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FEBRUARY 2014
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NPRM PUBLISHED IN FEDERAL REGISTER — 02.19.2014

NOVEMBER 2013
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FCC Releases Globalstar's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking — 11.01.13

SEPTEMBER 2013
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FCC Circulates Globalstar's Requested Notice of Proposed Rulemaking — 09.05.13

JUNE 2013
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Presentation to Chairwoman Clyburn — 06.20.13

JANUARY 2013
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Globalstar's Initial Response to Comments on its Petition for Rulemaking — 01.15.13

Globalstar appreciates the interest and participation of those companies and organizations that commented on our petition for rulemaking. Indeed, Globalstar requested a rulemaking in order to ensure an open and transparent proceeding in which all such issues can be addressed.

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Consolidated Reply of Globalstar, Inc. — 01.29.13

The Commission should issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to provide greater flexibility for terrestrial use of Big LEO mobile satellite spectrum. The record in this proceeding demonstrates the public interest benefits to be gained by Globalstar's proposed reforms.

DECEMBER 2012
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Globalstar's Statement Concerning the FCC's Recent AWS-4 Order — 12.19.12

On December 17th, the Federal Communications Commission released its AWS-4 Order freeing up 40 megahertz of MSS spectrum in the 2 GHz band (2000-2020 MHz and 2118-220 MHz (AWS-4)) for terrestrial use including mobile broadband services.

NOVEMBER 2012
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FCC Filing — 11.13.12

In this Petition for Rulemaking, Globalstar, Inc. ("Globalstar") proposes pro-investment, pro-consumer reforms that will enable Globalstar to make the kind of innovative, efficient use of spectrum that the Commission seeks.

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FCC PUBLIC NOTICE — 11.30.12

Globalstar, Inc. Petition for Rulemaking to Reform the Commission's Regulatory Framework for the Terrestrial Use of the Big LEO MSS Band.


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HELPFUL LINKS
Conference Call To Discuss FCC Release of NPRM (November 6, 2013)
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FierceWireless Webinar (January 22, 2013)
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TLPS Presentation (June 20, 2013)
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Test Results
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

LETTER from Senator Landrieu's to the Federal Communications Commission

LETTER from Congressman Cedric Richmond supporting our FCC petition

NEW ORLEANS CITY BUSINESS (NOVEMBER 2013)
Globalstar Inc. stock hit a 52-week high today after federal regulators agreed to review its proposal to use some of its airwave spectrum to support growing demand for mobile Internet access.
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FIERCE WIRELESS (NOVEMBER 2013)
Last week's FCC notice of proposed rulemaking not only sets the stage for Globalstar to offer a private, licensed Wi-Fi service using some of its spectrum but also confirms that the commission will address Globalstar's longer-term plan to offer LTE services in the full Big LEO band via a separate, future proceeding.
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BLOOMBERG (NOVEMBER 2013)
Globalstar Inc. (GSAT) won regulatory review of its proposal to let mobile devices use airwaves now set aside for satellite service, potentially increasing the value of the spectrum it controls.
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TELECOMPETITOR (NOVEMBER 2013)
Consumers could have an alternative to congested WiFi networks as the result of action taken by the FCC on Friday.
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Silicon Bayou News (September 2013)
Federal Communications Commission Circulates Globalstar Notices of Proposed Rulemaking
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The Advocate (September 2013)
A petition from Globalstar to the Federal Communications Commission that would allow the Covington-based satellite phone company to offer wireless Internet service is being circulated for consideration among FCC commissioners.
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Silicon Bayou News (September 2013)
Launched in 1991 as a joint venture of Loral Corporation and Qualcomm, Globalstar now builds and operates worldwide, low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite-based digital telecommunications systems.
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SatNews (September 2013)
Globalstar, Inc. (OTCBB:GSAT) announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) placed Globalstar's requested notice of proposed rulemaking on circulation for consideration by the full Commission: can be found here.
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Quartz (June 2013)
A plan akin to adding more lanes of highway to the wireless internet traffic jam is taking shape, and you can already see the results.
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Mobility (June 2013)
We hear about it all the time now in the world of wireless: we need more space.
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Enterprise Networking
Planet (June 2013)

In our increasingly wireless world, enterprises need fast, secure, reliable Wi-Fi. Unfortunately, the public Wi-Fi spectrum is a finite and dwindling resource.
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Financial News (June 2013)
Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) and Globalstar, Inc. (OTC: GSAT) have announced the successful results of new Wi-Fi testing that used a combination of unlicensed spectrum in the Industrial Scientific Medical (ISM) band and Globalstar's licensed Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) spectrum.
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GCN (June 2013)
Globalstar and Jarvinian are moving toward reducing the clogs on existing Wi-Fi networks with a successful test of the experimental Terrestrial Low Power Service (TLPS).
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Computer World (November 2012)
A plan by a satellite carrier to make better use of its spectrum could open up an extra channel for Wi-Fi in the U.S., though how and when consumers would get to use it isn't yet clear.
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