News

ORBCOMM Launches Commercial Service for Its First Six OG2 Satellites

Rochelle Park, NJ, September 15, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has launched commercial service for its first six next generation OG2 satellites. ORBCOMM’s advanced OG2 satellites are providing both M2M messaging and Automatic Identification System (AIS) service for its global customers. ORBCOMM successfully launched the first six OG2 satellites on July 14, 2014, aboard a dedicated SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL.

After comprehensive in-orbit testing, the six satellites have been properly spaced within their orbital planes and are now processing over 20% of the network’s M2M traffic. With the addition of the OG2 satellites, ORBCOMM is now collecting over 13 million AIS messages from more than 130,000 unique vessels per day, surpassing all other AIS networks in service quality.

Connected World Magazine Names the 2015 CW 100

ORBCOMM Named One of Top Technology Leaders and Innovators in Connected Devices Marketplace

Carol Stream, IL, Sept. 11, 2014 – Today, Connected World magazine, connectedworld.com, releases its prestigious 2015 CW 100, an annual ranking of the technology leaders based on their contributions to the connected devices marketplace.

ORBCOMM Senior Management to Present at Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference

Rochelle Park, NJ, August 7, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Marc Eisenberg, and Chief Financial Officer, Robert Costantini, will be presenting at the 34th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference at the InterContinental Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. ORBCOMM will be presenting on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at4:30 PM Eastern Time.

ORBCOMM Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

– Successful Launch of 6 Next Generation Satellites –
– Total Revenues of $24.3 million Increased 31% –
– Adjusted EBITDA of $5.1 million Increased 24% –

Decker Truckline Selects ORBCOMM For Refrigerated Telematics Solution

Rochelle Park, NJ, August 5, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Decker Truckline, Inc. (Decker) to provide an industry-leading tracking and monitoring solution for its fleet of 800 refrigerated trailers. Founded in 1931, Decker is a diversified carrier, transporting flatbed, refrigerated and dry van freight throughout North America.

Decker will use ORBCOMM’s RT6000+, a powerful two-way cold chain telematics device that provides comprehensive temperature, fuel management, maintenance, and logistical applications services for its refrigerated fleet. ORBCOMM also will provide a robust web application with data reporting and analytics capabilities to increase in-transit visibility and efficiency of Decker’s refrigerated transport operations. Leveraging ORBCOMM’s proven solution, Decker will fully integrate the trailer data with its back-office platform to gain significant fuel savings, optimize temperature compliance, prevent unauthorized usage, and reduce maintenance costs.

ORBCOMM To Host Second Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call

Rochelle Park, NJ, July 31, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that its senior management team will host a conference call to review results of its second quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 10:30 AM ET. ORBCOMM’s financial results for the second quarter 2014 will be released on Thursday, August 7, 2014.

Chief Executive Officer Marc Eisenberg and Chief Financial Officer Robert Costantini will host the conference call.

To access the call, domestic participants should dial 1-800-768-6569 at least ten minutes prior to the start of the call. International callers should dial 1-785-830-7992. To hear a live web simulcast or to listen to the archived webcast following completion of the call, please visit the Company’s website at www.orbcomm.com, select the “Investors” tab, then select “Presentations” to access the link to the call. To listen to a telephone replay of the conference call, please dial 1-888-203-1112 domestically or 1-719-457-0820 internationally and enter reservation identification number 2550666. The replay will be available from approximately 3:30 PM ET on August 7, 2014, through 3:30 PM ET on August 21, 2014.

ORBCOMM Expands Global Market Territory

– Receives service authorization and begins the process to construct a GES in Oman through local telecom partner

– Brazil GES purchase completes Western Hemisphere GES consolidation enhancing service to entire region

Rochelle Park, NJ, July 29, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that Mahd Telecom, ORBCOMM’s Muscat, Oman-based national service provider partner for Oman and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, has been granted regulatory approval to provide ORBCOMM services in Oman. Issuance of the service authorization allows for installation of a new ORBCOMM Gateway Earth Station (GES) in Oman and completion of the radio spectrum licensing process. In addition, ORBCOMM has signed an agreement to purchase the ORBCOMM GES located near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from its local service partner, completing ORBCOMM’s ownership consolidation of all Western Hemisphere GES facilities.

ORBCOMM Announces the Successful Launch of Its First Six OG2 Satellites

Rochelle Park, NJ, July 14, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has successfully launched six next generation OG2 satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 11:15 am EDT. The OG2 satellites were successfully separated from the Falcon 9 launch vehicle into the proper insertion orbit.

“The successful launch of the first OG2 mission is a testament to the entire OG2 team at ORBCOMM, SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Boeing, and Moog, and I’d like to thank them for their hard work and dedication,” said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM’s Chief Executive Officer. “OG2 will enable our customers to send and receive more data, with greater speed, more efficiently than ever before.”

After an initial health check, the satellites will undergo extensive In-Orbit Testing (IOT) to verify that all subsystems are properly functioning. The satellites are expected to be providing full commercial M2M messaging and AIS services within the next 60 days.

ORBCOMM Wins 2014 M2M Evolution Magazine Asset Tracking Award

Rochelle Park, NJ, July 10, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that its GT 1100 solution has won a 2014 M2M Evolution Asset Tracking Award from M2M Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering the M2M movement. The award honors excellence in innovation utilizing M2M technologies to automate the asset tracking functions to increase efficiencies, reduce theft or optimize utilization of the asset.

ORBCOMM’s GT 1100 is a ruggedized, easy-to-install device with a low, one-inch height profile, making it ideal for tracking and monitoring trailers and other types of cargo assets. The GT 1100 is sensor-compatible and self-powered with solar recharging technology for low power consumption and long service life, which eliminates the need for frequent battery changes. The GT 1100 can also be paired with ORBCOMM’s robust web reporting application for comprehensive device management.

Swing Transport Selects ORBCOMM For Trailer Tracking Solution Across Dry Van Fleet


Rochelle Park, NJ, July 8, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that Swing Transport Inc. (Swing Transport) has selected ORBCOMM to deliver a comprehensive trailer tracking solution for its fleet of more than 1,000 dry van trailers. ORBCOMM’s solution will provide wireless connectivity through ORBCOMM’s state-of-the-art hardware and a robust, web-based analytics platform for fleet management.

ORBCOMM’s solution will enable Swing Transport, a privately owned logistics company specializing in the transportation of time-sensitive freight in the southeastern United States, to monitor its assets in real time, maximizing visibility and utilization. Swing Transport is using ORBCOMM’s award-winning GT1100, a ruggedized, easy-to-install device with a low, one-inch height profile, making it ideal for tracking and monitoring trailers. The GT1100 is sensor-compatible and self-powered with solar recharging technology for low power consumption and long service life, which eliminates the need for frequent battery changes.