Sat-Fi Satellite Hotspot Arrives in GPS Store

By George Backwell
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Globalstar Sat-Fi unit: Photo courtesy of GPS Store

The GPS Store says it is now stocking the long-awaited Sat-Fi Satellite Hotspot by Globalstar. Going beyond cellular, Sat-Fi provides connectivity in areas outside the range of standard service.

Sat-Fi Hotspot technology relies on a modern network of satellites, creating the ideal connectivity hub for up to eight Wi-fi-enabled devices to send and receive voice calls, email and text messages.

The system uses the standard 10-digit dialing protocol for voice communications, allowing for superior connectivity and fidelity while in a remote area. Monitoring email and SMS also feels natural due to Sat-Fi’s top-of-line data speeds among comparable devices. The device can be used in vehicles, vessels or fixed-site locations.

The Globalstar Sat-Fi Hotspot is especially useful for those who need a way to stay connected in remote areas at sea or deep in the wilderness. Apart from the various benefits for marine use, other areas that stand to benefit from Sat-Fi include emergency services, park services, long distance transportation services, construction, energy and gas.

The GPS Store Inc. is based in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. For cost efficiency, the campus includes all the store’s services in one location, including the retail showroom, customer service center, sales center, warehouse and fulfillment centers.

http://www.thegpsstore.com/

Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

NewLead Expands Fleet to 10 Vessels

NewLead Holdings Ltd. announced that it recently added five bitumen tanker vessels, expanding its fleet to 10 vessels in less than a year while performing on its

SKF Expands Electric Motor Repair Network

Electric motors are among the highest in reliability incident reports, said SKF Canada, noting that for many companies, electric motor failures lead to a continual

‘Landmark Year’ for RS in 2014

For Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS), 2014 marked the 101st year of its activities. The classification society said 2014 also marked a landmark year,

Technology

‘Landmark Year’ for RS in 2014

For Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS), 2014 marked the 101st year of its activities. The classification society said 2014 also marked a landmark year,

Partnership Targets Waste Conversion Solutions

Terragon Environmental Technologies Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Green Marine Capital (GMC) in an effort to enable off grid sustainability

CakeBoxx, Globe Tracker Partner for Asset Tracking

Globe Tracker International, a company in global autonomous asset tracking, monitoring, remote management and data sharing services, and CakeBoxx Technologies,

Marine Equipment

SKF Expands Electric Motor Repair Network

Electric motors are among the highest in reliability incident reports, said SKF Canada, noting that for many companies, electric motor failures lead to a continual

GE Powers Diadema Cruise Ship

Fincantieri shipyard to equip in-board propulsion for Carnival and Costa vessels, GE’s Power Conversion business has helped the shipyard successfully deliver the

Communication

Blue Sky Network Updates SkyRouter Web Portal

Blue Sky Network (BSN), a global provider of satellite tracking and fleet management solutions for land mobile, maritime and aviation assets, announced upgrades

Launch of Asian Marine Casualty Forum

The Crisis in Global Maritime Casualty Response – Now Is the Time To Act – An industry Forum Designed to Promote Change An industry forum aimed at producing

Obama, Modi Aim High on India Trip

In a fresh bid to make India an enduring strategic partner, U.S. President Barack Obama lands in New Delhi on Sunday for a highly symbolic parade and to nurture

 
 
Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3028 sec (3 req/sec)