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SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker Available at Leading Retailers with $50 Holiday Rebate


MILPITAS, CA (November 17, 2009) – Spot LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NASDAQ: GSAT) today responds to budget conscious holiday shoppers who are looking for something unique this season. Spot today announces its $50 Holiday Rebate for the SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker, the award-winning personal and portable satellite-based communications messenger.


Winner of The Wall Street Journal 2008 Innovation Award for Consumer Electronics, SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker (SPOT-1) is the gift that provides additional safety and remote communications for loved ones and peace-of-mind for you at home. The SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker enables location-based satellite messaging and emergency safety communications independent of cell phone coverage for as low as $49.95 after rebate.


Effective today, the $50 Holiday Rebate qualifies shoppers who purchase one SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker from an authorized SPOT retailer or online outlet to receive a $50 VISA pre-paid rebate card after mail-in-rebate.  Activate the SPOT device using a specified promotional code before January 15, 2010 and receive one year of free SPOT Assist™ Roadside service.  For complete rebate and promotion details visit


The handheld SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker, combines reliable satellite communications and GPS technology in one, low cost and simple-to-use device.  Equipped with multiple messaging options including checking-in or sharing location way-points, the SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker delivers personal messages to contacts via SMS text and/or email. In a real emergency, SPOT will send one’s GPS location to an international emergency response center.


The outdoor enthusiast will enjoy SPOT’s cool optional Tracking service allowing them to save their waypoints automatically in near-real-time on Google Maps™.  Tracking provides family and friends the ability to follow any of their adventures online.


Give family members the gift of peace-of-mind with additional, low-cost SPOT services including SPOT Assist™ Roadside, providing the world’s only portable roadside service to operate solely on satellite communications unlike OnStar or other GSM-based services.  SPOT Assist Roadside includes five roadside tows per year, up to 50 miles per tow, auto-accident assistance, fuel delivery, tire repair, battery, and lock key and lockout service.


SPOT has been a leader in personal satellite messaging and emergency communications around the world since November 2007.  The SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker has helped initiate over 425 rescues in more than 50 countries on land and at sea. For a complete list of SPOT Personal Tracker retailers in the United States please visit the SPOT dealer locator at