COVINGTON, La., June 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Available today, Globalstar, Inc.'s (NYSE MKT:GSAT) newest voice and data solution, Sat-Fi, provides seamless wireless connectivity over the World's most modern satellite network. With Sat-Fi, Globalstar customers can use their current smartphones, tablets and laptops to send and receive communications when traveling beyond cellular.
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Sat-Fi's superior performance provides the fastest, most affordable, mobile satellite data speeds – 4x faster than the competition – and the clearest voice communications in the industry. Customers are able to access data and voice more efficiently, saving both time and money. Through a convenient smartphone app which enables connectivity between any Wi-Fi-enabled device and the Sat-Fi satellite hot spot, subscribers can easily send and receive email and SMS text messages and make voice calls from their own device.
"Although we live in a connected world, there are billions of people who work, play and live in remote locations lacking reliable and affordable voice and data communications. Globalstar's Sat-Fi technology will allow government users and subscribers including oil & gas, marine, natural resource and emergency response to use their own device to stay connected when cellular coverage is not available," said Jay Monroe, Chairman and CEO of Globalstar. "Customers can rely on Sat-Fi to maintain reliable connectivity and peace of mind even when off the grid."
Sat-Fi Key Features include:
- Powered by the world's newest, most modern satellite network
- Data speeds 4x faster than the competition
- Easy initial setup – Sat-Fi can be operational within minutes to make calls, send emails and SMS
- Affordable airtime plans, starting at $39.99/month and with Unlimited voice and data plans for only $149.99/month
- Best voice quality in the industry with seamless connectivity
- Simple 10 digit dialing, caller ID and access to your contacts
- Connect up to 8 users to Sat-Fi at one time
- Reach emergency responders should the unexpected occur
Sat-Fi is available for purchase for $999. For more information about Sat-Fi, coverage and a list of authorized Globalstar dealers, visit Globalstar.com.
About Globalstar, Inc.
Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Globalstar offers these services to government, commercial and recreational users in more than 120 countries around the world. The Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, simplex and duplex satellite data modems and flexible service packages. Many land based and maritime industries benefit from Globalstar with increased productivity from remote areas beyond cellular and landline service. Globalstar 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.
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Photo Caption: Now available from Globalstar, Sat-Fi allows any Wi-Fi enabled device to make calls, send emails and SMS beyond cellular, providing the fastest data speeds and crystal clear voice quality for up to 8 users.
Video Caption: Sat-Fi allows any Wi-Fi enabled device to make calls, send emails and SMS beyond cellular, providing reliable connectivity for up to 8 users in industries such as oil & gas, marine, natural resource and emergency response.
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