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Topic - Lightsquared
A Virginia company is trying to revive its plan for a national high-speed wireless network, arguing that it can address federal regulators' concerns over interference with GPS devices.
Federal officials plan to kill a proposal to build a new national high-speed wireless network after concluding it would in some cases jam personal-navigation and other GPS devices.
The boss of an upstart Virginia company said Wednesday that his firm is on the cusp of solving technical problems that have dogged its effort to build a nationwide high-speed wireless network that critics worry will cripple military and commercial navigation systems.
Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday said its loss widened in the second quarter as it spent more to attract and keep customers, in the face of competition from AT&T and Verizon.
Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday said its loss widened in the second quarter due to investment losses and a tax expense, but its subscriber figures showed a fragile turnaround continuing.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski is poised to make a politically connected billionaire happy while potentially stranding millions of travelers. Venture capitalist Philip Falcone bet big money that the upstart firm LightSquared could provide faster and better wireless Internet access than well-established cellphone companies. That would be excellent, if true. There's just one hitch: LightSquared's technology can cause devices that use the global-positioning system (GPS) to go haywire.
New test results show that a proposed nationwide wireless broadband network would produce significant interference with GPS systems used for everything from aviation to high-precision timing networks to consumer navigation devices. Changes to the proposal could reduce interference, but wouldn't eliminate it.
New test results show that a proposed nationwide wireless broadband network would produce significant interference with GPS systems used for everything from aviation to high-precision timing networks to helping drivers find an unfamiliar address.
LightSquared, a Virginia-based company that plans to build a nationwide wireless broadband network, is proposing to adapt its network so as not to interfere with GPS systems.
Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems around the country.
New government test results show that a proposed high-speed wireless broadband network being launched by a company called LightSquared could jam GPS systems used for aviation, public safety, military operations and other uses.
A new, ultrafast wireless Internet network is raising concerns that it will overpower GPS signals across the U.S. and interfere with everything from airplanes to police cars to consumer navigation devices.
A new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network is threatening to overpower GPS signals across the U.S. and interfere with everything from airplanes to police cars to consumer navigation devices.
LightSquared, a company that's building a new nationwide wireless broadband network, says Best Buy will resell access to that network, starting with a trial early next year.
LightSquared, a company building a new wireless broadband network to compete with those of AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and Clearwire Corp., announced Tuesday its first phone-company customer, Leap Wireless International Inc.