Globalstar Supports FCC Efforts to Relieve "Wi-Fi Traffic Jam"

Globalstar Supports FCC Efforts to Relieve "Wi-Fi Traffic Jam"

Company to Discuss TLPS Proposal During a FierceWireless-Hosted Webinar,
"Globalstar's New Wi-Fi Super Highway," on January 22

COVINGTON, La., Jan. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc.
(OTCBB:GSAT), today expressed its support for Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) Chairman Genachowski's recent call to boost Wi-Fi Speed and
Reduce Wi-Fi Congestion in order to spur further wireless innovation for an
ever increasing mobile world. "As consumer adoption of wireless devices
continues to soar, Wi-Fi congestion is becoming a critical problem for
consumers and innovators," Chairman Genachowski said.

As announced in November, Globalstar has petitioned the FCC to obtain the
regulatory flexibility necessary to use its licensed MSS spectrum
terrestrially to support mobile broadband applications throughout the United
States, including Wi-Fi. Globalstar's petition for rulemaking has received
public comments, to which the company will officially respond on January

"Wi-Fi availability should never be the problem, but rather should be the
solution to ensuring that consumers can stay connected and have a positive
experience regardless of their increasingly crowded surroundings," said Jay
Monroe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Globalstar. "Participation and
support from the wireless industry is needed to ensure that this Terrestrial
Low Power Service is implemented successfully." Globalstar's Terrestrial Low
Power Service ("TLPS") would maximize the wireless capacity available within
the 2.4 GHz Industrial Scientific and Medical ("ISM") band where most Wi-Fi
use currently exists, while causing no detrimental impact on other existing or
future unlicensed uses in that band, including existing and future Wi-Fi use
in Channel 11 and existing and future Bluetooth use throughout the 2.4 GHz ISM
band. TLPS represents an opportunity for the manufacture and deployment of
additional carrier-grade access points that will help eliminate the "critical
problem" that Chairman Genachowski has identified.

FierceWireless Webinar. L. Barbee Ponder of Globalstar and John Dooley of
Jarvinian will discuss the company's TLPS proposal in FierceWireless' Tuesday,
January 22, 2013 webinar, "Globalstar's New Wi-Fi Super Highway" at 11:00 EST.
The Company will address the technical aspects of the proposed TLPS
deployment, expected consumer benefits, business opportunities and the outlook
for near-term relief from the FCC.

To learn more about and register for this webinar, please click on the
following link.

Webinar Title: Globalstar's New "Wi-Fi" Super Highway.
Date and Time: January 22, 2013 11:00 a.m. EST (8:00 a.m. PST) Duration will
               be one hour
               L. Barbee Ponder, General Counsel & VP Regulatory Affairs,
Presenters:    Globalstar Inc.
               John Dooley, Managing Director, Jarvinian

L. Barbee Ponder - General Counsel and Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
for Globalstar, Inc.

Mr. Ponder's responsibilities include all legal and regulatory matters of
Globalstar, including the proceedings pending before the Federal
Communications Commission.

John Dooley - Managing Director for Jarvinian

Jarvinian is a wireless venture fund focused on emerging technological
solutions to the problem of RF spectrum scarcity. At Jarvinian, John has
created the industry's first investment program aimed exclusively
atinnovations that increase spectral efficiency. In support of Jarvinian's
mission, John has developed new and proprietary techniques for surveying and
visualizing the RF spectrum that are now becoming central to the evaluation of
new frequency allocations.

Mr. Dooley is also the founder of Nanoton, a producer of advanced filtration
products for next-generation mobile broadband networks. In his work at
Nanoton, John has led the invention of radical new RF conductive nano
composite materials and resonant structures. Reflecting several pioneer
patents, John's innovations will permit next-generation wireless networks to
maintain quality of service while significantly increasing their effective
throughput potential.

For more information regarding Globalstar's TLPS proposal, please visit us at:

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.

For more information regarding Globalstar, please visit Globalstar's web site

The Globalstar, Inc. logo is available at

About Jarvinian

Jarvinian is a research and investment organization, which is exclusively
focused on technologies that address the wireless spectrum crisis. Founded in
response to a call by the Federal Communications Commission for fundamental
innovation in spectrum utilization, Jarvinian seeks to meaningfully accelerate
the development of mobile capacity enabling technology. Further details on
Jarvinian may be found

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