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Globalstar’s SPOT and Jeep Announce Co-Branded Products

5/14/2020

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

4/2/2020

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

3/29/2020

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

3/24/2020

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

3/6/2020

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

2/28/2020

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

1/9/2020

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 >

Scottish Water Safeguards Lone Workers With 250+ Spot Gen3 Satellite Devices

12/10/2019

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., today announced that Scottish Water has deployed over 250 SPOT Gen3 satellite messengers to safeguard employees who work on their own in areas with unreliable or non-existent mobile coverage. Read More >

Mexican Students Launch a Small Satellite to the International Space Station

12/5/2019

The first satellite built by students in Mexico for launch from the International Space Station is smaller than a shoebox but represents a big step for its builders. The project is part of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative, which offers universities, high schools and non-profit organizations the opportunity to fly small satellites. 

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Early Black Friday Deals on Great Hunting and Fishing Gear

11/25/2019

If you know someone who is reluctant to carry a GPS into the backcountry, but likes knowing that help can arrive in the event of an emergency, this is the gift for them. Read More >