World's Most Modern Satellite Communications Network Complete
Globalstar now years ahead of the competition providing best-in-class
COVINGTON, LOUISIANA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/13 -- Globalstar, Inc.
(OTCBB:GSAT) announced today that all second generation satellites
are now in full commercial service, completing the world's most
modern satellite communications network. With all satellites in
service, Globalstar has re-emerged as the leader in mobile satellite
"As the first in the mobile satellite communications industry to
establish a new and modern network, Globalstar is leaps and bounds
ahead of the competition," says Jay Monroe, CEO of Globalstar. "With
the most modern network in place, Globalstar customers will be
connected when it matters most, in emergencies, to continue business,
or to connect with a loved one."
In 2006, Globalstar took the initiative to design, build and launch
the most modern satellite constellation. More than a billion dollars
later, its success can be heard with Globalstar customers
experiencing superior voice quality, connection, ease of use, and
length of time to maintain a call. Duplex service has been fully
restored and Globalstar customers are returning rapidly. In a recent
earnings call, Globalstar reported that new duplex voice and data
subscribers doubled in the second quarter and minutes of use
Globalstar's new network supports its current lineup of voice, duplex
and simplex data products and services, including its SPOT-branded
consumer products which have initiated more than 2,500 rescues
worldwide. These new satellites have a 15-year design life, doubling
the life span of Globalstar's earlier satellites.
Globalstar is the only MSS provider using the patented Qualcomm-based
CDMA technology, which provides crystal-clear voice quality from
anywhere within its global footprint. Calls occur with no noticeable
time delays on a network that transmits even a whisper.
Combined with the 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. For a complete list of products and
services visit www.Globalstar.com and www.FindMeSPOT.com.
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.
For Globalstar Canada Satellite Co.
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