May 26, 2011
SPOT's newest product is making it easier to stay in touch with family and friends back on shore with or without cell towers. SPOT Connect transforms a smartphone into a global one-way satellite communicator. Anglers could send custom text messages, short e-mails and facebook or twitter posts with GPS position from their smartphone, such as iPhone or Droid, over the Globalstar satellite network from virtually anywhere in the world. MSRP is $169.99, plus a required annual subscription of $99.99.