New Value-Added Reseller Makes Two-Way Communication Solution Available to Customers in Latin America
DeLorme, the innovation leader in personal satellite messaging, tracking and navigation technology, today announced a partnership with Spacenet Communications Services de Mexico (Spacenet Mexico), a licensed provider of satellite and video services to Mexico and Latin America. As a new Delorme value-added reseller, Spacenet Mexico will deliver the award-winning inReach™ two-way satellite communication solution to customers throughout the Mexico region, across all markets, including those in the marine, aviation, enterprise, consumer and government sectors.
“This marks DeLorme’s first partnership in Latin America. Establishing this important relationship with Spacenet Mexico expands inReach’s global presence and signifies our continued growth into international markets,” said Patrick Shay, DeLorme vice president and general manager. “DeLorme’s entrance into the Mexico market is key for communications users in that region, given the unique geography of the country, including a diverse land mass and expansive coastlines. Partnering with the recognized success of Spacenet Mexico and supported by the Iridium® satellite network, positions inReach as the safety and communication solution for the many people whose work and other pursuits take place every day in remote regions and other areas not covered by cell phone service.”
inReach is the first affordable satellite communicator with vital two-way SOS alerting and personal text messaging, message delivery confirmation and remote GPS Follow-Me/Find-Me tracking and locating capabilities. inReach also interfaces wirelessly with most popular smartphones and tablets, allowing interactive text messaging and address book syncing. The device is compact, lightweight, waterproof, buoyant, impact-resistant and it can maintain satellite signal lock even in difficult GPS environments.
When used in conjunction with DeLorme’s Earthmate app, the complete inReach experience provides worry-free navigation, remote worker tracking, as well as downloadable, up-to-date topographic maps and NOAA charts. DeLorme also offers a comprehensive enterprise-level back office solution with advanced features and a wide array of communication and tracking options.
inReach operates over the Iridium satellite network, providing truly global two-way satellite communications, high network reliability and low-latency data links (less than 60 second delivery of messages end-to-end) anywhere on Earth, even in areas outside of traditional cellular coverage.
“The opportunity to offer our customers the vital communication capabilities of inReach further builds on our commitment to delivering the best, high-quality satellite devices and services on the market,” said Joaquin Patron, CEO, Spacenet Mexico. “The comprehensive two-way features and affordable pricing of the inReach solution will provide the communications link that many of our consumer customers and larger enterprise users have been waiting for.”
DeLorme is a longtime leader in innovative mapping and GPS products, and most recently the company has earned numerous prestigious awards for its groundbreaking integration of GPS navigation and satellite communications. The ability to develop all the critical components necessary to compete in these fast-changing technologies distinguishes DeLorme as a provider of unique solutions for both the commercial and government markets. DeLorme is based in Yarmouth, Maine, U.S.A., and is home to Eartha, the world’s largest revolving globe. To learn more, visit www.delorme.com.
About Spacenet Mexico
Spacenet Mexico was established in 1996 in Mexico and is a privately owned 100 percent Mexican Corporation focused on providing carrier class IP fixed and mobile satellite services to corporate and government clients in Mexico, utilizing state of the art gateways in Puebla and Mexico City as well as maritime, aeronautical and terrestrial mobile satellite services (MSS) as Iridium LLC Joint Venture Partner in Mexico. Spacenet Mexico is the first licensed satellite service provider to introduce fixed and mobile satellite services in the Mexican market. Spacenet Mexico currently provides fixed and mobile services to large enterprise clients as well as various governmental institutions. Please visit spacenet.com.mx.