Reston, Va. – mazu, a leading marine technology and satellite communications brand, announced today an exciting promotion for its innovative SportFishing app.

Users who download the SportFishing app will get a free year-long subscription, a value of $129.99. Offering reliable, affordable and global service, the Satellite-based solution delivers the very best fishing data on the market. The app provides comprehensive weather information, including real time sea surface temperature (SST) images, chlorophyll data, altimetry, seven-day GRIB forecasts, live buoy data and NOAA weather alerts on any mobile device.

mazu SportFishing offers an industry-first method of in-app communications with its innovative mazuChat. This powerful functionality centralizes communication with friends and other sport fishermen, allowing anglers to quickly and easily relay information on a private connection. mazuChat also gives users access to worldwide email and SMS communications, even when outside of cellular coverage.

A vital piece of safety equipment with worldwide search and rescue service, available 24/7, mazu SportFishing has an SOS button, that when activated provides two-way communication with responders, as well as vessel name and position. The unique SportFishing app also allows users to download data on their mobile device for pre-trip planning.

“mazu SportFishing is a must-have for all offshore anglers,” said Craig Myers, director of product management, mazu. “From increased fishing success on the water to chat capabilities and rescue services, the Sportfishing app elevates the angling experience. For that reason, we are offering downloads of this powerful tool for free for an entire year. Users now can have access to all the most vital fishing planning data at their fingertips without paying anything for a year. That’s the best value anywhere!”

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About mazu/SkyMate
Based in Reston, Virginia mazu/SkyMate is a technology company that specializes in using advanced engineering to simplify satellite communications. They have developed proprietary software that allows for sophisticated satellite signal compression that maximizes data transfer while keeping air time costs down. The user interface of the mazu system allows all types of customers to access the communication tools and information they need easily and effectively.