Globalstar announces new satellite hotspot

Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) has introduced Sat-Fi2â„¢, a lightweight, portable satellite hotspot providing reliable communications through any Wi-Fi enabled smart device, the company said.

Sat-Fi2 provides seamless connectivity powered by Globalstar´s modernized satellite network and represents the first product utilizing Globalstar´s next generation ground infrastructure.

Now available in the US and Canada, Sat-Fi2 is the company´s newest product aimed to increase business efficiencies and consumer connectivity through continuous communications, independent of the limitations provided by terrestrial cellular networks.

With the convenience of a new and easy-to-use Sat-Fi2 App, the device connects up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled IOS or Android devices to send and receive email and SMS text messages, transmit voice calls, access the web, post to social media and ensure access to emergency responders through the integrated S.O.S. button.

Email functionality beyond cellular is seamless and the Sat-Fi2 App works on multiple platforms including Gmail, iCloud, Exchange, Outlook, Hotmail and Yahoo! When browsing the web, users will experience faster page load times through Sat-Browse, a built-in Internet compression and search engine technology allowing efficient and affordable access to web-based information.

Globalstar is a provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Customers around the world in industries such as government, emergency management, marine, logging, oil & gas and outdoor recreation rely on Globalstar to conduct business smarter and faster, maintain peace of mind and access emergency personnel.