Globalstar’s Spot Devices Surpass Billion Messages Transmitted
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.
“For more than a decade we have dedicated ourselves to bringing affordable communication technology to our customers to provide peace of mind to their families and loved ones regardless of cellular coverage,” said Globestar Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Kagan. “This billionth message milestone shows the breadth of our network and the increased demand of people worldwide expecting to be able to communicate from wherever they are. We are incredibly proud of the work we have done to keep people connected around the world and take great responsibility in being a reliable source of communication when an emergency strikes.”
According to the release, Spot products work virtually everywhere in the world, offering communication through satellite connectivity to hundreds of thousands of people including hunters, hikers, fishermen, snowmobilers, motorcyclists, and many others who travel off the grid.