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NTIA Urges FCC to Reconsider Ligado Decision

5G

The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through a petition to repeal or reconsider its approval of Ligado’s application to use the L-band spectrum to deploy a terrestrial wireless network in support of 5G services.

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DoD Officials Testify Before Senate Panel Over FCC Decision on Ligado Application

Officials with the Department of Defense (DoD) appeared Wednesday before the Senate Armed Service Committee to oppose the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) approval of Ligado’s application to use the L-band spectrum to field a 5G network, citing its potential risk to GPS networks, CNBC reported Wednesday.

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Four Lawmakers Express Opposition to FCC Approval of Ligado’s Application

The chairmen and ranking members of House and Senate Armed Services Committees have asked the Federal Communications Commission to retract its approval of Ligado Networks’ application saying the company’s proposal poses a threat to the country’s GPS capabilities, economy and national security.

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Iridium Communications Debuts Iridium Certus 700 to Provide Enhanced L-Band Speeds; Bryan Hartin, Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications has released Iridium Certus 700 service to provide the most efficient L-band speeds within the industry, the company reported on Thursday. The service has become commercially available after its initial launch in 2019. 

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Speedcast Extends Fleet Contract with Major Norwegian Ship Owner to Deliver Increased VSAT Connectivity; Athina Vezyri Quoted

Speedcast International Limited announced on Thursday that the company has signed a multi-year fleet contract extension with a major Norwegian ship owner to deliver significantly increased VSAT connectivity along with the latest Iridium Certus back-up solution.

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