Globalstar introduced Sat-Fi2, a lightweight, portable satellite hot spot providing communications through any Wi-Fi-enabled smart device. The hot spot provides seamless connectivity powered by Globalstar’s satellite network and is the first product using Globalstar’s next-generation ground infrastructure. “Sat-Fi2 is the industry’s most affordable and functional portable satellite Wi-Fi hot spot, allowing businesses, emergency service organizations, remote workers and more to have continuous communications connectivity,” said Jay Monroe, chairman and CEO of Globalstar.
Longtime public-safety communications representatives announce the creation of the FirstNet Association, an organization that founders hope will provide a platform for end users and vendors to discuss issues associated with the FirstNet nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).
FirstNet, the nationwide public safety broadband network, on March 27 announced the launch of the evolved packet core network that will deliver mission-critical network services and enhanced data services to the first-responder community.