This appointment comes after Globalstar purchased 17 new satellites from MDA in order to replenish and extend the life of its existing SPOT Low-Earth Orbit...
Shortly after the announcement, MDA has signed an agreement with Rocket Lab to build the bus systems for the new Globalstar satellites.
At the end of 2020, Inmarsat had 1.2m satellite IoT subscribers, whereas Iridium and Globalstar had 1.1m and 0.4m subscribers respectively.
Spot Gen4 offers new features compared to its precedents, including more mapping options, improved water resistance and enhanced user interface, among others.
The number of Traksat-provided Globalstar devices being used to support humanitarian efforts has doubled in the last 12 months.
The satellite messenger promises reliable tracking and communication enabled by Globalstar’s satellite fleet in Lower Earth Orbit (LEO).
The ST100 is the newest addition to the Globalstar commercial IoT embedded solutions product line, joining the STX3 and STINGR satellite transmitters.