GlobalStar is the world's most widely-used handheld satellite phone service, providing high-quality, low-cost voice and data services to businesses, communities and individuals around the world.
GlobalStar, which was established in 1991 and began commercial service in late 1999, currently offers service from virtually anywhere across over 100 countries, as well as from most territorial waters and several mid-ocean regions.
GlobalStar is able to provide a variety of telephone services to users who live, work, and travel in areas far beyond the reach of cellular networks.
A Wide Range Of GlobalStar Services Include:
- Data** Internet and private data network
- Short Message Service (SMS)
- Display position location information
- Caller ID, Call forwarding
- Voice Mail Services (VMS)
The GlobalStar Tri-mode portable phone offers clear digital voice and data communications worldwide by utilizing QUALCOMM's Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) technology combined with a constellation of 48 Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites.
Use of Low-Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellites, moving at an altitude of 1,414 kilometers, helps virtually eliminate voice delay, compared to the noticeable time delay and echo effect of calls on geosynchronous satellites which orbit at much higher elevations.
The GlobalStar Tri-mode portable phone is designed to provide a low cost solution to extend the ability to communicate from outside cellular and land line phones, as well as, in areas where cellular or land line phones are inaccessible due to lack of coverage or incompatible cellular technologies.
The GlobalStar system software resides on, and is monitored from the ground, for quick and economical system maintenance and upgrades.
These services are supported by a growing range of products and accessories designed to make GlobalStar service productive and easy-to-use in almost any situation or environment, including aviation and maritime applications. The company's data modem products can also be used for asset tracking and environmental telemetry applications.
Looking ahead, GlobalStar intends to continue expanding its operations to provide service in the few remaining land areas not covered today, as well as across mid-ocean regions. Products and accessories will also continue to be developed and upgraded to make the service even more useful.
When your business centers around remote worksites and working in remote areas beyond cellular and traditional landline service, reliable communications are vital to your success. Discover the advantages GlobalStar products and services offer that can help improve your business efficiency and productivity.