SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger Coverage Expanded Into Southeast Asia

New Singapore Gateway Expands Affordable and Reliable GPS Satellite Communication and Tracking

MILPITAS, CA (October 13, 2008) – SPOT LLC (, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc (NASDAQ:GSAT) and the pioneer behind the award-winning SPOT Satellite Messenger™, today announced it has expanded SPOT's satellite communications coverage throughout Singapore, Malaysia, and significant portions of Indonesia, and much of the surrounding maritime region including the Strait of Malacca. The expanded coverage is due to the newly completed gateway or ground station located in Singapore which is now operational.

With this expansion, current SPOT users can now enjoy seamless coverage from Eastern India throughout significant portions of Southeast Asia, and south to Australia and New Zealand. Distribution of the SPOT Satellite Messenger is expected to begin in Singapore and Southeast Asia later this year.

“Today's announcement demonstrates our continued commitment towards offering expanded affordable and reliable satellite communications around the world for SPOT Satellite Messenger customers,” said Darren Bassel, Director of Marketing for SPOT LLC. “The gateway completion increases satellite communication coverage for maritime and commercial tracking applications as well as outdoor enthusiasts and business travelers who want a line of communication for connectivity and safety independent of cellular coverage.”

SPOT, the world's first satellite messenger enables users to send their GPS location and status update message to friends, family, co-workers or an emergency response center, Independent of cellular coverage. SPOT works nearly around the world including all of the continental United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia, portions of South America, Northern Africa and Northeastern and Southeast Asia, and hundreds or thousands of miles off-shore of these areas.

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The SPOT Satellite Messenger, the world's first satellite messenger, uses both the GPS
satellite network to determine a customer's location and the SPOT network to transmit
that information to friends, family or an emergency service center. SPOT LLC., a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: GSAT), provides lifesaving communications technology that allows users to communicate from remote locations around the globe.
Thanks to this affordable, cutting-edge personal safety device, the company offers people peace of mind by allowing customers to notify friends and family of their location and status, and to send for emergency assistance in time of need, completely independent of cellular phone or wireless coverage. For more information on how SPOT LLC. is helping users live to tell about it(SM) – from disaster preparedness to outdoor adventure purposes – visit

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SPOT LLC. Media Contacts:

Susan Donahue
Skyya Communications (for SPOT LLC
(646) 454-9378

Derek Moore
(408) 933-4112