Globalstar Product Management – Technical Support

Using Email to send SMS Text Message to a Globalstar Phone or Modem

Applies to:   GSP-1700, GSP-1720, GSP-1600, GSP-1620

You can send SMS messages to any of the above-listed Globalstar Terminals using a simple email.  There is no charge for this service.


  1. Simple text messages only.
    1. No attachments.
    2. No special formatting (bold, underline, italics, . . .)
    3. SMS will be created by concatenating the “Subject” field of the email to the body of the email.
    4. Maximum SMS length is 35 characters.
      • Any message (subject + body) with more than 35 characters will be truncated to 35 characters before the SMS is sent.
  2. Email the SMS message to globalstar_phone_number@message_server           where:
    1. globalstar_phone_number” is the phone number of the destination phone or modem
      1. Globalstar phone number in standard International Dialing Format, including the country code, but NOT including the “+” symbol.  For example:
        1. Globalstar Europe phone number:
          1. 336400XXXXX for a Globalstar Europe phone
          2. example: 33640012345@message_server
        2. North America phone number
          1. 1xxxyyyzzzz     where xxx is the Area Code and yyyzzzz is the phone number
          2. example: 12543781234@message_server
        3. Brazil phone number
          1. 8818xxxxxxxx
          2. example: 881872111111@message_server
    2. “message_server” can be any of the following message server names

Additional keywords:  SMSC

Written by Joseph Crowley

October 22, 2017 at 1:51 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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