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SPOT AND GLOBALSTAR CELEBRATE A DECADE OF RESCUES AT OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER MARKET

SPOT AND GLOBALSTAR CELEBRATE A DECADE
OF RESCUES AT OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER MARKET

COVINGTON, LA (July 5, 2018) – SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) and the leader in the satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, will showcase SPOT X, its new 2-way satellite messenger and service offerings at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market tradeshow, July 23-26, in Denver.

Tapping into Globalstar’s expansive satellite network, SPOT offers a family of satellite communication devices, providing affordable, off-the-grid messaging and tracking for hundreds of thousands of outdoor enthusiasts. Through a direct connection to the GEOS International Emergency Coordination Center, SPOT has triggered nearly 6,000 rescues around the world over the last ten years.

New for this year is the SPOT X, a two-way satellite messaging device. With SPOT X, users can better communicate during their adventures with 2-way messaging to keep in touch with family and friends, or if necessary, emergency personnel. Lone workers can check-in and provide detailed status of their situation when working in the wilderness or at remote jobsites. SPOT X provides users with a unique, personal mobile number that allows either party to initiate conversations at any time.

In June 2018, the SPOT X logged its first successful rescue when experienced hiker, Darrel Comeau, used the device’s 2-way messaging capabilities on a summit attempt in the remote Wilmore Wilderness in Alberta, Canada. On the hike, Comeau faced a medical emergency in the form of an obstructed airway and was able to communicate with Search and Rescue officials and a medical professional to implement self-rescue steps.

“The SPOT X is worth every penny,” said Comeau. “After pressing the S.O.S. button, it brought me comfort knowing someone was working to help me and allowed me to stay calm and focus on my breathing. That SPOT X is never leaving my bag or vehicle.”

Recognizing the demand for flexible pricing options, SPOT introduced new service plans in June 2018. Customers can access SPOT services through month-to-month Flex Plans, without committing to an annual contract. With pricing plans as low as $11.95 per month, the SPOT X offers one of the most accessible and affordable satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies on the market.

Globalstar and SPOT will attend Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver, CO. Attendees can visit the booth (42042-UL) to learn more about current products on the market. SPOT will give away free SPOT X, Gen3 and Traces to those who sign up for an annual contract. The devices are valued at $249.99, $149.99 and $99.99, respectively.


About SPOT LLC
SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational use. SPOT Global Phone uses the Globalstar network to transmit two-way voice and data communications. SPOT messaging devices use both the GPS satellite network and the Globalstar network to transmit text messages and GPS coordinates. Since 2007, SPOT has provided peace of mind by allowing customers to remain in contact completely independent of cellular coverage, having initiated nearly 6,000 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit FindMeSPOT.com.

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. SPOT Connect is a trademark of Spot LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For media information please contact:
Jordan Gover, Backbone Media
jordan.gover@backbonemedia.net
(970)963-4873, ext. 242
Samantha de Castro
samantha.decastro@globalstar.com
(985)335-1677

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