In an effort to help faciliate federal fiscal year end, GlobaFone has lowered their pricing of the Iridium 9555 to $1049 available to state agencies though Fri., Sept. 30. The pricing model reflects basic delivery of a boxed phone. The GlobaFone user kit can be added to this price for an additional $79. Visit the complete press release for additional details.
In other news, Globalstar has announced the third launch of their second generation satellites for October. This will put the total number of orbiting satellites for the satellite provider at 20, with 12 more left to go before the end of the year. Visit the complete press release for more information.