SPOT Global Phone Brings Reliable Enterprise-Class Satellite Connectivity and Superior Voice Quality to the Outdoor Recreation

SPOT Global Phone Brings Reliable Enterprise-Class Satellite Connectivity and 
Superior Voice Quality to the Outdoor Recreation
Market 
Portable, easy-to-use and affordable, the new SPOT Global Phone keeps
users connected to family, friends and emergency services when their
adventures take them off the grid 
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/13 --  
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SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. and leader in
satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today
announced the new SPOT Global Phone, a portable, easy-to-use and
data-enabled satellite phone. Designed for outdoor enthusiasts who
want to remain connected when travelling in areas beyond the reach of
cellular coverage, the SPOT Global Phone provides affordable and
reliable satellite connectivity with crystal clear voice quality.  
"Our satellite voice and data solutions are relied upon by
organizations that need dependable connectivity for day-to-day
communications, asset monitoring and tracking communications in
remote areas beyond cellular and landline service, such as oil and
gas, forestry, mining and commercial fishing," said Jim Mandala, Vice
President and General Manager, Globalstar Canada Satellite Co. "With
the SPOT Global Phone, that same level of reliable, enterprise-class
connectivity and performance is now available to meet the outdoor
recreation market's need for affordable, easy-to-use mobile
communications with reliable two-way communication and data access,
even when their adventures take them off the grid." 
SPOT Global Phone Features 


 
--  Compact size: 5.3"H x 2.2"W x 1.5"D (135mm H X 55mm W H X 37mm D) 
--  Lightweight: 7 ounces (198.5 grams) 
--  Satellite-based technology 
--  Superior voice clarity with imperceptible delay and echo 
--  Backlit color display optimized for outdoor daytime viewing 
--  Long-life battery: 4 hours talk time, 36 hours standby 
--  Data capable enabling email and file transfers 
--  Quick online activation, ten-digit dialing with local phone numbers 
--  Ergonomic design 
--  Lighted keypad 
--  911 emergency service access

 
Globalstar is the first mobile satellite services provider to deploy
a second-generation constellation of low-earth-orbit (LEO)
satellites. Earlier this year, Globalstar successfully completed the
launch of additional second generation satellites that deliver
significant network connectivity improvements including reliability
and crystal clear voice quality. Combined with the Company's
affordable and award-winning suite of consumer SPOT retail products,
Globalstar offers an extensive lineup of mobile satellite services
that meet the needs of the broadest range of customers around the
globe.  
Pricing and Availability 
The SPOT Global Phone is the first satellite phone to be offered in
major retail outlets including London Drugs and Mountain Equipment
Co-op, and is also available online and through a dealer network,
expanding the reach of the mobile satellite service (MSS) market
beyond oil fields and commercial fishing. The SPOT Global Phone
retails at $499 CDN plus a required subscription service that
provides industry-leading voice quality starting at $24.99 monthly or
as low as 25 cents per minute. For more information on where to buy
the SPOT Global Phone and other SPOT products and service offerings,
visit FindMeSPOT.com or call 866-651-SPOT. 
About SPOT LLC 
SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable
satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational use.
SPOT voice devices use the Globalstar network to transmit two-way
communication. 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 2,300 rescues worldwide. For more
information, visit FindMeSPOT.com. 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. 
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 Canada, please visit Globalstar's
web site at www.globalstar.ca. 
Safe Harbor Language for Globalstar Releases: 
This press release contains certain statements such as, "Globalstar's
satellite network will provide reliable solutions to meet the varying
needs of Nupoint Systems many customers. Decision making information
will be available in real-time regardless of the asset location," and
"Once placed in service, Globalstar will be positioned as the first
mobile satellite services provider to complete the deployment of a
second-generation constellation of low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites.
Combined with the Company's affordable and award-winning suite of
consumer retail SPOT products, Globalstar will be uniquely positioned
to offer the world's most extensive lineup of highly reliable and
lowest-priced mobile satellite services to the broadest range of
customers around the globe" 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 raise additional capital
to pay or restructure our obligations as they come due, develop and
expand our business, pay for 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
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undertake no obligation to update any such statements. Additional
information on factors that could influence our financial results is
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including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form
10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K.  
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Contacts:
For Globalstar Canada Satellite Co.
CMM Communications Group
Caroline McGrath
416-972-1642
caroline@cmm-communications.com
 
 
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