SPOT Partners With Battlbox to Drive Awareness of Winter Safety
SPOT LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE
American: GSAT) and leader in satellite messaging and emergency
notification technologies, today announced its partnership with
monthly subscription box service, Battlbox. As part of the
partnership, Battlbox Pro Box subscribers will receive a SPOT Gen4,
the next generation of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™, with up
to 6 months of service.
The SPOT Gen4 is part of an award-winning product portfolio that
provides an affordable and vital line of communication with
friends, family, colleagues and the GEOS International Emergency
Response Coordination Center (IERCC) using GPS location and
satellite connectivity powered by Globalstar.
“The partnership with Battlbox is a great fit for SPOT since we
share a common audience that loves outdoor recreation, adventure
and off-the-grid travel for work or pleasure,” said Dave Kagan, CEO
of Globalstar, Inc. “Through their dedicated subscriber base, we’re
able to introduce our product to a wider audience and drive the
importance of a product like the Gen4 for safety and
The perfect accessory to any winter sport or activity, the SPOT
Gen4 has features that include:
- Enhanced Design – The new Gen4 has a sleek new look,
with improved grip and secure design features that snap in place.
It’s rugged, but small and includes a new multi-use carabiner and
- IP68 Rating– Offers increased dust and water resistance,
up to 30 minutes at two meters.
- SPOT Mapping – Live and historical maps to view your
SPOT locations for a minimum of three years. Optional upgrades
available to meet user-defined mapping needs.
- Map Layers – View your map in light or dark mode,
satellite, open street map or terrain.
- Alerts – User set and system generated for emergency or
custom messages, new movement, no movement, check in and help.
- Shared Views – Unlimited shared views with easy
interface to share a live or historical location.
- Customized Position Icons – Ability to distinguish
location points by SPOT product.
- Geofencing – Create your own virtual geographic
boundaries and set custom movement alerts upon entry or exit.
To date, nearly 7,500 rescues have been attributed to SPOT
satellite technology, with nearly 6,000 rescues occurring in the
hiking and winter sports category alone. With more and more
individuals seeking socially distant and safe recreational
activity, the need for a life saving device like SPOT is
Within the United States, the majority of SPOT rescues occur in
California (18%), followed by Colorado (12%), Utah (7%) and Alaska
(6%). Most winter rescue incidents encompass activities including
snowmobiling and motor vehicle related incidents, medical, mountain
sports and hiking incidents.
SPOT provides ubiquitous satellite coverage, including Canada,
United States, Mexico, Europe, Australia, Northern and Southern
Africa, portions of South America and North-Eastern Asia as well as
hundreds of thousands of miles offshore. See our coverage map for
additional global coverage details.
Pricing and Product Availability Information:
SPOT Gen4 is available online at FindMeSpot.com and at retailers
nationwide. The device retails for $149.99 with a variety of
service plans available, beginning at $11.95 per month.
For more information on SPOT Gen4, including a complete list of
retailers carrying SPOT products, visit FindMeSpot.com. Special
commercial pricing and services are also offered through SPOT
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 over 7,500 rescues
worldwide. For more information, visit FindMeSPOT.com.
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.
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Denise Davila Corporate Communications Manager, Globalstar
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