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Covington High Business Classes Give Students an Edge

3/7/2019

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

2/7/2019

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

1/24/2019

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

1/23/2019

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

12/31/2018

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

12/14/2018

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 >
NATO Deploys Marine IOT Devices With Help From Globalstar

NATO Deploys Marine IOT Devices With Help From Globalstar

12/11/2018

Scientists from NATO‘s Science and Technology Organization (NATO STO) are deploying an Internet of Things (IOT) solution using Globalstar satellite communications, including Spot Trace. Read More >
Sierra Wireless solar powered satellite asset tracking service enables reliable disaster response

Sierra Wireless solar powered satellite asset tracking service enables reliable disaster response

12/11/2018

Sierra Wireless’ managed asset tracking service uses Globalstar’s SmartOne Solar device to provide satellite connectivity when cellular service is unavailable, enabling emergency response agencies to connect, track and manage thousands of relief assets when it matters most Read More >
Globalstar’s Spot Devices Surpass Billion Messages Transmitted

Globalstar’s Spot Devices Surpass Billion Messages Transmitted

11/20/2018

Spot, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar and a provider of satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, revealed that Spot has reached a new milestone, surpassing one billion messages transmitted and more than 6,100 rescue incidents initiated worldwide. Spot is a satellite communications device, and has a growing base of subscribers located around the world. Read More >
Globalstar in Covington reports third-quarter $9 million profit

Globalstar in Covington reports third-quarter $9 million profit

11/1/2018

Satellite communications company Globalstar Inc. in Covington reported third-quarter net income of $9 million, or 1 cent per share, compared with $52.4 million, or 4 cents per share, a year ago. Read More >