Globalstar Canada Satellite Co., a provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, this week announced the signing of a three-year manufacturing, airtime and distribution agreement with Nupoint Systems to expand the company's M2M data communication service offerings beyond the reach of terrestrial (cellular) communication.
Nupoint products and services integrated with Globalstar satellite data services will be used to provide two-way communications for M2M data collection and monitoring of customer assets including oil and gas wells, mining sites, water management systems, environmental/weather sites, pollution detection systems, early warning systems and remote security.
Globalstar successfully launched additional second-generation satellites on Feb. 6. Once deployed, the firm said it will be positioned as the first mobile satellite services provider to complete the deployment of a second-generation constellation of low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites.
"The capability to acquire M2M data from remotely located assets and transmit that information through the Globalstar satellite network, gives customers of Nupoint Systems the ability to make decisions based upon real-time actionable information," said Jim Mandala, vice president and general manager of Globalstar Canada.