Satellites and stimulus loans

Krauss, Jeffrey
November 2010
CED;Nov2010, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p38
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the decision of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to withdraw the satellite authorization given to Globalstar LLC. It says that the decision can cause huge loss on the federal broadband stimulus fund because Globalstar LLC received 266 million dollars. It states that Globalstar failed to deploy new system of satellites that conform to the rules of FCC regarding the use of ancillary terrestrial component (ATC) in the mobile satellite service (MSS).


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