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The 4 Best Satellite Messengers for Traveling Off-the-Grid


Because it's not tethered to your phone, it will retain all its advanced functionality—two-way texting, mapping, tracking—even when you drop your phone in a lake.  Read More >

Globalstar's SPOT Gen3 Becomes a Safety Asset for the MARATHON DES SABLES 2019 Desert Running Race


Each MDS participant will have the small, rugged, SPOT Gen3 mounted on their backpack, transmitting their GPS location every few minutes so that race organizers, emergency support teams, sponsors, family and friends can precisely track each runner’s location online. Read More >

Globalstar Moves Into New Covington Headquarters


The satellite communication company’s executives and public officials gathered Thursday for an open house at the new facility. Read More >

SPOT-X Satellite Review from Sail Magazine


The SPOT X two-way satellite messenger is an economical way of staying connected to the outside world via text or e-mail when you’re at sea. As well as the messaging service, it has a distress function that not only alerts authorities if you’re in trouble, but lets you communicate with them Read More >

Covington High Business Classes Give Students an Edge


Business classes are in high demand at Covington High School partly because students learn interesting skills in them, but also because those skills are valued in the workforce. With knowledge and training come opportunities for students to earn industry-based certifications in micro-enterprise from the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

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Texas company answers SOS Call of Man in Distress in Scotland, Via Satellite


A man in his 70s, who lives in a remote cabin in the Scottish Highlands, was airlifted to a hospital after his SOS signal was picked up by a company thousands of miles away ... in Texas. Read More >

The SPOT X Offers Peace of Mind if an Emergency Occurs Out of Cell Phone Range


Whether you're an angler, a hunter, a canoeist or a hiker, exploring new terrain or bodies of water is part of the passion that fuels our adventures. Getting "lost" in nature is never a bad thing, that is until an emergency occurs. Read More >

Globalstar : launches SPOT X two-way satellite messenger in Europe and North Africa


Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced that its SPOT X two-way satellite communications device is now available in Europe and North Africa. Read More >
Off-Grid And In Touch: Satellite Phones For Survival

Off-Grid And In Touch: Satellite Phones For Survival


Satellite Phones Aren’t Just For Jason Bourne. This Overview Can Help You Understand Their Features And Costs. Read More >
Best Ski And Snowboard Safety Gear For Your Next Backcountry Or Heli-Skiing Vacation

Best Ski And Snowboard Safety Gear For Your Next Backcountry Or Heli-Skiing Vacation


One potentially vital piece of backcountry safety gear too many skiers and travelers go without is a satellite phone. In any mishap one of the first things you need to do is call for help, and virtually every mountain region you will be in is covered by some search and rescue organization, but that’s moot if you can’t reach them, and in the wilderness cell service is unreliable at best. A sat phone works pretty much anywhere, and these have become much more affordable and attainable.  Read More >