Lightsquared Completes Next FCC-Mandated Step
Mar 1, 2011, 9:00 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Lightsquared today said that it has filed its first report to the Federal Communications Commission on spectrum interference. The FCC gave Lightsquared permission to operate its forthcoming nationwide LTE network in select sets of spectrum. One condition of the approval requires Lightsquared to perform an interference study with third-party organizations to make sure that its network won't cause problems for others. Lightsquared formed a working group with the United States Global Positioning System Industry Council (USGIC) and together they laid out their initial plans to the FCC. Lightsquared also recently successfully completed the first round of testing on its satellite, which was launched in late 2010.
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