COVINGTON, La., March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar Inc., a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, announced the signing of a three-year manufacturing, airtime and distribution agreement with Nupoint Systems to expand the Company's M2M data communication service offerings beyond the reach of terrestrial (cellular) communication. Nupoint products and services integrated with Globalstar satellite data services will be used to provide two-way communications for M2M data collection and monitoring of customer assets. Companies that utilize remote locations, such as: oil and gas wells, mining sites, water management systems, environmental/weather sites, pollution detection systems, early warning systems and remote security will benefit from this cost-effective, long-term asset monitoring solution.
"Our team has successfully designed and launched thousands of satellite based devices over the years and after careful testing and evaluation we concluded the combination of great value, excellent throughput and the fact that the second generation constellation is now complete made Globalstar the partner of choice for Nupoint's satellite service," said Wayne Carlson, President & CEO of Nupoint Systems. "Companies can't always choose the location of their assets, but they can choose a reliable and cost effective satellite communications solution to connect to those assets. With Globalstar's recently launched satellites having a design life of 15 years, Nupoint is able to provide reliable two-way connectivity with our customer's data equipment, even in the most remote locations for years to come."
"Globalstar's satellite network will provide reliable solutions to meet the varying needs of Nupoint Systems' many customers. Decision making information will be available in real-time regardless of the asset location," said Frank Bell, President of Global Sales and Marketing for Globalstar. "Being chosen by a group of experienced satellite device manufacturers such as Nupoint, further demonstrates the confidence being shown throughout the industry as Globalstar reclaims its position as a world leader in MSS voice and data services. As the first provider to complete the launch of a 2nd generation constellation, our customers can enjoy the reliability and the continuation of affordably priced services to meet their evolving data communication needs."