Globalstar Canada Satellite Co.
NASDAQ : GSAT

Globalstar Canada Satellite Co.

November 19, 2008 07:00 ET

Globalstar Announces New Low Price for SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™

$50 instant rebate makes personal safety more widely available to outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers and winter travelers

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2008) -

ATTENTION: Consumer Electronics / Technology Editors

Globalstar Canada Satellite Co. (NASDAQ:GSAT), a leading provider of satellite voice and data services, announced that effective today, the SPOT Satellite Messenger is now available at a new low price of $119.99 after a $50 instant rebate. The world's first GPS-enabled personal satellite tracker, SPOT has helped in over 120 rescues around the world since it was introduced one year ago.

Combining reliable commercial satellite and GPS location technologies, SPOT is a lifesaving and affordable personal safety device, designed to provide users with a vital line of communication to friends, family and emergency services, independently of cellular coverage.

"With the start of winter just a few short weeks away, SPOT is the only personal safety device of its kind that provides peace-of-mind for travelers and outdoor adventurers," said Jim Mandala, General Manager, Globalstar Canada. "Customers are demanding more reliable, affordable and functional GPS-enabled tracking devices, and we are pleased to be able to offer SPOT at a price that is more affordable than ever - and just in time for the start of the winter season."

SPOT enables users, based on varying levels of need, to send messages to friends, family, or emergency responders, and to visually track the location of the SPOT Satellite Messenger through the following features:

- Alert 9-1-1 notifies emergency call center of GPS location coordinates;

- Ask for Help sends a request for help to friends and family;

- Check-In lets contacts know where you are and your status;

- Track Progress sends and saves your location and allows contacts to track your progress using Google Maps.

Weighing just more than seven ounces and well-priced for the consumer market, the SPOT Satellite Messenger is an ideal personal safety device for the growing market of outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers and remote workers in Canada. For more information on SPOT visit www.findmespot.com.

Price and Availability

After a $50 rebate, SPOT is available at $119.99 and a one year service subscription starts at $99.99. SPOT is available a major consumer electronic and specialty outdoor retailers across Canada. For more information including a dealer locator, visit www.findmespot.com.

About Globalstar Canada

Globalstar (NASDAQ:GSAT), offers satellite voice and data services to commercial and recreational users in more than 120 countries around the world. The Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, simplex and duplex satellite data modems and flexible service packages. Many land based and maritime industries benefit from Globalstar with increased productivity from remote areas beyond cellular and landline service. Global customer segments include: oil and gas, government, mining, forestry, commercial fishing, utilities, military, transportation, heavy construction, emergency preparedness, and business continuity as well as individual recreational users. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring and SCADA applications. For more information, visit www.globalstar.ca.

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