GTCL will offer Globalstar products and services to it’s diverse customer base, including defense, government, maritime and recreational sectors.
Poole, UK , January 24 2013 – Globalstar Inc. (OTC:GSAT) announced today that Global Telesat Communications Ltd. (GTCL), one of the UK’s leading suppliers of satellite mobile voice, data and tracking services, has signed an updated Distributor Agreement with Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc.
Under the terms of the Agreement, GTCL will expand its product range to include Globalstar’s unique line-up of high quality satellite voice and duplex data solutions, including satellite phones, airtime plans and accessories. GTCL will offer these products to its diverse customer base, including defense, government, maritime and recreational sectors.
“We are very pleased to expand our association with Globalstar at this exciting stage in the development of their second-generation satellite constellation. With inclusive plans offering voice and data calls for as little as €0.15 per minute and the lowest handset prices in the market, we look forward to being able to confidently recommend Globalstar to customers demanding the best satellite voice quality and fastest low-band data speeds at an affordable and highly competitive price” said David Phipps, Managing Director of GTCL.
“As we approach the fourth and final launch of our second-generation satellites, we look forward to providing satellite customers around the globe with industy-leading voice quality and the fastest data speeds. We are delighted that GTCL has chosen to recommend Globalstar’s satellite communications solutions and look forward to their assistance as we continue to broaden our customer base,” said Mark O’Connell, Director of European Sales & Business Operations at Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd.
Globalstar is currently planning to launch six satellites in early February 2013. Once deployed, the six satellites will restore full service to Globalstar’s customers and position the Company as the first mobile satellite service provider to deploy a second-generation constellation of low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites. The new satellites are designed to last for 15 years, twice the lifespan of Globalstar’s first-generation satellites.
Combined with the Company’s affordable and award-winning suite of consumer retail SPOT products, Globalstar will be uniquely positioned to offer the world’s most extensive lineup of highly reliable and lowest priced mobile satellite services to the broadest range of customers around the globe.
About Global Telesat Communications Ltd.
Global Telesat Communications Ltd (GTC) is a supplier of mobile voice and data communications services via satellite. GTC provides equipment and airtime for use on all the major satellite networks including Globalstar, Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya allowing users in remote locations to make phone calls, connect to the internet and track assets or personnel anywhere in the world. GTC also offers a rental service for customers requiring equipment on a short-term basis. For more information regarding GTC, please visit www.globaltelesat.co.uk
About Globalstar, Inc.
Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Globalstar offers these services to commercial customers and recreational consumers in more than 120 countries around the world. The Company’s products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, simplex and duplex satellite data modems, flexible airtime service packages and the SPOT family of mobile satellite consumer products including the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™. Many land based and maritime industries benefit from Globalstar with increased productivity from remote areas beyond cellular and landline service. Global customer segments include: oil and gas, government, mining, forestry, commercial fishing, utilities, military, transportation, heavy construction, emergency preparedness, and business continuity as well as individual recreational users. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring and SCADA applications. Note that all SPOT products described in this press release are the products of Spot LLC, which is not affiliated in any manner with Spot Image of Toulouse, France or Spot Image Corporation of Chantilly, Virginia.
For more information regarding Globalstar, please visit www.globalstar.com