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April 14th, 2011

GlobalStar Europe... Opening The GATEway (SATCOM)

[SatNews] The Company can now cover northern Africa as well as the European sub-continent...

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., has extended its satellite coverage area in conjunction with its Independent Gateway Operator, Globalstar Avrasya of Turkey. Globalstar Europe Satellite Services gateway in Aussaguel, France and Globalstar Avrasya's gateway located in Ankara, Turkey are now provisioned to cover all of the European sub-continent as well as northern Africa, the Middle East and most of the Mediterranean and the eastern Atlantic Ocean maritime region.

"Expanding the coverage area will provide our Globalstar Europe customers with extended local calling throughout Spain, Italy and other parts of Eastern Europe," said Steve Smits, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Globalstar, Inc. "Six new satellites launched in October are now operational and are providing service; therefore, we have also improved our voice and duplex data coverage access throughout the region."