COVINGTON, La., Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American:GSAT) is pleased to announce that the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication has adopted radio regulations supporting Globalstar as a legally recognized mobile satellite services (MSS) provider in Japan.
Barbee Ponder, General Counsel and Vice President Regulatory Affairs at Globalstar, commented, “Japan recognizes the need for its citizens to stay connected when traveling off the grid and for critical communications during emergency situations, whether such emergencies are the result of natural or man-made events. We greatly appreciate the enormous time and effort expended by the Ministry and our dedicated team of professionals at IPmotion in Tokyo. Our combined efforts will result in Globalstar’s life-saving products and services being made available in Japan.”
About Globalstar, Inc.
Globalstar is a leading 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. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring, SCADA and IoT applications. The Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, the innovative Sat-Fi satellite hotspot, Simplex and Duplex satellite data modems, tracking devices and flexible service packages.