TITLE

FCC: LightSquared Mustn't Mess With GPS

AUTHOR(S)
EGGERTON, JOHN
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/22/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 32, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the statement of Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on the proposal of LightSquare Co. on hybrid satellite and terrestrial broadband wireless service during FCC monthly meeting on August 9, 2011. According to Genachowski, the agency will not allow the proposal to interfere with satellite global-positioning systems (GPS). It mentions that the agency has denied the blanket ruling of the company and provide conditional waiver.
ACCESSION #
65079995

 

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