LightSquared Feeling Entitlement, Demands FCC Approval for Spectrum Use

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Despite various reports of LightSquared’s proposed 4G LTE network interfering with GPS reception, the network is demanding that the FCC approve its rights to use the spectrum that it owns. LightSquared further asserts that since GPS devices use unlicensed spectrum, GPS-makers deserve no protection from the FCC. Following a delayed launch of its network due […]

Dish Network Wants to Create 4G LTE Network

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Satellite TV provider Dish Network wants to build a mobile broadband 4G LTE network with its existing spectrum, which when it had acquired was earmarked for satellite services. Dish Network wants to better compete with phone and cable companies that are now offering high speed Internet, paid TV offerings, and phone into a package. The […]

Sprint Reaches Deal to Deploy 4G LTE Network with LightSquared

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According to a report from Bloomberg, Sprint has reached a deal with Billionaire Philip Falcone’s LightSquared Inc to work together to deploy and operate LightSquared’s 4G LTE network in the United States. The deal is apparently worth $20 billion dollars and will span over the course of 15 years. It also calls for the companies […]