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Spain’s Andalusian fire authority fast-tracks deployment of Globalstar SPOT Gen3 satellite messengers

By GeoConnexion - 16th September 2020 - 15:26

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, and a provider of satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, announces that 550 SPOT Gen3TM satellite-enabled safety devices have been deployed to safeguard and track firefighters across the vast expanse of Andalusia in southern Spain. For this rapidly-delivered project, SPOT Gen3 satellite messengers are the backbone of an advanced fire management technology platform from wildfire solutions specialist Technosylva to monitor and protect the region’s fire response teams and vehicles. This was a particularly urgent requirement by INFOCA, the administrative authority for forest and wildfire management, a department of the Junta de Andalucia, the local government for this region. INFOCA needed a fast deployment of a far-reaching, reliable tracking system to monitor and protect firefighters as Spain deals with the many complications and risks created by the global Covid-19 pandemic.

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