Globalstar Launches New Sat-Fi2® Remote Antenna Station Bundle


Published Mar 29, 2020 1:23 AM by The Maritime Executive

Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT), a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, is pleased to introduce its latest technology offering for the maritime industry. The new Sat-Fi2® Remote Antenna Station (RAS)+, expands the capabilities of the more portable Sat-Fi2® Wi-Fi Hotspot by incorporating a highly efficient remote antenna, combined with additional accessories, making it a one-stop shop option for enabling communication where cellular service is unavailable.

The Sat-Fi2® RAS+ easily installs to a fixed power source for seamless connectivity via the next generation Globalstar Satellite Network. The Sat-Fi2 RAS+ utilizes satellite Wi-Fi technology enabling users to stay connected while they are mobile, and ideal for users in remote locations offshore and along coastal and inland waterways. This solution includes a pole-mounted satellite antenna and a pole-mounted marine GPS antenna that addresses the demand for satellite communications on the water.

Globalstar’s new Sat-Fi2 RAS+ maritime solution is designed as a low-cost alternative satellite terminal that provides voice, and data services, while flexible enough for enabled crew solution devices to be integrated. The Sat-Fi2 RAS+ maritime solution has a small helical satellite and GPS antenna with a below-deck fixed power unit, Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections as well as voice from a smartphone app or Email, SMS, data and weather information to stay productive, and if preferred, an additional desktop app can also be used to conduct business independent or simultaneous to other users. The primary bundle includes the RAS Unit, Wi-Fi Antenna and Pole-Mounted Satellite Antenna with 32-foot cable and a Pole-Mounted GPS Antenna with 32-foot cable.  Other accessories in the bundle include:

Wall Adapter
12V DC Bare Wire Cable
Inline fuse holder
Two butt connectors
POTS Phone
Two 2” Heat shrink tubing pieces
One 5A Fuse
5-Port Ethernet Switch
GEOS Information Card
Two Ethernet Cables
Installation Guide
RJ11 Telephone Line
Quick Start Guide
One-year warranty

The Sat-Fi2® Remote Antenna Station (RAS)+ retails for $$1,799, and is available for purchase through the Globalstar website.  

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The products and services herein described in this press release are not endorsed by The Maritime Executive.