Globalstar launches prepaid satellite phone service
Dublin, Ireland, January 22, 2014
Globalstar Europe Satellite Services, a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, has launched its new pre-paid service in the Mena region and Europe.
The services comes without a contract, allowing for seasonal and occasional users like fishermen, emergency workers, leisure boat owners, and oil and gas workers to use it year round, said a statement.
The prepaid accounts can be topped up with 10 different card denominations, five personal and five shared prepaid cards. The shared prepaid service turns every Globalstar handset into a satellite ‘pay phone,’ said a statement.
It features patented Qualcomm-based CDMA technology.
Jay Monroe, president and CEO, said: “With the launch of our prepaid service, especially shared prepaid, we are introducing entirely new groups of users to satellite telephony.”
The cards are offered in denominations of 50, 100, 250, 500 and 1,000 minutes.
The Interactive Voice Response (IVR) platform, which supports customers in topping-up, checking account balances and checking their voicemail is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese and Arabic. - TradeArabia News Service