www.globalstar.com

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This press release contains certain statements such as, "Three of four
launches of six satellites per launch have been completed with the fourth and
final launch of six satellites scheduled for early February of 2013," that are
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on
current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and
uncertainties which may cause actual results to differ materially from the
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements, such as the statements
regarding our ability to develop and expand our business, our anticipated
capital spending (including for future satellite procurements and launches),
our ability to manage costs, our ability to exploit and respond to
technological innovation, the effects of laws and regulations (including tax
laws and regulations) and legal and regulatory changes, the opportunities for
strategic business combinations and the effects of consolidation in our
industry on us and our competitors, our anticipated future revenues, our
anticipated financial resources, our expectations about the future operational
performance of our satellites (including their projected operational lives),
the expected strength of and growth prospects for our existing customers and
the markets that we serve, commercial acceptance of our new Simplex products,
including our SPOT satellite GPS messenger ^TM products, problems relating to
the ground-based facilities operated by us or by independent gateway
operators, worldwide economic, geopolitical and business conditions and risks
associated with doing business on a global basis and other statements
contained in this release regarding matters that are not historical facts,
involve predictions.

Any forward-looking statements made in this press release speak as of the date
made and are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results or
developments may differ materially from the expectations expressed or implied
in the forward-looking statements, and we undertake no obligation to update
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our financial results is included in our filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly
Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K.

CONTACT: Globalstar, Inc.
         Dean Hirasawa
         (985) 335-1505
         dean.hirasawa@globalstar.com

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