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Globalstar Celebrates 10,000 Rescue Milestone with SPOT Brand Giveaway

SPOT data reveals that adventurists lack tools, skills and confidence for safe journeys underscoring the continued importance of satellite messengers

COVINGTON, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

This landmark milestone includes incidents, many of which were life-threatening, where emergency support was rapidly delivered precisely where needed thanks to satellite-enabled alerts from SPOT devices. SPOT-initiated rescues have taken place all over the globe, on six continents and in over 100 countries.

“At SPOT, our mission is to ensure everyone can enjoy safe, outdoor adventures with the comfort of knowing help is just one button away,” says Vice President of Global Sales Jake Rembert, “We are incredibly proud to have facilitated 10,000 rescues.”

SPOT’s one-touch SOS capability instantly sends an alert including a user’s GPS coordinates to Globalstar partner, FocusPoint. From there, needs are assessed and local first responders are engaged to dispatch help rapidly. This direct access to emergency resources underscores a continued consumer need for connectivity, especially for adventurists in remote areas outside of cellular range.

A recent survey conducted by SPOT found that 2/3 of people are interested in adventure travel experiences to lesser-known and isolated destinations and are likely or very likely to consider travelling alone. Yet, about half of all respondents say they are not confident in their basic survival skills if lost in the wilderness with no technology, underscoring the criticality of satellite messengers as a personal safety device.

In honor of the 10,000th rescue milestone, SPOT is additionally offering the chance to become the Off-the-Grid Guru, traversing unknown destinations, as well as highlighting the perks of adventure travel. SPOT will be rewarding the lucky experienced traveler who has the best solo travel tip with $10,000 to support their next trip to the world’s hidden gems.

What it Takes to Win $10,000

In honor of the 10,000th rescue, SPOT is giving away $10,000 to the wanderlust warrior with the best solo travel tip to support their next adventure to the world’s hidden gems.

What We’re Looking for in a Winner

  • Nature Nurturer and Solo Savant: Embraces a deep and abiding love for nature and thrives on the excitement of adventure travel.
  • Master of Tales and Travel Sagas: Possesses a flair for storytelling and sharing unique experiences with others in a relatable way.
  • Remote Realm Navigator: Demonstrates a knack for navigating wild, remote and downright challenging terrains with style and grace.

To Submit Your Application

Think you have what it takes? Enter here. Submissions must include:

  • 2-3 photos showcasing your love for exploring remote destinations.
  • 1 paragraph detailing your best solo travel tip.
  • Any additional media or content that highlights your experience as an adventurer.

Join SPOT in celebrating 10,000 rescues!

About Globalstar, Inc.

Globalstar empowers its customers to connect, transmit, and communicate in smarter ways – easily, quickly, securely, and affordably – offering reliable satellite and terrestrial connectivity services as an international telecom infrastructure provider. The Company’s LEO satellite constellation assures secure data transmission for connecting and protecting assets, transmitting critical operational data, and saving lives for consumers, businesses, and government agencies across the globe. Globalstar’s terrestrial spectrum, Band 53, and its 5G variant, n53, offers carriers, cable companies, and system integrators a versatile, fully licensed channel for private networks with a growing ecosystem to improve customer wireless connectivity, while Globalstar’s XCOM RAN product offers significant capacity gains in dense wireless deployments. In addition to SPOT GPS messengers, Globalstar offers next-generation IoT hardware and software products for efficiently tracking and monitoring assets, processing smart data at the edge, and managing analytics with cloud-based telematics solutions to drive safety, productivity, and profitability. For more information, visit www.globalstar.com and connect with us on LinkedIn.

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.

Contacts

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