H.M.S. Communications, Inc.
Who Is Globalstar
Globalstar is a consortium of cutting-edge global
telecommunications companies. Established in 1991 to provide mobile and fixed
satellite-based telephony services. These services are available locally,
regionally, or globally, from the same phone utilizing one service.
- Voice calling
- Short Messaging Service (SMS)
- Data transmission*
The Globalstar system consists of a constellation of 48
low-earth-orbiting (LEO) satellites. The satellites transmit calls from your
wireless phone or fixed phone station to a terrestrial gateway. The
gateway transfers the calls on to existing fixed and cellular telephone networks
in more than 100 countries on 6 continents.
QUALCOMM’s Globalstar phones - Mobile and Fixed phones.
· QUALCOMM’s Globalstar Tri-Mode Mobile Phone
GSP-1600 - QUALCOMM’s Globalstar Tri-Mode mobile satellite phone is
a lightweight, handheld communications tool that operates with the Globalstar
network virtually anywhere in the world. Short message service (SMS) and data
services will be available in the near future. Additionally, Globalstar’s
Tri-Mode satellite phone automatically (or manually if programmed) switches from
the Globalstar satellite network mode to the digital cellular mode (CDMA) or
North American analog (AMPS) mode within the caller’s home network or when
roaming to a neighboring network, reducing the cost of the call.
Hands-Free Car Kit - QUALCOMM’s
Globalstar Tri-Mode Car Kits are mobile phone systems designed for in-vehicle
applications. It also allows users the flexibility of removing the phone for
hand-held use outside of the vehicle.
QUALCOMM Analog Fixed Unit (AFU) GSP 2800 –
QUALCOMM’s Globalstar Analog Fixed Unit (AFU) offers fixed site
applications for residential, business and marine communication solutions. The
unit is designed to the immediate communication demands for voice service in
areas where land-based services are not available. QUALCOMM’s Globalstar fixed
satellite phones access the Globalstar satellite network via a Radio Antenna
Unit (RAU) mounted in a convenient location outside with a clear view of the
Residential – The QUALCOMM Globalstar
access units enable remotely located residences to connect into the public
telephone network through the Globalstar system using standard residential
telephone equipment and wiring.
Business - The QUALCOMM Globalstar access
units allow standard PABX, key systems and single business phones to be
connected to the public telephone network using the Globalstar system.
Marine - The Globalstar marine phone will
be available in the future. The Globalstar marine phone has the ability to
connect to a standard phone or shipboard phone system. This is an ideal system
for owners, crew, and passengers who need reliable ship-to-shore communications.
Communications, Inc.'s products and services are provided by Stratos, an
international multi-network mobile satellite service provider offering a
complete range of communications solutions.