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SPOT launches SPOT Mapping to provide advanced navigation and tracking services

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COVINGTON, La. — SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced its newest upgrade. SPOT Mapping is now available for all SPOT devices, offering an easy dashboard to track and share outdoor adventures, while providing an added peace of mind when the unexpected happens.

SPOT Mapping includes mobile responsive and sharable maps, multi-year data storage, and various map displays, including satellite, road and terrain options. Users can view maps in live mode for real-time tracking, or history mode to review previous trips and set places to reference on the next journey.

“We have consistently listened to our customers feedback and worked diligently to offer a new enhanced mapping experience,” said Dave Kagan, CEO of Globalstar. “SPOT is proud to have initiated nearly 7,000 rescues worldwide and our hope is that our mapping platform brings a new level of visuals and functionality to keep outdoor adventures safer and more informative than ever.”

SPOT Mapping is now available to existing customers using the SPOT X, the SPOT Gen 3, the SPOT Trace, and SPOT legacy products, all included in Basic level standard for all active service plans. Users also have the option to upgrade their mapping tier to premium or enterprise level subscriptions starting at $25.00 USD per year. These levels include unlimited contacts, increased position history, unlimited users, advanced custom icons and more.

Powered by the Globalstar Satellite Network, SPOT offers a family of satellite communication devices, providing affordable messaging and tracking for outdoor enthusiasts and businesses. Through a direct connection to the GEOS International Emergency Coordination Center, SPOT has triggered nearly 7,000 rescues around the world over the last decade


SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational and business use. SPOT messaging devices use both the GPS satellite network and the Globalstar Satellite Network to transmit and receive text messages and GPS coordinates. Since 2007, SPOT has provided peace of mind by allowing customers to remain in contact with family, friends and co-workers, completely independent of cellular coverage and has helped initiate nearly 7,000 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit

Note that all SPOT products described in this press release are the products of SPOT LLC, which is not affiliated in any manner with Spot Image of Toulouse, France or Spot Image Corporation of Chantilly, Virginia. SPOT Connect is a trademark of Spot LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.