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Globalstar to offer short message service

The U.S. division of Globalstar Telecommunications, a satellite-based wireless telephone operator, is offering customers a way to send each other short text messages. For a limited time, Globalstar customers will be able to send 19-character text messages free of charge, the company announced Monday. To send a message, customers should visit the Globalstar Web site. Once at the site, customers can enter a 10-digit satellite phone number of the person to get the message, followed by any combination of numbers, letter or symbols.

The U.S. division of Globalstar Telecommunications, a satellite-based wireless telephone operator, is offering customers a way to send each other short text messages. For a limited time, Globalstar customers will be able to send 19-character text messages free of charge, the company announced Monday.

To send a message, customers should visit the Globalstar Web site. Once at the site, customers can enter a 10-digit satellite phone number of the person to get the message, followed by any combination of numbers, letter or symbols.