Globalstar, Inc., will with software and communications company, OCENS, to launch a new suite of data services. OCENS Mail, WeatherNet and GRIB Explorer products are now available to Globalstar subscribers in the United States, providing optimized email transfer speeds and important weather and ocean information services via the Globalstar satellite network.
OCENS Mail for Globalstar will provide satellite customers with the capability to transfer emails 20 times faster than when using standard email software. The program is optimized for the Globalstar network, offering virus scanning, filtering and mail forwarding services and works with existing email services such as Outlook Express. OCENS WeatherNet will provide customers with the capability to access some 20,000 weather related products including; weather charts,
satellite imagery, sea surface temperature, sea surface height, currents and other ocean data, text reports and a vast collection of specialized gridded binary (GRIB) weather and ocean products through OCENS GRIB Explorer software.