Jun 15, 2017 SPOT News

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The safety and convenience of SPOT Gen3 lifesaving technology will be available for rent

COVINGTON, LA (June 15, 2017) – SPOT, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency technologies, announced today that it is launching a rental program allowing users to rent a SPOT Gen3® device for as little as $75.    

“Carrying the SPOT Gen3 with me on my weekend adventures gives my friends and family peace of mind that I am ok and gives me security knowing that I can push the S.O.S. button if I get in trouble,” said Leigh Wright, SPOT brand ambassador and everyday explorer. “Whenever you are going off the grid, it is important to have a backup form of communication and for $75, it is worth it to carry a device that could save your life.”

The device is shipped to the user with all of the necessary materials to activate and use the device including a shipping label for easy returns once the adventure is over. For more information about the SPOT Rental Program, please visit www.findmespot.com/spotrental

SPOT Gen3® gives you a critical, life-saving line of communication when you travel beyond the boundaries of cell service. The latest generation of award-winning SPOT devices, SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know you're okay or, if the worst should happen, sends emergency responders your GPS location - all with the push of a button. Features include: 2 ½ minute tracking intervals, motion-activated tracking, continuous tracking and extended battery life.

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 over 5,000 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.

Samantha de Castro