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Express Data

Turbo charge your web browsing and e-mail with Express Data. Data compression increases transfer speeds by up to five times.

Express Data uses data compression to accelerate web browsing, web-based file transfers, uploading and downloading of all native FTP file transfers, and all types of e-mail and e-mail attachments.


Express Data is FREE with most Globalstar service plans. See Airtime Pricing for current rates.

Express Data
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Why Globalstar Express Data?

1. Speed, speed, and more speed
Express Data "turbo-charges" your Globalstar data connection and lets you browse the web and check your email at accelerated speeds. This allows you to be more productive even when you're out of landline and cellular coverage.
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2. Express Data will accelerate web browsing, web-based file transfers, uploading and downloading of all native FTP file transfers, and all types of email from simple web-based email systems like Hotmail and Yahoo Mail to POP3,SMTP and IMAP based email systems such as Microsoft Outlook®, Microsoft Outlook Express® and Microsoft Exchange®. Additionally, email attachments including Microsoft PowerPoint®, Microsoft® Word, Microsoft® Excel and others will also be accelerated.

3. Easy to get -- easy to install
Express Data is available with every Globalstar Data Kit CD, or available online at globalstarusa.com. In a matter of minutes, you are up and running and enjoying your new-found speed.

4. Works with your existing Globalstar service and email account
Express Data works with most ISPs and browsers so you won't need to change your ISP or your current email address to begin enjoying Express Data's speed.

5. Delivers speed and everything else you need
Ultra Secure Firewall (Optional) Express Data's firewall and security features provide the complete coverage required to protect your PC from unauthorized access. The Ultra-Secure Firewall blocks unwanted access from the Internet. With its stealth mode of operation, prying eyes from the Internet do not even know that your computer is there so hackers move onto an easier target.

Ad blocking
Tired of pop-up advertising? Express Data blocks these annoying ads to help you be more productive while online.

6. Portable broadband - available virtually anywhere through Globalstar Express Data is available anywhere there is a Globalstar satellite connection. Now you can enjoy faster Internet access from work, home, and while on the road which helps you increase your productivity even when you're in remote areas.

7. No cost or low cost subscription-based service
Express Data is a FREE subscription-based service included at no additional cost in most of Globalstar's current airtime price plans. Express Data is FREE to customers on most Globalstar plans. See globalstarusa.com for the latest pricing information.

How does Express Data work?
Express Data is an exciting technology that significantly speeds up your satellite Internet experience. By utilizing a variety of advanced information compression and performance enhancement techniques, Express Data is able to optimize traffic flow across the existing Internet infrastructure. This allows Express Data to deliver the information you are looking for faster. Some of the advanced Information Management techniques used by
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Express Data include

  • Persistent Connections
  • TCP/IP Protocol Optimization
  • Data Type-Specific Image Compression Algorithms
  • Entropy Compression for all non-HTTP data
  • Artificial Intelligence Based Local Caching
  • Artificial Intelligence Based Remote Caching
  • Optimized Global Data Centers
  • Failsafe Downloads
  • Ad Blocking - Site Blocking
  • Windows® Optimizations
  • And much more...

What types of traffic will Express Data accelerate?
Express Data will accelerate web browsing, web-based file transfers, uploading and downloading of all native FTP file transfers, and all types of email from simple web-based email systems like Hotmail and Yahoo Mail to POP3 and SMTP based email systems such as Microsoft Outlook®, Microsoft Outlook Express® and Microsoft Exchange®. Additionally, email attachments including Microsoft PowerPoint®, Microsoft® Word, Microsoft® Excel and others will also be accelerated.

What do I need to begin using Express Data with Globalstar service?
Globalstar Requirements
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  • Globalstar GSP-1600 Handheld Phone, Globalstar GSP-1700 Handheld Phone, GSP-1720 Duplex Modem or GSP-2900 Fixed Phone with version 5.2 or higher phone software version
  • Globalstar Data Kit or Globalstar Vehicle Kit
  • Express Data software (can be downloaded from the Globalstar website or the Data Kit Installation CD Version 1.2)
  • A Globalstar airtime price plan
  • Subscription to Express Data service
Computer Requirements
  • Pentium II, III, IV, Celeron 500Mhz or higher class machine
  • Minimally 64 MB of RAM and 200MB of free disk space
  • Operating systems: Windows® 98, Windows® Me, Windows® 2000, or Windows® XP
Note: Functionality and connectivity with VPN services may not be compatible with Express Data.

How fast will my connection be with Express Data?
The degree to which Express Data can accelerate each of the above applications is dependent upon the processor speed of your PC, the speed of the selected connection, the amount of congestion the connection is experiencing and the types of data you are requesting.

Is Express Data difficult to install?
Not at all... Express Data software can be installed from the Globalstar Data Kit CD or online. An easy-to-follow installation wizard will take you through the entire set-up process. If you have any problems, you can contact Globalstar Customer Care for further assistance. To purchase a Globalstar Data Kit, find your local Globalstar Authorized Dealer.

How do I subscribe to Express Data?
Once you have Express Data installed on your PC, a registration wizard will appear and guide you through the simple process.

How do I keep my copy of Express Data current?
With Express Data, your software is always current. That's because it is self-updating. Each day when you first start Express Data, it will check to see if any updates and new features are available. If there are, you will be asked if you want to upgrade your product at this time. If you say yes, the updates and new features will be applied. If you decline, you can always go to the "Automatic Updates" screen in the product at a later time and ask for them to be applied.

If I already have a data compression service, what do I do?
If you already have data compression installed on your laptop, you must delete all existing files related to that software before downloading the Express Data software. You can call Globalstar Customer care at 1.877.452.5782 if you require assistance with this process.

If I have any questions or problems, what do I do?
You can call and talk live to one of Globalstar's knowledgeable Customer Care representatives by dialing 1.877.452.5782.

How do I deactivate Express Data?
Call Globalstar Customer Care (1.877.452.5782) to deactivate the service and ensure you are no longer billed for Express Data service. Please have your Express Data serial number and/or your Globalstar account number or satellite phone number on hand so Globalstar Customer Care can provide the quickest service.
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Note: Should the Express Data server drop the connection you will need to terminate your current Globalstar data session and re-initialize the Globalstar data connection.

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