FORT MYERS, Fla., — Yippy, Inc. (YIPI) announced today that it has delivered the first shipment of Yippy Search Appliances for second-generation compression systems to Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) to leverage the Yippy EASE 360 platform and proprietary data compression, optimization and security software.
Yippy’s industry leading software platform will provide a broadband-like data experience to Globalstar’s existing and prospective subscribers, and the service will be available for both first and second generation satellite services. Richard Granville, CEO, Yippy, commented, “It is an exciting time in the MSS industry and for our partner Globalstar. Data compression for satellite technology has never been more valuable to the customer experience, and with our North American appliances in place at Globalstar’s Clifton and High River locations, Globalstar customers will be able to start surfing the web and accessing corporate data silos shortly.”
“Yippy’s compression software has performed perfectly over the last six months of beta testing and is an integral part of the evolution of data transfer via MSS delivery systems. Our collective teams are leading the way in affordable, superior satellite communications services for anyone who requires fast and efficient internet connectivity beyond the limitations of terrestrial networks,” commented Jay Monroe, Chairman and CEO of Globalstar.
About Globalstar, Inc.
Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, leveraging the world’s newest mobile satellite communications network. Customers around the world in industries like government, emergency management, marine, logging, oil & gas and outdoor recreation rely on Globalstar to conduct business smarter and faster, maintain peace of mind and access emergency personnel. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring and SCADA applications. The Company’s products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, the innovative Sat-Fi satellite hotspot, Simplex and Duplex satellite data modems, tracking devices and flexible service packages. For more information, visit www.globalstar.com.