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Globalstar Deploys New ST100 Satellite Transmitter


Globalstar, Inc., has introduced the ST100, a new, one-way satellite transmitter. Globalstar said in a Wednesday release that the ST100 is lightweight, low power and small with embedded antennas, a commercial Internet of Things (IoT) embedded solution. The transmitter is designed to provide low cost, reliable connectivity powered by the Globalstar Satellite Network Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation, providing satcom integration capability to any Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) product. Read More >

Great Gear Picks We'll (hopefully) be Hiking with This Summer


We’ve been hiking with a SPOT device for years. It’s let us keep in touch with friends and fam back home, let them track our progress on distant hikes, and given us the security of knowing we could call for help if the need arose—thankfully not an action we’ve ever needed. This year, as a new SPOT Brand Ambassador, we’ve gotten the opportunity to give the new SPOT X Satellite Messenger a run. Read More >

Satellite Phone Systems – Everything You Need To Know


Satellite phone systems are becoming more and more popular for several reasons.

The price has come down significantly from earlier times and it’s an excellent method to be able to communicate from the most remote corners of the planet.

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Globalstar’s SPOT and Jeep Announce Co-Branded Products


SPOT, a subsidiary of Globalstar, provides satellite communication and tracking devices for both recreational and business use. Through a new, three-year licensing partnership with Jeep, the businesses have announced the launch of co-branded products to bring safety and peace of mind to its adventurous customers.  Read More >

Globalstar's 3GPP Approval of Band 53 as a 5G Band


Globalstar, Inc. announced that the Third Generation Partnership Project (“3GPP”) has approved the 5G variant of Globalstar’s Band 53, which will be known as n53.

Jay Monroe, Executive Chairman of Globalstar, commented that achieving 5G status with their band is a significant advancement in their spectrum efforts. New networks around the world will be built utilizing 5G’s advanced technology and their resource will now work in those networks. They appreciate the industry’s continued support of their spectrum and applaud the 3GPP working group for their approval.

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Globalstar Launches New Sat-Fi2® Remote Antenna Station Bundle


Globalstar, Inc., a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, is pleased to introduce its latest technology offering for the maritime industry. The new Sat-Fi2® Remote Antenna Station (RAS)+, expands the capabilities of the more portable Sat-Fi2® Wi-Fi Hotspot by incorporating a highly efficient remote antenna, combined with additional accessories, making it a one-stop shop option for enabling communication where cellular service is unavailable. Read More >

Globalstar 5G Variant Band Receives 3GPP Approval


The Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) has approved the 5G variant of Globalstar’s Band 53, which will be known as n53, the mobile satellite operator announced March 23.

Globalstar said that in addition to being compatible with small cell network use, n53 can also act as a traffic channel or as an anchor for other licensed or unlicensed bands in 5G networks, allowing rapid and economical deployment of a licensed spectrum band.

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SPOT Launches SPOT Mapping To Aid With Satellite Messengers


If you're planning some big camping trips into the backcountry this year, it's comforting to know SPOT tracking services have just been upgraded.

SPOT's parent company, Globalstar Inc, announced SPOT Mapping is a new upgrade available to anyone who owns a SPOT X, SPOT Trace, SPOT Gen 3 or any SPOT legacy products. These products have been providing solid peace of mind for anyone wandering away from a good cell phone signal for years now.

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New SPOT Mapping Provides Advanced Navigation and Tracking Services


Globalstar Canada Satellite Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, has announced new SPOT Mapping services available on all active SPOT service plans and across all SPOT devices. SPOT Mapping is an affordable, easy-to-use, multilingual tool for mapping and managing workers and sharing positions from outdoor journeys, providing peace of mind when the unexpected happens. Read More >

Globalstar Helps Researchers Track Mysterious Seaweed


Dutch researchers are using drifter buoys fitted with SPOT Trace satellite trackers from Globalstar Europe Satellite Services to understand the dramatic increase of Sargassum seaweed across the North Atlantic, Globalstar announced Thursday. Read More >