Marathon Des Sables 2021 endurance runners to benefit from satellite tracking and safety

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc.and a provider of satellite messaging, IoT, and emergency notification technologies, announced that SPOT devices will track and safeguard all athletes competing in the 35th edition of Marathon Des Sables (MDS), the extreme running race.

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Globalstar and VehSmart to outfit Ecuadorian fishing fleet with 4,000 satellite tracking devices

Covington, Louisiana, USA, May 22, 2014 (Globe Newswire) — Globalstar Inc., a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, has announced that their value added re-seller, VehSmaret, has been awarded the first regional pilot project of its kind for Ecuador, which will outfit the Ecuadorian artisanal fishing fleet with life-saving satellite tracking and emergency

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Global wireless M2M services launched by Tele2, plus ORBCOMM and Telefonica

Tele2 AB is launching new services in M2M. Its initial target markets are Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands, but Tele2 M2M Global Solutions is already able to serve customers globally. At the same time, ORBCOMM Inc. has struck a deal with Telefonica Digital enabling it to offer Telefonica’s GSM cellular communications service for M2M applications

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Telit chosen as key representative of Italian technology industry in Europe’s Galileo GPS roll-out

London, UK – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global vendor of M2M modules and value-added services and solutions, has been  selected as one of Italy’s key representatives in the global roll-out of Europe’s Galileo ultra-accurate satellite positioning system.

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Iridium joint venture, Aireon, signs data services contract with NAV CANADA

Mclean, Vancouver, Canada –  Aireon LLC, the developer of the world’s first satellite-based global air traffic surveillance system, has announced that it has finalised a long-term commercial data services contract with NAV CANADA.

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LuxSpace and ORBCOMM to provide satellite Automatic Identification System data for ship tracking

Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA. June 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A multi-year framework contract with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has been awarded to LuxSpace Sarl, an affiliate of OHB System AG. LuxSpace and its partner ORBCOMM, Inc. will provide satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data used for ship tracking

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Mongol Rally team gains satellite tracking through sponsorship deal

Global satellite tracking company Track 24 Solo is sponsoring the 2011 Mongol Rally team, the Social Media Syndicate, and will provide the team with its online Solo Viewer and a Packmaster Lo-Pro tracking and two-way messaging device.

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