Global Telesat Donates Satellite Phones and Unlimited Calling to American Red Cross to Support Hurricane Sandy Victims
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/07/12 --
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCQB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles and related technologies, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Telesat Corp. ("GTC"), a provider of Mobile Satellite Solutions, has donated satellite phones with unlimited calling for one year in support of the relief efforts implemented to address the devastation caused by hurricane Sandy. The satellite phones and airtime will be utilized by the Manhattan Red Cross logistics department.
WSGI's President and CEO, Glenn D. Estrella, stated, "As a life-long resident of the New Jersey Shore, I experienced first hand the damage caused by Sandy and the effects of the loss of communications on both those impacted by the storm and emergency responders. While the cellular network providers work to re-establish their service, GTC wanted to ensure that emergency response workers were able to effectively do their jobs by being able to communicate immediately utilizing a satellite phone network."
About World Surveillance Group Inc.
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCQB: WSGI) designs, develops, markets and sells autonomous, lighter-than-air UAVs capable of carrying payloads that provide persistent security and/or wireless communications solutions at low, mid, and high altitudes. WSGI's airships, when integrated with electronics systems and other high technology payloads, are designed for use by government-related and commercial entities that require real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance or communications support for military, homeland defense, border control, drug interdiction, natural disaster relief and maritime missions. For more information regarding WSGI, please visit www.wsgi.com, or view our reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on http://www.sec.gov.
About Global Telesat Corp.
GTC provides mobile voice and data communications services globally via satellite to the U.S. government, defense industry and commercial users. GTC specializes in services related to the Globalstar satellite constellation, including ground station construction, satellite telecommunications voice airtime, and tracking services. GTC has an e-commerce mobile satellite solutions portal and is an authorized reseller of satellite telecommunications equipment and services offered by other leading satellite network providers such as Inmarsat, Iridium, and Thuraya. GTC's equipment is installed in various ground stations across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America. For more information regarding GTC, please visit www.gtc-usa.com.
Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements. These statements include the capabilities of any of GTC's products, services or solutions, and the suitability of any of GTC's products or services for any particular application. The words "forecast," "project," "intend," "expect," "plan," "should," "would," and similar expressions and all statements, which are not historical facts, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve and are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, any of which could cause the Company to not achieve some or all of its goals or the Company's previously reported actual results, performance (finance or operating) to change or differ from future results, performance (financing and operating) or achievements, including those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no, and hereby disclaims any, obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.
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