Latest Globalstar Stories

2013-09-24 23:27:30

Satmodo satellite phone rental customer saves a hiker's life, by calling in a rescue helicopter and carrying the victim over two miles in the dark. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 One of the privileges of building Satmodo has been helping keep people safe in unpredictable and dangerous environments. Another one is having the opportunity to meet everyday heroes like Mike McCann. Mike was hiking in Yosemite National Park, when he came across a situation that could have been...

Amazon Tests Their Own Wireless
2013-08-23 11:52:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a report from Bloomberg, Amazon has tested their own wireless network meant to work with their line of Kindle devices. Sources familiar with the matter said the network was tested in Cupertino, California with the satellite spectrum provided by Globalstar Inc. None of the companies allegedly involved in this testing have issued a comment yet, and it’s not clear whether Amazon will continue testing or is getting ready...

2013-02-08 23:01:48

Industry Veteran´s Strategic Hire Increases Satellite Solutions for GlobaFone Clients Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite service provider has announced that Michele Stoehrer, a seasoned VSAT professional has joined the GlobaFone team, adding a new dimension to the award-winning provider´s portfolio. GlobaFone currently provides satellite communications solutions from Iridium, Inmarsat, Globalstar and Thuraya. With the addition of...

2012-02-10 08:00:00

Global Satellite Communication Provider Offers Complimentary Satellite Phone and Airtime for the Two-Week Humanitarian Trip Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite service provider, announced it provided a satellite phone and airtime to 15 University of New Hampshire (UNH) nursing students and two chaperones when they travelled to Ghana, Africa, from Thursday, January 5, to Monday, January 23, 2012, for a humanitarian mission. The...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

Altman Discusses the Influence of Satcom on Disaster Management Strategies in a Session to Benefit Telecom Managers and Analysts, Procurement Agents, and Contracting Officers Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite service provider has announced CEO and founder Lou Altman has been invited to speak at the upcoming International Disaster Conference and Expo (ICDE) in New Orleans, on Thursday, January 19, at 2 p.m. Altman´s industry...

Soyuz Successfully Takes Satellite System To Orbit
2011-12-29 04:54:19

A Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, successfully carrying the Globalstar system into orbit. The vehicle saw triumph after the Soyuz line faced a malfunction last Friday when launching from the Plesetsk spaceport in northern Russia. "These satellites were flawlessly placed exactly where we needed them so that our ground stations could find them on the very first pass," Tony Navarra, Globalstar's president of global operations said in a...

Latest Globalstar Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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