GlobaFone Selected for State Satellite Service Contract Renewal

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Massachusetts Department of Public Health chooses award-winning provider for Globalstar and Iridium service.

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The fact that GlobaFone is a multi-carrier provider gave us the advantage...

GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite Service Provider announced today that they have been selected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as their satellite provider. GlobaFone has been providing MA DPH with their award-winning service for five years under the previous contract. By State law, the contract had to be re-bid.

“We are pleased that MA DPH continues to support the GlobaFone value proposition,” said GlobaFone CEO Lou Altman. “We’ve enjoyed a very productive relationship over the past five years and plan to continue our close support to this critical organization.”

Under the contract GlobaFone will provide both Globalstar and Iridium satellite services to 77 State run hospitals. The satellite phones will enable the hospitals to remain connected in emergencies, when cellular and landline service is not working.

“The fact that GlobaFone is a multi-carrier provider gave us the advantage," said Altman. “Offering many solutions means we can mix networks and drive value to the client.”
The MA DPH contract is a one-year contract with four optional renewals.

ABOUT GLOBAFONE:
GlobaFone of Portsmouth, NH is an award-winning, leading service provider of satellite phone solutions to Federal, State and Local Governments, as well as corporate clients. GlobaFone’s solutions include five brands of satellite communications – Iridium, Inmarsat, Globalstar, Thuraya and VSAT as well as cellular service for lease with roaming in over 200 countries as and local cellular service in dozens of countries. For more information please visit http://www.globafone.com.

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