Cable & Telecom

Globalstar’s SPOT satellite devices credited with over 5,000 worldwide rescues

MISSISSAUGA – Globalstar Canada Satellite says that its location-based messaging and a lifesaving products have surpassed the milestone of initiating 5,000 rescues since launching in 2007.These rescues, utilizing its SPOT family of products, have taken place on six continents and in over 89 countries, reads the news release.  Some 30% (or 1,500) of SPOT rescues around the world have been initiated in Canada, primarily involve hiking and mountain sports, boating and water sports, motor vehicle and medical incidents.SPOT provides location-based messaging and a lifesaving S.O.S. service to hundreds of thousands of users worldwide, including those who enjoy outdoor adventures and...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.